How to put background photo in Instagram Stories

Instagram (Android | iOS | Web) is one of the most used social networks in the world, for being able to share photos, videos and other things in Stories. Although you can customize with different fonts and stickers, the background only has a few gradients as an option.

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But if you want, it is possible through a sticker to change the look of the background of your posts in Stories. The method taught below is valid only for photos, not yet possible with videos.

How to put background photo in Instagram Stories

Step 1: go to Instagram and go to the post you want to replicate and hit the share button.

Step 2: Click on “Add Post to Your Story”.

Step 3: press the face icon at the top as shown below.

Step 4: between the stickers and buttons, go to the camera roll symbol.

Step 5: ”push” the post to the corner with your fingers so you can arrange the background photo as you wish.

Step 6: when you’re done, click on the post to make it go back to the top.

Step 7: now just click on “Send to” and your Story will be shared.

Ready! Now you know how to put background photos in your Instagram Stories to further personalize the content you share on the network.

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