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How to make a reel with photos?

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Instagram Reels have been all the rage since its launch in 2020, especially in countries like India where Tiktok is banned. While you’ll mostly see video reels on the platform, you might’ve come across a few with just photos. If you’re wondering how to make one yourself, you’ve come to the right place.

In this article, we have discussed how to make a reel with photos on Instagram in a few simple and easy steps.

Also read: How to find saved reels on Instagram?


How to Make a Reel with a single photo on Instagram?

Below we have explained the steps to make a reel with a single photo on Instagram.

  • Open the Instagram app on your phone and tap on Add (plus sign in a square) icon located in the middle of the tab menu at the bottom of the screen.
  • Slide on the Reel option located in the menu at the bottom of the screen.
  • Tap on the Gallery icon located at the bottom left corner of the screen.
  • It will open your gallery, and choose the photo you want to use for the reel.
  • On the next screen, you can add songs and scale the image by using the tools available on the left side of the screen and you can also adjust the clip from the option at the bottom of the screen.
  • The reel will be saved, click on the Next option. You can record more after the reel you made with the photo and also edit it by using the option on the left side of the screen.
  • Click on the Next button.
  • Add the details you want for the reel and then tap on the Share button.

Also read: How to add captions to reels?


How to Make a Reel with multiple photos on Instagram?

Below we have explained the steps to make a reel with a single photo on Instagram.

  • Open the Instagram app on your phone and tap on Add icon located in the middle of the tab menu at the bottom of the screen.
  • Slide on the Reel option located in the menu at the bottom of the screen.
  • Tap on the Gallery icon located at the bottom left corner of the screen.
  • It will open your gallery, Long press the first photo and then tap on other images that you want to use for the reel and then tap on the Next option.
  • On the next screen, select the audio you want for the reel and then tap on the Next option.
  • On the next page, you can edit the clip by the options at the top of the screen, after editing it tap on the Next button.
  • Add the details you want for the reel and then tap on the Share button.

Also read: How to find Instagram lives?

Akash Singh

Akash Singh

Akash is a law graduate who likes to go for bike rides on the weekends soul-searching for answers to his many existential questions. You can contact him here: singhakash95@pm.me

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