How to add multiple photos to one Instagram story? [without 3rd party app]

Instagram has stories feature you can use to post updates to your followers quickly. The Instagram stories can be live for 24 Hours from the moment you posted on the app. You can post many Instagram stories one by one in the format of photos or videos. But what if someone wants to add multiple photos to one Instagram story? The answer is Yes, there is a way to achieve this and make your story cool. In this article, we will see how to add multiple photos to one Instagram story without using a third-party app. We will see the solutions for both Android and iPhone in easy step-by-step instructions.

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Pre-requisites to add multiple photos to one Instagram story

  1. You must have logged into your Instagram account from which you want to post a story.
  2. Finalize the photos that you want to put in one story.
  3. Identify the photos and their path (if it’s not in a gallery).
  4. You can also create a close friends list to send the story only to close friends.

Advantages of adding multiple photos to single Instagram story –

There are few advantages of doing this –

  1. No need to create a trail of the photos that look unprofessional.
  2. Many people don’t like to watch multiple stories and may skip your stories after 3rd, 4th photo.
  3. You can showcase more effectively by putting photos in a single story.

How to add multiple photos to one Instagram story?

There are several methods by which you can add multiple photos in one Instagram story –

  1. Using Stickers feature
  2. Using Layout function
  3. Using Collage maker app.

We will see all the methods one by one in detail –

Method 1 – How to add multiple photos to one Instagram story using the Stickers feature

  • Step1: Open Instagram App on your Android/iPhone and swipe left to open a story creation section. Allow all the required permissions.
  • Step2: Make sure that the ‘Story’ option is selected.
  • Step3: Then tap on the ‘photo picker‘ icon and select the 1st photo that you want to add.
  • Step4: Then pinch in to zoom out the photo and adjust the place and size of the photo as per your liking. Adjust the photo on the screen by dragging the photo with two fingers.
  • Step5: Now, tap on the Stickers icon to open the stickers section.tap on the stickers feature in Instagram app
  • Step6: In the ‘stickers list,’ click on the ‘photos‘ icon shown in the below image. (You can also select the camera icon to take a photo of the second image directly).select add photo option in stickers
  • Step7: Then select the second image you want to add to a single story. Adjust the photo on the screen by dragging the photo with two fingers.
  • Step8: Now, to add the third, fourth, and more photos, repeat the same procedure from step 5 to step 7.multiple photos in one Instagram story
  • Step9: Once you finish adding the photos, tap on the ‘Your Story‘ or ‘Send To‘ option and share your story with the followers.

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Method 2 – How to add multiple photos to one Instagram Story using the Layout option?

Instagram has a layout feature for a story feature. We can use this feature to add multiple photos to a single Instagram story.

  • Step1: Open Instagram App on your Android/iPhone and swipe left to open a story creation section. Allow all the required permissions.
  • Step2: Now, tap on the ‘Layout’ icon as shown in the image. You can also select the layout style as per your liking.select layout option in instagram story
  • Step3: Then, you have to add photos one by one to each section of the layout. You can directly take a photo or tap on the ‘photo picker‘ icon at the bottom and then select the photo you want to add to the first section of the layout.
  • Step4: Repeat the same procedure to add the photos to all the layout sections.
  • Step5: Once you finish the tap on the Right Icon at the bottom and then tap on the ‘Send To‘ button.
  • Step6: Then share the story your all the followers, close friends, or any individual contact.

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Method 3 – How to add multiple photos to a single Instagram story using the collage app.

If you want to be more creative and want to add multiple photos using different and new styles, you can use any third-party app to create a collage.

For instance, we are using the Picsart photo editor app to create a beautiful collage.

  • Step1: Open the Collage maker App (For now, it’s Picsart for me).
  • Step2: Select the ‘Create Collage‘ app from the menu.
  • Step3: Select the Layout for the Collage; also select the background color and other design features.
  • Step4: Select the photos you want to add in a collage and then tap on Download image.
  • Step5: Save the image to the phone memory.
  • Step6: Now, open the Instagram app and swipe left to open the Story feature.
  • Step7: Then tap on the photo picker icon and then select the collage photo that you have saved just now.
  • Step8: Then share the photo with followers, close friends, or individual contact as a DM.

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How to add multiple photos to one Instagram Post?

Want to add more than one photo to your post? Yes, it is possible; you can add up to 10 photos in a single post which can be viewed by swiping to the right.

Read our exclusive guide on how to add multiple photos to one Instagram post to read step-by-step instructions.

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Summary

We have seen three different methods to help you solve how to add multiple photos to one Instagram story. In case you have any questions, queries regarding the information provided in this article, feel free to write to us in the comment section below. You can also visit the Instagram section to allow us to help you with all your Instagram-related queries.

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