To create a highlight, tap the “New” circle at the far left. From there, you can choose any stories from your archive, select a cover for your highlight and give it a name. Once you’re done, your highlight will appear as a circle on your profile that plays as a stand-alone story when someone taps it.
How do I turn my stories into highlights?
Create Highlight from the archived stories
- Go to your Instagram profile and tap Story Highlights below bio.
- Tap the plus icon.
- In the new window, tap and select the stories you want to appear in the Highlight and tap Next.
- Tap ‘Edit Cover’ to choose which story will appear as a Highlight icon or just upload an icon.
Can you turn Instagram posts into highlights?
Go to your profile and tap below ‘Stories Highlights’. Tap to select the Story (or Stories) you want to add to highlights, then tap ‘Next’. Choose a cover photo and enter a Story name for your highlight, then tap ‘Add’. You can add more photos or videos to your highlight at any time by tapping ‘Edit Highlight’.
How do you save Instagram stories to highlights?
Here is how to save an Instagram story in Highlights:
- Open the active story or go to your Archive and click on the saved stories.
- Click on the Highlight icon at the bottom of the story screen.
- Choose a Highlight category or just ‘Add new’
Can you post a story straight to highlights?
How to Add a Story to Highlights Without Adding It to Story. Typically, Instagram stories have to be published and left for everyone to see for at least 24 hours before you can move them to the Highlights section.
Why can’t I add my story to my highlights?
For proper functioning of Instagram highlights, a setting known as Save to archive should be enabled. That saves your stories in your archive. Later, you can add any past story to your highlight. If that isn’t enabled, you will not be able to use Instagram highlights.
How do you add highlights without adding them to your story?
You need to go to Instagram Settings > Story Controls > Hide story from. Deselect Everyone. That’s how you can add Stories to Highlights without anyone seeing them.
Can someone see that I viewed their Instagram highlight?
No, you can’t see how many times someone sees your Instagram Highlights. Instagram only displays view counts and who saw them, not how many times they looked at it. The person who looks at your story could see it a million times, and you’d never know.