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Posted by on August 17, 2021

Stickers- Instagram stories stickers are one of the many features that make Instagram stories exceptional. It gives users the ability to add tons of context to their Instagram stories.

By offering features such as location, hashtag, polls, weather, questions, and more, they are versatile tools for Instagram story users to tell their story and share memorable Instagram experiences with their Instagram story viewers.

Let’s look at how Instagram stickers are used

How to Add Instagram Stories Stickers?

To use stickers in your Instagram stories, you need to start by creating a story, here’s a how to do it step wisely

  1. Create your story (photo or video) by tapping the camera icon at the top left-hand corner of your screen.
  2. Tap the sticker icon (a square smiley with a folded corner at the top right-hand side of your screen
  3. Choose any sticker you’d like to use from the screen that comes up. Each sticker has its unique properties and is customizable.

You can resize the sticker by pinching and reposition the sticker by dragging it to where you want it.


How to Add Instagram Stories Caption Sticker?

Nearly 50% of Instagram  viewers watch videos do so with the sound turned off. That means, they need an alternative way to access the information in your story. A caption is a great way to give them that.

To make content more useful to viewers, Instagram auto-generates captions for videos when caption stickers are added.

To add caption stickers;

  1. Create video content (Caption stickers is only available for videos in Instagram stories)
  2. Tap the sticker icon at the top right side of your screen.
  3. Select the caption sticker
  4. Instagram auto-generate captions for your video.
  5. Check and edit the auto-generated caption by tapping the text.
  6. Drag and pinch the sticker to reposition and resize respectively. Just like with other stickers.
  7. Change the caption color and font with the tool at the top and bottom of your screen.

How to Add Instagram Stories Location Sticker?

Location sticker is popular on Instagram stories for some important reasons which include;

People with brick-and-mortar businesses have a location page where customers can check them out. Users can find this location in the places tab when they search. If your story contains the location people are searching for, you might end up with more views and more engagement ultimately.

To add location hashtags to Instagram stories

  1. Tap the sticker icon located at the top of your screen
  2. Select the location stickers from the list of stickers that comes up.
  3. Choose your location of choice from the list
  4. Customize the sticker to complement the appearance of your story.

How to Add Instagram Srories Hashtags Sticker?

Like location, adding a hashtags sticker to your Instagram stories expands its reach to a wider audience.

To add hashtags to your Instagram stories

  1. Create a post
  2. Tap the sticker icon
  3. Select the hashtag sticker from the list of stickers.

Instagram allows users to add up to 10 hashtags to a story. Immediately you start typing, Instagram automatically suggests a trending, popular and relevant hashtag. You can use them to make your story content more discoverable because those hashtags suggested by Instagram are what people are interested in at the moment.

Note: Make sure you only use relevant hashtags; you don’t want your audience confused.

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