How To Create GIF’s For Instagram Stories

How To Create GIF’s For Instagram Stories

Any innovative and fresh upgrade on social media is absorbed and accepted with open hands. Owing to this, all social media platforms strive for introducing new and innovative features that can keep users engaged.

Recently, Instagram gave its users a new breeze of an exciting yet completely innovative feature. Instagram users can now add GIF to their Instagram stories and add more fun and animation. Isn’t that exciting?

Instagram is said to have integrated GIPHY with an image sharing platform owned by Facebook. As a result, innumerable stickers are now available in the stickers tab in Instagram Stories. Not just that, you can choose from a varied range of GIF’s available, you can also take help from the sticker suggestions and easily add colors to your lifeless and dull moments and make them colorful, artistic and happy. Once done you can easily share them with your friends and family.

If you are wondering how to make it possible, don’t worry you have landed at the right place. This how-to article will easily let you add GIF to your Instagram Stories. So, without any further delay, let’s start:

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How To Add GIFs To Instagram Stories On Android:

Click a Picture or Choose One from The Gallery

  1. As a preliminary step launch Instagram app on your Android device.
  2. Now click on the camera icon located on the top left corner of the app screen.
    instagram camera
  3. Here, you can either click a new picture or may choose an old one from the Gallery as per requirement. If you choose to add an old picture simply click the first box located on the bottom left corner of the app screen and then choose the picture as per desire.
    camera mode instagram

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Choose And Add a GIF To Your Instagram Stories

Now that you have selected the picture, it’s time to add some fun to it. Yeah, it’s time to add GIF to your Instagram Story on your Android device. To do so:

  1. From the top right corner of the screen locate the square smiley icon and tap on it.
    add gif instagram
  2. Clicking that will show you ample options, locate and click on GIF button. This will let you add GIF’s to Instagram Stories. Here you can choose from the list of available options. It also gives you the feature to search for the desired GIF’s.
    instagram GIF
  3. Once you have selected it, the GIF will automatically be added to your Instagram Story. You can then adjust the location and size as per your need.
    GIF instagram story

Let your Instagram Followers see your Stories, Share it with them

Now that you have added GIF’s to your Instagram Stories the next step is to share it. Simply click on Your Story or choose the Send To button.

share instagram stories

That’s it. This was how you can share your pictures and videos in a more innovative and expressive manner. We hope this easy to learn article of how to add GIF’s to your Instagram Stories will boost your social media experience.

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Pragya Dani is a technical blogger at Systweak. She loves exploring hidden and lesser known features of gadgets and all things tech. Pragya also likes trying out different cuisines and Italian tops her list

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