Instagram is a great app for socializing with your friends. You can post pictures and videos directly on your feed or on your 24-hour story. You can use the app for many other reasons than socializing. Many have started earning through it too.
Instagram stories can be a great way to keep your followers engaged. Whether it’s a picture of your dog or your lunch at a 5-star restaurant or clips of your Dubai vacation, you can fill your Instagram with lots of beautiful content.
Reposting stories are similar to posting stories. But here, you post other people’s stories on your account. There are many ways through which you can do that, whether you’ve been tagged or not doesn’t matter.
How To Repost Instagram Stories?
Today’s article is going to explain to you many different ways of reposting an Instagram story on your account.
Reposting an Instagram story where you’re tagged
A story where you’ve been tagged is the easiest to repost. But to repost using this method, first, you need to check one thing about the person’s account whose story you want to repost.
The owner of the account must have story sharing enabled in their account settings.
Below is a step-by-step guide to repost a public/private Instagram story where you have been tagged.
Step 1: Once that person has tagged you and posted their story on their account, you will receive an automatic DM from them. The DM will contain the story where you’re tagged and there will be an option “Add To Your Story“. Click on it.
Step 2: After that, that story will be taken to the story editing section. You can add words or stickers or gifs and edit the story in whichever way you wish to.
Step 3: After you’re done editing, share the story on your account.
Congratulations! You have successfully reposted their story on your Instagram account. This method can be used for both Android and iOS users.
Note: You don’t need to follow the account to repost their story.
Reposting an Instagram story where you’re not tagged
Just because you’re not tagged on a story, doesn’t mean the method to repost it should be difficult. Below are the steps to an easy way of reposting an Instagram story, both photos, and videos, when you have not been tagged.
Step 1: Go to the person’s account and search for the story that you want to repost.
Step 2: For pictures, you can screenshot their story. To save videos, you can use screen recording.
Step 3: Once you’ve saved the story that you want to repost, you can post it on your own story whenever you want.
However, in such cases, it’s always better to ask for permission from the actual owner of the story before reposting it on your account.
Note: To implement this method, the person’s account must be public or you must be following them.
In case you aren’t satisfied with this method, we have another one for you. This method involves the use of a third-party app to download stories. Below are the steps.
Step 1: Download any Instagram story saver app from Play Store/ App Store. Though there are many other apps like this, two tested apps for iOS and Android are Story Saver For Me and Instore, respectively. They work fine and are safe but you can use any app of your choice. Refer to the images to identify the apps.
Step 2: Put in your account details to log in.
Step 3: Once you’ve logged in, you will find all the stories of the accounts that you follow. Click on the person’s story from where you want to download photos/videos.
Step 4: On each story, there will be an option to download. Upon clicking on download, that picture or video will be downloaded and saved to your gallery. You can further repost this saved content on your story anytime you want.
How to repost an old story from archives?
When you post a story, it expires after 24 hours and your followers won’t be able to view it on your account anymore. But these stories do get saved in the archive section.
In this part of the article, we’re going to tell you how you can repost an old story of yours.
Step 1: Open the Instagram app and log in to your Instagram account.
Step 2: Click on your profile icon in the bottom right corner of the screen.
Step 3: On your profile screen, click on three horizontal lines on the top right corner to open the menu.
Step 4: Click on Archive. Here you will find all your story archives. Click on the one you want to repost and click on “Share” to share your story.
Note: For this method to work, you need to turn on “Save story to archive” in your story controls settings. If it isn’t turned on, sadly there’s no way to repost your old stories.
How to share Instagram stories on my feed?
If you want to repost Instagram stories on your feed instead of your story, refer to the steps given below.
Step 1: First, save your desired Instagram story to your gallery using the methods we’ve mentioned.
Step 2: Go to Instagram and log in to your account.
Step 3: Click on the “+” sign in the top right corner of the screen, beside the DMs sign.
Step 4. Select the story you want to repost and post it.
Repost using third-party apps
There are many apps in the App Store or Play Store which let you directly repost other people’s stories from their app. One of the best apps that we came across was “Repost Stories“.
Below are the steps to repost stories using a third-party app.
Step 1: Log in to your account on Repost Stories.
Step 2: Once you’re logged in, you will see all the accounts that you follow in a grid pattern. Click on the account from where you want to repost.
Step 3: Here you can see their current stories and their highlights as well. Click on the story that you want to repost.
Step 4: You can edit the story the way you want. After you’re done, click on “Repost”.
Step 5: Upon clicking on “Repost” the app will ask for permission to open Instagram. Click on Allow.
Step 6: You will be taken to Instagram and see two options: Story and Feed. Click on Story to repost.
Frequently Asked Questions
Reposting is not illegal if the person is allowing you to repost. If the owner of the story has written anywhere on his/her account something like “No Repost Allowed” then it’s better to not use their content.
There is no information about the maximum number of stories that you can post within 24 hours on Instagram’s help center.
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Everyone loves a good Instagram story. It catches the attention of your followers and makes them engage with you. If you like the content on someone else’s story and want to show it to your followers as well, you can easily repost it using our methods.
You can practically repost any Instagram story, no matter if you follow them or not or even if they haven’t tagged you. The only way you can’t repost is when someone’s account is private. Other than that, there’s a solution to every Instagram story reposting problem.
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