how to add to your highlights on instagram?

Lets see how to add to your highlights on instagram? Instagram is one of the most used social apps in the world. You can add stories in most of the available social apps like Facebook, WhatsApp, and Snapchat. Instagram lets you do that too. But it has one feature that the others do not. When you post a story, it gets removed after 24 hours and the app does not even let you know what you posted.

But on Instagram, your stories are saved in the Highlights section. You can view them whenever you want, and you can also put them on your profile again. If you do not know how to add highlights to your Instagram account, then do not worry because you will learn it in this article. So let’s jump right into it.

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Add Highlights in Instagram

Step 1

Open the Instagram app on your Android/iOS device. 

Step 2

Log in to your account and tap on your profile picture at the bottom right corner. It will take you to your profile. 

Step 3

You will find the New option in the middle of the screen. Tap on it. 

Step 4

Now, you can see all of your previously posted Instagram stories. 

Step 5

Choose any story you want. Give the highlight a name and upload a cover photo if you want. 

Step 6

Tap on Add to add the highlight to Instagram. Your highlight will be displayed with your profile information from now on. You can add as many highlights as you want and you can delete them whenever you want.

Alternative way

You can add highlights on Instagram in another way. The only difference in this method is the selection of creating a new option. 

Step 1

Select the Plus icon at the top of the profile tab. It will open the Create New screen

Step 2

Choose any story highlight to create a new one.

There is another method too. You can click the menu at the top right corner of your profile and select Archive. Click on More options and select Create Highlight in the Archive. It will add a new Highlight on Instagram. 

You can also add a highlight of an active story. You have to open the story that you want to post and tap on the Add Highlight in the bottom corner. It will add the highlight right after that.

How to edit Highlights on Instagram?

Step 1

Press and hold the Highlight on your Instagram. It will display a menu.

Step 2

Select the Edit Highlight option. You can change the cover photo or title of the selected highlight.

Step 3

You can choose the story to remove and select Add to add new stories to the Highlight.

Step 4

If you want to delete the highlight, then select the Delete Highlight from the options and then click Done.

Step 5

You can tap on Share to share your highlights with your friends. You can also copy the link of your highlight and share it.


We hope this article helped you in adding highlights to your Instagram account. We showed you several ways to do that. You choose any one of those methods.

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