How do I save and edit a draft of my reel on Instagram?

You can record a reel and save it to your Instagram account or camera roll before sharing it. Drafts will be saved until you share or delete them. There isn’t a limit to how many drafts you can save.

Keep in mind, downloading your reel won’t save any music you added from the Instagram music library.

To save a draft of your reel to your Instagram:

  1. Tap on the reel you're recording.
  2. Tap , then tap Save as Draft at the bottom.

To edit a draft of your reel from your Instagram:

  1. Tap or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap below your profile info.
  3. Tap Drafts, then select the reel you want to edit.

To save a draft of your reel to your camera roll:

  1. Tap on the reel you're recording.
  2. Tap Save on the left.

To edit a draft of your reel from your camera roll:

  1. Tap or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap at the top or swipe right from anywhere in Feed.
  3. Scroll to Reels at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Tap in the bottom left and choose the draft of your video from your camera roll you want to edit.

You can record more clips and add music, effects, stickers and text to your reel.

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