Step 1: First you need to open Instagram account on your device. Step 2: Next go to your profile and tap Story Highlights below your username and bio. Step 3: You need to tap New, the plus icon (+). Step 4: Next you need to select the story or stories you want to add to highlights and then tap Next.
How many highlights can you have on Instagram?
- You can add many Story Highlights (at least 20 or more according to Social Media Examiner’s research). You’re able to add a story (or part thereof) to one or more highlights. Your Instagram Stories Highlight title can be up to 16 characters.
Can you add to Instagram highlights without adding to story?
You need to go to Instagram Settings > Story Controls > Hide story from. Deselect Everyone. That’s how you can add Stories to Highlights without anyone seeing them.
How do you add directly to highlights on Instagram?
Go to your profile and tap below ‘Stories Highlights’. Tap to select the Story (or Stories) you want to add to highlights, then tap ‘Next’. Choose a cover photo and enter a Story name for your highlight, then tap ‘Add’. You can add more photos or videos to your highlight at any time by tapping ‘Edit Highlight’.
Why can’t I add to highlights on Instagram?
For proper functioning of Instagram highlights, a setting known as Save to archive should be enabled. That saves your stories in your archive. Later, you can add any past story to your highlight. If that isn’t enabled, you will not be able to use Instagram highlights.
How do I create a story highlight?
Step 1: Tap the profile button in the bottom-right corner of the screen. Step 2: Tap the + button to begin creating a new Story Highlight. Step 3: Scroll through your archive of past Stories posts and tap the circle in the bottom-right corner of each post you wish to add to the Highlight.
Can you post directly to highlights?
If you want to add a story from your gallery or camera roll directly to your Highlights, this wouldn’t be possible because Instagram only allows you to share a highlight based on what you’ve uploaded on Instagram stories and left for a full 24 hours.
Can you add highlights from close friends?
Add to Highlights Just like the normal stories, you can create highlights from the stories published in close friends. However, they won’t be visible to everyone. Only the members of your close friends list will be able to view them on your profile.