In this post, I’d like to show you how to add animations on to Instagram stories. Below are the steps to add an animation to your Instagram story, but if you’d like to watch my video and follow step by step instructions,  I have embedded my Instagram tutorial on how to add an animation to Instagram story.

How To Add Animation On To Instagram Story

Step By Step Instructions To Add Animation To Your Instagram Story:

1.Swipe right or tap on the camera icon on the top left corner to open your camera

2.Snap picture, Record video or select from Camera roll/gallery

3.Tap on the smiley icon to add animation

4.Tap on GIF

5.Pinch & Zoom to resize

6.Hold down on Animation to select timeline

7.Tap “Pin” or hold down on the GIF

How to add animations to Instagram story- Why Bother?

Adding an animation to instagram story would definitely make it interesting for your viewers. Try to add a funny touch while using animations on your Instagram stories.

With the new updates on Instagram algorithm-2018 Instagram stories play a major role on how your Instagram account is found. More viewer retention means more chances for your account to get into new hashtag stories and location stories.

Animations on Instagram story undeniably takes a major role in viewer retention. Spending a few more seconds to add an animation to your instagram story would help retain you viewers longer on your stories and possibly they would decide to follow you as well.

Instagram Tutorials:

Here is my Instagram tutorial playlist where you can find all Instagram tips and tricks. Feel free to leave a comment here on my blog post or any of the videos under Instagram tutorials if you can’t find what you are looking for.

Conclusion- How to add animations to Instagram story:

I hope you got to learn how to add animations on/to Instagram stories. It would be good idea to learn how to Turn on notifications on Instagram so that you can see what other people are doing with their accounts.

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