How do I use camera effects on Instagram?
You can add a camera effect to your stories and reels.
Add camera effects to your stories
  1. Tap in the top left of the screen or swipe right from anywhere in feed.
  2. Scroll to Story at the bottom.
  3. Swipe left at the bottom of the screen and select an effect. To see effects from independent creators, swipe all the way to the left and tap .
  4. Tap to take a photo or tap and hold to take a video. When using the front or back-facing camera, the effect you choose will automatically appear on the closest person’s face.
Add camera effects to your reels
  1. Tap in the top left of the screen or swipe right from anywhere in feed.
  2. Scroll to Reels at the bottom.
  3. Tap effects to scroll through the effects and select one.
  4. Tap your camera view and continue recording your reel.
Learn more about how to create an effect.
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