227: Instagram: How To Share Posts to Instagram Stories

New Feature: Share Feed Posts to Instagram Stories

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Update iOS App. New as of 5/21/18

Share Posts To Stories

This new update in Instagram allows you to easily share posts from the main feed of Instagram to your Instagram Stories.

Note: The account must be ‘Public’ and will not work on ‘Sponsored’ posts.

Update Release: May 21, 2018

The Steps:

  1. Update App (Version 46.0 or later)
  2. Open Instagram to Main Feed
  3. Select Post you want to add to your Instagram Stories
  4. Tap on the Paper Plane [➤] icon below image or video
  5. Click ‘Add post to your story’
  6. Instagram Stories will open
  7. Tap to Change Look of Post
  8. The original poster will be @ mentioned in your story.
  9. Zoom, Rotate, Scale, Markup…just like any Instagram Story
  10. Add To Story when Done
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To Opt Out:

If you do not want people to add your posts to their stories:

  1. Open Instagram Stories
  2. Click Gear Icon in the upper-left corner
  3. Toggle Off ‘Allow Sharing”
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Turn off if you do not want others to add your posts to their Stories.
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