How To Repost A Story On Instagram?

by Khadija Anwar
4 minutes
Repost-on-Instagram

Reposting on Instagram is a great way to keep your audience engaged. People repost all kinds of content; memes, quotes, short videos, etc. Some of us see stories of our friends and want them to reshare and wonder how to do it.

According to the Instagram help center, you can repost if you are:

  • Already tagged in a story
  • Using a public account

Share Someone’s Post From Feed To Your Story

Step 1:

Tap paper airplane as shown in the image below.

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Step 2:

Tap add to your story

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You will get editing options along with the post.

You can add stickers, text, gif, draw or save

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Step 3:

Tap > icon to move to the next tab. 

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Step 4:

Tap share to repost

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Note: If you don’t see “share on the story,” they must have disabled post resharing, or the account isn’t public. 

 

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Share Story When You Have Been Tagged

When someone mentions your account in a story, you get notified. It magically appears in your DM. 

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Step 1:

Open DM and tap add to my story.

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Editing options appear along with the story

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Step 2:

Click the “> icon to go to on the next tab. 

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Step 3:

Tap share to repost

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How To Repost A Story from Archive?

Some contents are interesting enough that you want to post them often. We have a way to immortalize the same subject often. 

Step 1:

Tap “profile icon” in the bottom corner

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Step2:

Tap 3 bar hamburger icon

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Step 3:

Go to archive

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Step 4:

Select a story

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Step 5:

Tap Share

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Note: For business accounts, you will get the “Boost” option instead of “share”. Tap “more” and navigate to“share” and tap it as highighted in the Gif below.

 

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Step 6:

While after tapping the “share” button whether its a business or normal account, you will see a preview of your story with options to edit it.

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Step 7:

Tap > to proceed

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When you process, you will get options to share posts on a story or in DM.

Tap share and repost it. 

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FAQS

Why can’t I repost stories on Instagram?

You might not see the “share on story” option for some posts. 

The reason could be one of two: the account isn’t public, or they have disabled sharing mode. 

How do you add someone’s story to your story without being tagged? 

If you aren’t tagged and you want to repost the story. Just go on the public account of your interest, pick up the feed, tap airplane paper and share the story. 

Do we have a story reposting option for PC or laptops?

No, we have this option only for mobile. 

Khadija Anwar

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