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.
Why can’t I add story highlights on Instagram?
Enable Save to Archive 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 you add highlights on Instagram without posting your 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 a highlight to a story?
Tap or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
- Tap. If you don’t see, tap Story highlight.
- 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 (iPhone) or Done (Android).
Can I add old stories to highlights?
To add archived Story photos and video clips as Highlights, head over to your main Instagram profile. Under your bio, you’ll see a section called “Story Highlights.” From here, you can tap the + sign to add a new Highlight. When you tap, it’ll open up an archive of all of your old Stories.
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 rearrange highlights on Instagram?
The only way to change the order of your highlights, is by adding a new story to the highlight you want to change because Instagram story highlights are not arranged by alphabetical order. For doing this, you should know to which highlight you have to add story so that it comes to your desired order.
How do I create a highlighted story cover?
Follow these steps to create a new Highlight from your Instagram profile:
- Go to your profile and tap the +New button (the big plus sign).
- Pick the Stories you want to add to your new Highlight.
- Tap Next and name your new Highlight.
- Choose your Highlight cover, and tap Done.