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How to tag someone in your Instagram story ?

Feb 2, 20223 min readKashish Tuteja

What is an Instagram Story?


"Instagram Stories" are vertical photographs or videos that last up to 15 seconds and disappear after 24 hours. They're presented at the top of an active user's app when they're logged in, rather than in the feed, and can be tapped through to view. There are a lot of things you can do with Instagram stories such as add music to your Instagram stories, post multiple photos on stories etc.


You may wish to tag someone in an Instagram Story for various reasons. If your post includes a photo or video of the individual in question, it's a good idea to tag them. Viewers can then click on their profile to learn more about them and, if they desire, to follow them.


You might wish to tag them if the stuff you're posting is relevant to them somehow. They'll be told that they've been tagged, ensuring they don't miss out on anything.


You may tag someone in your Instagram story in two different ways:


Method 1: Add text and then tag them


Step 1: Open Instagram and go to the story interface.

This step is elementary; you have to open the Instagram app, go to your profile page at the bottom right of your screen, and click on your profile.


Step 2: Choose your story

Choose whatever picture from your gallery/ Click one on the spot! or write the text you want from the Aa create icon.


steps to tag someone in your Instagram story


Step 3: Tap the "Aa" icon.

Tap the "Aa" icon in the upper right corner of your screen in the Story Editor interface.


Step 4: Username

As you start typing, Instagram will immediately pull up ideas for people you might like to tag. To pick them, tap on their profile photo.

The username will be underlined on Instagram.


steps to tag someone in your Instagram story



Method 2: Add a @mention sticker

The first two steps of both the ways are the same!


Step 3: Sticker symbol.

Tap the sticker symbol on the Story Editor interface.


steps to tag someone in your Instagram story


Step 4: @Mention sticker.

After tapping on the sticker symbol, select the @Mention sticker from the drop-down menu.


Step 5: Username

Begin typing the username you want to tag in the box below. Instagram will display suggestions, and you can choose a user by tapping their profile image.


steps to tag someone in your Instagram story


And that is all you need to do to tag someone in your Instagram story!


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