How to Add Video to an Instagram Story

The Instagram story feature is a great place to add quick form content that you want to share with followers…

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The Instagram story feature is a great place to add quick form content that you want to share with followers while out and about or on-the-go.

Stories are visible for 24 hours as standard, after which they can be added to a highlights reel or else removed completely from your profile.

Stories support different styles and types of content, be it a text update, a photo, a boomerang, or a video – with this article letting you know exactly how to add a video to your story in just a few short steps.

3 Steps To Add a Video To Your Instagram Story

  1. Head to your profile page then click on the plus sign in the square box, located to the right of your username along the top of the screen
  2. Select ‘Create Story’
  3. You can now scroll through the media on your device to find the video you want to upload. Select the video and then edit it as preferred – cutting it down, adding extra sound and audio, and inserting other visual features.

And voila! It really couldn’t be easier to add a video to your Instagram story, letting your followers know what you are up to!