10 Instagram Story Hacks That You Must Know

Hey Guys, in this post we are going to see the top 10 Instagram Stories Hacks, Tips & Tricks that you probably don’t know about. And if you haven’t subscribed to this site, please enter the registered email below and hit the submit button to learn something new. So, without any further late, let’s get started.

1. Glowing Emoji

First one in the list is adding the glowing emoji to the Instagram stories. To do this,

  1. Open Instagram stories
  2. Tap on the text option
  3. Here add the desired emoji
  4. Now choose, Neon as the text effect and
  5. there you go,

You will see the neonish emoji. Let me show you the comparison between the normal emoji and the neon emoji side by side. (watch video below)

2. Instagram Story College

Second hack here in the list is creating a collage with in Instagram stories. The process is different for Android and iOS smartphones. I’ll show you the simple method for both the devices.

For The Android Users:

You need to download the Swift Key Keyboard from the Play store. If once downloaded, open Instagram Stories then click a solid background picture. Now choose this Text Icon (shown in the video below). Now choose the Swift Keyboard by choosing keyboard icon below or you can change the keyboard from the system settings too. If once you choose the Swift Keyboard, Choose this emoji Icon then go to this PIN option.

Here tap on ‘Create’ then select the picture that you would like to include in your collage then tap on this ‘Send’ icon. You can even add the text using this Text option. Now repeat this step once again (if needed) to add more images to the one Instagram story. You can align the imported picture like your wish and style your collage like you need. (watch video below)

For The iPhone Users:

It is much more simple than you think. Open the Instagram stories then select a solid background picture. Now switch to Photos app then copy the picture that you would to include in your story collage. Once you select the image, switch back to Instagram stories and there you see a popup of the selected image.

Just tap on add sticker icon to import it to the current Instagram story collage. Repeat this step once again to import another picture. Re-arrange them (if needed) like you wish to look your Instagram story way cooler. (watch video below)

3. Glitter Text

Third trick is adding the glitter text. To do this, create an Instagram story then select a solid background picture. Now tap the sticker icon then search for a GIF that is having more shiny glitter effect. Now zoom-in the GIF until it takes the whole screen.

Now download this created image and close the whole story by choosing discard. Now next step, you need to import the downloaded GIF to the Instagram story then choose the brush option then pick the solid background color and then hold down the screen until the solid background fill up the entire screen. Now take the eraser, adjust the brush size and write the text that you would like to. Cooooool. Isn’t it? (watch video below)

4. Drop Shadow Effect

Fourth one is, the drop shadow effect to the text. To do this, Open Instagram then create an instagram story. Import the picture then choose the text option and write the desired text two time with the same font size. Now choose a text then change the color and then place it on the darker text. This looks exactly like this. Click at the share button below this post if you find this useful! Watch Video Below. (watch video below)

5. Make Text Gradient

Fifth trick in the list is to add gradient text to the Instagram Stories. To do this, import an image then add the desired text by choosing this add text option. Now select the whole text then press and hold a color to see this color pallet. Now swipe the text and the color at the same time to make the text gradient. You need some practice to do this perfectly. Give it a try. (watch video below)

6. Style Your Photo

Sixth tip here in the list is styling your photos. To style your photos in Instagram story, all you need to import the photo and choose the brush option then use your creativity and draw some lines. Now remove the unwanted lines which makes your photo look way more cooler than a normal one. You could even add a glow effect to the lines that you have drawn. Try it out. (watch video below)

7. Repetitive Background

Seventh one is to add a repetitive background to your Instagram story. If you send an Instagram post to the story then you will see a normal boring background like this one (watch video below). But do you know that you can design/style your background like you need? Here is how you can do that. Choose the Instagram post and click ‘Add Post to your story’.

Now choose text option and add something like you desired. You can add icons, symbols, text etc. like you wish. Let me type tech empty and copy the same text then align it exactly like I shown in this post image. This is pretty good than a normal boring solid back ground. Right? Click on the share button below this post if you find this useful! (watch video below)

8. Style Video Story

Eight tip here in the list is to style your Instagram video stories. Instead of sharing the normal video stories, add some GIFs (animated) to the video to make it more appealing. To do this, import a video then scale the video like you need. Now let me add the recorded GIF and the corner frames to the video. This is something different than a normal one. I think so. (watch video below)

9. Pin Sticker

Ninth one is to pin stickers or emojis to your Instagram stories. This is something that most people don’t know about. To pin an emoji or a sticker, you just need to record a video then select sticker icon then search for the right GIF or emoji that suits well to the story. Now click and hold on the sticker or the emoji and there you will a bar which will help you to pin the selected sticker or emoji at a certain place. If I need the sticker to appear, then let me adjust the bar then choose PIN. Finally, this will look Awesome. Right? (watch video below)

10. Style Text Story

Tenth tip is to style your Instagram text stories. Make use of these lines to make Instagram story more engaged. With just underscore or special characters, you can create an elegant looking story like this. Try it out. (watch video below)

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