How To Add Multiple Photos To Instagram Story?

by Khadija Anwar
3 minutes
Add multiple photos on Instagram

Instagram story is a great way to give updates and share experiences and moments. You can share multiple photos, short videos, vertical images, and short formats that disappear after 24 hours. 

If you find it hard to add multiple pictures to your Instagram story at once, here are a few easy steps. 

Add multiple photos to Instagram using Instagram grid layout icon

Step 1:

Open the Instagram app, and tap the “Story icon” on the top left-hand corner.

tap your story

Step 2:

Tap “Select” and check mark all photos you want to add to the story

tap select

Step 3:

Once you choose all pictures from the gallery

Tap “Next”

tap next (2)

Step 4:

You will have two options: either upload multiple photos in layout or separately

Tap on “Layout”

tap layout

Step 5:

You can change the layout style by tapping on the “Layout icon.”

tap grid type layout icon

Step 6:

Once you change the layout style, tap Done

tap done

Step 7:

Now at this point, you can edit your final Instagram grid by adding text, GIFs, stickers, or effects.

tap edit

Step 8:

Tap “>” to move to the next tab

tap forward icon

Step 9:

Tap “Share” to add multiple photos to the Instagram story

tap share

Recap of the above steps is below

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Add multiple photos to Instagram separately

The first few steps are all the same as above. Check the preview below.

Go to your story and select the photos

Step 1:

In the next step, tap “Separate” next to the layout after selecting photos from the gallery. 

tap separate

Step 2:

Now you will have all images separately in the preview

You can edit them one by one by adding text, gifs, stickers, or effects.

Step 3:

Once editing is complete, tap “Next.”

Step 4:

Tap “Share” to upload multiple photos on the Instagram story. 

Here’s a preview of the above 4 steps.tap separate, edit pictures and share


How do you make college on Instagram stories?

Open the Instagram story, select pictures; you will have a layout option, choose grid style, and upload it. 

How do you put multiple pictures on an Instagram story?

You can either upload multiple stories separately or in a layout form. Once you select pictures from the gallery, both options will appear, as shown above in this guide.
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Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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