How to put a post in Instagram stories: By taking a look at your Instagram, have you noticed the presence of a particularly nice and / or interesting post that you would like to share via a story. No problem: thanks to a function offered by the same social network, you can perform this operation in a really simple way with regard to your posts but also for those of others, as long as the author of the content has not decided to make no shareable their posts, customizing some privacy settings.
Having said that, if the topic interests you and you can’t wait to deepen it, you couldn’t have ended up in a better place than this! In the next few lines, in fact, I want to explain to you in detail how to put a post in instagram stories using the official app of the social network for Android and iOS.
So, what are you doing still standing there? Strength and courage: sit down comfortably, take all the time you need to concentrate on reading the next lines and, more importantly, implement the “tips” I will give you. There is nothing left for me to do but wish you good reading and, above all, have fun!
How to put posts in Instagram stories
As anticipated, in the next chapters of this tutorial I will explain you in detail how to put a post in the stories of Instagram both for the posts you have published and those shared by other users.
In this regard, I immediately anticipate that to carry out this operation, all you need is the social network app that you must have previously downloaded from the Play Store for Android or through alternative stores and fromApp Store for iOS. So, continue reading to find out more.
Android / iOS
For put a post in Instagram Stories on a smartphone you must first log into Instagram, in order to view its main screen (the house icon).
At this point, scroll through the Feedto search for the content of your interest (in case you want to publish in the stories a post of another user) or go to yours profile to locate the post of your interest.
Once you have located the post to share in your story, tap on theairplane icon located on the left side (near the buttons to like and comment on the content) and, in the menu that opens, select the item Add posts to your story (If you don’t see this, the user may have decided to prevent sharing of posts in Instagram stories or he may have a private account).
This will open the screen relating to the creation of a new story, with thepreview of the same: then tap on it, to select the appearance of the thumbnail of the post (there are only two to choose from) and, when you are ready to do so, publish the content, pressing on the voice Your story (lower left).
You don’t have your smartphone handy at the moment and would like to know how to put a post in instagram stories from pc? Sorry to disappoint you but, unfortunately, at the time of this writing, the website and the application of Instagram for Windows they do not offer this possibility.
If in the future the function in question will also be made available for Instagram from PCI will promptly update this part of the article, including the necessary instructions to do so.
How to prevent posting in Instagram stories
I want to explain now how to prevent posting in instagram stories, should the thing interest you. I already anticipate that the operation in question is very simple to implement: just go to the privacy settings of your account and select the option that prevents others from sharing theirs post in stories.
To proceed, start the app Instagram on your device Android or iOS and, in case you haven’t already, log into your account. Then he presses on button (≡) located at the top right of your section profileselect the item Settings from the menu that appears and, in the screen that opens, tap on the items Privacy> History.
At this point, move up OFF the switch lever located in correspondence with the wording Allow sharing in the story And that’s it. From now on, no one will be able to share yours post in their own stories (except you, of course). Happy?
How to put background Instagram stories with posts
Would you like to put abackground image at stories of Instagram when you share a post in the same? In this case you must take into account that, currently, there is no dedicated social network function suitable for carrying out this operation; however, as I will explain shortly, you can do it by putting in place a little “trick”.
To start, in fact, start the social network app on your smartphone and log in to your account, if you have not already done so. Once this is done, locate the post you want to share in stories and press onairplane iconto open the story creation editor.
At this point, as you can see, the social network will automatically add a colored background, but if you want to add a custom background, press the stickers button at the top (the square emoticon icon) and then tap on gallery stickerto upload an image from your smartphone’s media gallery.
Now, zoom in on the background as much as possible, using the pinch to zoom, but leaving a small space on one side, in which you have to move the preview of the post which will thus be placed in the background. At this point, double tap onpreview of postto bring it back to the foreground and thus have the image previously added as a background.
Finally, to publish the story, click on the button Your story located at the bottom. Easy, right?