Instagram Story Hacks

Three Quick Hacks For Engaging Insta Stories

Instagram Story Hacks

Instagram Stories are a great way to engage with your customers without ruining your beautifully crafted Instagram feed.  Having said that though, how do you create engaging content and stop your customers from skipping? Check out these three quick Instagram Story Hacks!

Instagram Story Hacks Hands Free
Record video hands-free
  • Swipe right from your home screen to open the Instagram Stories camera
  • Swipe through the options at the bottom of the screen: Normal, Boomerang, etc. and stop at the HANDS-FREE recording option
  • Tap the record button at the bottom of the screen to begin recording
  • To stop recording, either let the maximum time run out or tap the capture button again
Instagram Story Hacks Text
Add as much text as you want to in Stories
  • Swipe right from your home screen to go to the Instagram Stories camera
  • Snap an image or record a video
  • Tap the screen to add text OR tap the Aa icon in the upper right-hand corner
  • Write your desired text
  • Tap the > icon
  • Repeat as many times as needed to add more text
Add a soundtrack to your Story with Instagram’s music library
  • Once you've taken a photo or video to add to your Story, tap the STICKERS icon (folded smiley face) at the top of the screen
  • Then tap the MUSIC sticker from the menu to open Instagram’s music library
  • Choose your song by searching for a specific track or browse by mood, genre, or what’s trending
  • Tap PLAY to preview the song before adding it to your Story
  • Once you’ve selected a song, you can fast-forward or rewind it to start it at a specific point
  • Finish adding to your post as usual and click the YOUR STORY button at the bottom to publish it.
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