How to Add Stickers to Instagram Stories

Last Updated on October 23rd, 2020 at 11:50 am


With over 250 million people using Instagram Stories daily, it’s no surprise you want in on the action to stand out of the crowd and get more attention on this social media platform. But the sheer quantity of Stories can be overwhelming — how’s your business supposed to stand out?

One of the easiest ways to show your unique personality to your Stories is through Instagram Stickers.

With Stickers, you can do tons of things. For example, you can ask questions and create polls for your audience, add GIFs to an otherwise average photo, and include relevant information like temperature or location on it. Or, you could simply include an emoji to make your post more stunning.

Let’s discover the full range of possibilities with Instagram Stickers.

Instagram Stickers

Let’s jump into a few different ways to use Stickers in your next Instagram Story

1. Open up the Instagram app, and click the camera icon in the top left of the screen. This will open your Instagram Story.


2. Take a picture (or upload one). Click the peeling square smiley face in the top right — that is your Stickers icon.

add stickers to instagram stories

3. Here is your complete list of stickers. You can scroll through them, or search for what you want in the search box at the top.

add stickers to instagram stories

4. To create a poll, choose the “poll” sticker, and then type your question. Drag to reposition the sticker on your image.

add stickers to instagram stories

5. To add a GIF to your image, click the “GIF” icon and then scroll through trending GIFs, or search in the search box.

add stickers to instagram stories

6. The best way to learn about stickers is by experimenting. Try different stickers, like temperature, location, or emojis then decide what works best for you.

add stickers to instagram stories

7. When you’re happy with the finished product, click “Your Story” in the bottom left to add the post to your Instagram Story (but beware — too many Stickers can quickly become overwhelming).

There you have it! Stickers are one of the most effective tools at your disposal to ensure your Instagram Stories are fun, captivating, and original. For more Instagram Stories tips, check out “How to Make an Instagram Story Like a Pro“.

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