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How to make Instagram reels with photos ?

Feb 1, 20223 min readParvathy Nair

Many people think making Instagram reels has to be done strictly through opening Instagram reels and recording them.


Not many are aware that Instagram allows you to create Instagram reels out of the pictures and videos you already have in your gallery. It also allows you to add effects and background music to your already existing videos and pictures.


How to make reels out of photos


Step 1:Reels

Go to the reels section of your home screen, then you will see a camera icon on the top right corner


Step 2:Create

After reels are opened, you will be able to see the gallery icon on the bottom left of the screen


steps to make Instagram reels with photos


Step 3: Select

Now its time to select your picture; tap on the drop-down menu, select the folder from which you want the picture from


Step 4: Adjustments

After choosing the picture, you can adjust the time (how long the picture will be seen in the reel) by dragging the sides of the slider and then select Add on the top right corner


steps to make Insta reels with photos


Step 5: Repeat

For adding more pictures, just repeat the 3 and 4


Step 6: Post

Once all the images are added, select the audio from the audio section, and once you are happy with the final, you can preview it and then proceed to post it


steps to make Instagram reels with photos


Now we will proceed to show you how to add multiple photos and videos into a single Instagram reel


Step 1: Reels

Go to the reels section of your home screen, then you will see a camera icon on the top right corner


Step 2: Create

After reels are opened, you will be able to see the gallery icon on the bottom left of the screen


steps on how to make Insta reels with photos


Step 3: Select

Now its time to select your picture, tap on the drop-down menu, select the folder from which you want the photos and videos


Step 4: Multiple Option

Tap the multiple options on the top right corner to choose the videos and pictures


steps to make Instagram reels with photos


Step 5: Adjustments

Drag and adjust the duration of the videos and photos, then proceed to preview and post


step 1 to make Insta reels with photos


Conclusion


Instagram is trying its hardest to keep its consumers from other platforms for editing and posting videos. The only drawback is its audio policies which allow the download of the reel created but not the audio used that's were you can use our Instagram video, reels ,and story downloader.


To learn more about Instagram reels and all things Instagram visit our website , follow reel it on Instagram and download our app to explore popular trends and Instagram reels.