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How to post multiple photos on Instagram story and post?

Sharing highlights of your day on your Instagram stories or posts are the kind of content that increases the level of engagement on your profile. However, sometimes, just one photo per story or post isn’t enough to convey the message. For this very reason, Instagram supports adding multiple photos or videos to your posts or stories.

Keep reading this article to know more about sharing multiple photos on your Instagram stories and posts.

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How to share multiple photos on your post?

Well, let’s start with the basics first and get right to one of the most useful features of Instagram — sharing multiple photos on your post.

Follow the steps mentioned below to add multiple photos to your Instagram post.

How to post multiple photos on Instagram story and post?
  • Open Instagram, tap the + icon in the top right and select Post.
  • Tap the Select Multiple option and select the photos you want. Alternatively, you can tap and hold the first photo in the series and select the ones you want in order. Tap the next arrow when you’re done selecting posts.
How to post multiple photos on Instagram story and post?
  • Add any filters you want. Once done, tap the next arrow again.
  • Now write a caption, tag any people you want or ad a location. Once you’re done, click the tick mark in the top right to post your photos.

Note that the orientation of your photos, whether landscape or portrait, will remain the same for all your photos.


How to share multiple photos on your story?

There are two different ways around this feature to add multiple photos to your Instagram story. You can choose to create a layout of your photos on your story; alternatively, you can tap on the photos sticker to add selective photos to your story.

We have discussed both the methods in the following section:

Creating a layout for Instagram story

Follow the steps mentioned below to create a layout for your Instagram story:

How to post multiple photos on Instagram story and post?
  • Open the Instagram app and tap on the + icon followed by Story.
  • Tap on the story layout option on the left.
How to post multiple photos on Instagram story and post?
  • If you want to change the grid, tap on the Change grid button.
  • Once you’re done selecting a grid, tap the + icon in the bottom left and add the photos to your grid. You can also just click a picture using the capture button.
How to post multiple photos on Instagram story and post?
  • Once you’re done adding photos, tap the tick button in the center to finalise the format.
  • Tap the Your Story option to post the story.

Sharing multiple photos through photo sticker

If you’d want to add multiple photos using a sticker instead, follow these steps.

How to post multiple photos on Instagram story and post?
  • Open the Instagram app and tap on the + icon followed by Story.
  • Either take a picture or tap the icon in the bottom right to select a photo to post.
How to post multiple photos on Instagram story and post?
  • Tap the sticker button.
  • Select either the camera sticker if you want to take a picture and add it, or the photos sticker if you want to add photos from your gallery. We’re going with the photos sticker.
How to post multiple photos on Instagram story and post?
  • Select the photo you want to use.
  • Tap the Your Story option to post your story.

You can repeat the steps mentioned above as many times as you’d want to add multiple pictures. Note that you can drag the photos to change their position on your screen, and you can change the shape of the image by tapping on the photo.

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