Instagram stories are located in a bar at the top of your newsfeed and are represented by a multicolored ring around the profile picture of the story’s creator. Tap the profile picture, and the story opens full screen for you to watch.
How can I see someone’s story on Instagram without them knowing?
Here’s what to do:
- Find the profile whose Story you want to view secretly on your feed, and click on the profile right next to it.
- Tap on the Story to pause it, and then slowly and carefully swipe in the direction of the Story you want to view.
Why can’t I see stories on Instagram?
You can’t see Instagram stories because you’ve either changed your date and time recently, or you used a sticker in one of your stories. If you changed your date and time recently, you will not be able to see stories on Instagram. The Instagram music sticker is known to cause errors in the app.
How do you use Instagram Stories?
How to use Instagram Stories
- In the app, click the plus icon at the top of the screen.
- At the bottom of the screen, choose STORY from the menu.
- Optional: If you want to switch to the selfie camera, tap the switch-camera icon on the bottom right.
- Tap the white circle at the bottom of the screen to take a picture, OR…
How do you see recent Stories on Instagram feed?
You’ll see the new tiles while scrolling throughout the feed, under a “Recent Stories” heading. You’ll see three rather large tiles next one another, with each one offering a quick preview of another user’s story and the option to tap to view the whole story.
Do Instagram Stories disappear?
Instagram Stories allow Instagram users to share photos and videos to their Story — which is visible to followers of the user’s Instagram account. Like Snaps in Snapchat, Instagram Stories disappear after 24 hours.
What is the point of Instagram Stories?
‘Instagram Stories’ helps users to capture everything in between and create a bigger, richer story than a series of individual photos can provide. Stories are temporary too – they hang around for 24 hours and then they’re gone, just like that cake you bought.
What is an Instagram Story vs post?
Instagram posts are evergreen. They appear on your profile forever (unless you delete them), so they tend to get more views over a longer period of time. Instagram Stories are only 15 seconds long and disappear 24 hours after they are posted.
How long do Stories stay on Instagram?
Photos and videos you share to your story disappear from Feed, your profile and Direct after 24 hours, unless you add it as a highlight. Keep in mind that you can also save photos and videos from your story or share your story to Feed.