Did you know that you can share someone’s post on your Instagram Story? They say sharing is caring, and developers at Instagram appear keen to let you share as much content as you’d like, only when t comes to stories.

In this article, you’ll see how to share a post to your Instagram Story and get answers to questions relating to the subject. Let’s get started!

Why Is Instagram Stories So Popular?

Today, more than 500 million Instagram users use Instagram Stories. It’s one of the features that grab the viewer’s attention right away. The reason is that stories are narratives unfolding in real-time, and everyone is keen to catch a glimpse. New stories appear at the top, where they gain a lot of attention during their 24-hour posting period.

Sharing an Instagram Post to Your Instagram Story using Android or iOS/iPhone

Sharing an Instagram post to your Instagram Story is easy compared to sharing it in your feed.

  1. Launch the Instagram app and locate the post you’d like to share.
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  2. Tap on the “paper airplane” button appearing below the post. This launches the “Share” menu.
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  3. Tap on “Add post to your Story.” At this point, the post will automatically upload in the form of a customizable sticker.
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  4. In the bottom-left corner, tap on “Your Story” to post.
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A caption offers the perfect way to give your Story a personal touch. The process is the same as just sharing a post to your Instagram Story, except a couple more steps get added.

  1. Launch the Instagram app and locate the post you’d like to share.
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  2. Tap on the “paper airplane button” button appearing below the post.
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  3. Tap on “Add post to your Story” to upload the post in the form of a customizable sticker.
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  4. Tap on the “text icon” at the top of the window and proceed to creeate your caption.
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  5. Once you’re done typing, tap on “Your Story” to post.
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How to View Memories on Instagram and Share Them to Your Story

  1. Open the Instagram app and then tap the “hamburger icon” at the top.
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  2. Select “Archive.”
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  3. Tap on the dropdown menu at the top and then select “Stories Archive.”
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  4. Scroll through your memories and select the post you’d like to share.
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  5. Tap on the “Share” button just beside the post.
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  6. Tap on “Send to” and then from the resulting options, select “Your Story.”
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Sharing Instagram posts to your Story is undoubtedly one of the best ways to keep your followers engaged. Thanks to this guide, nothing will stop you from going ahead and sharing a post right away.

Instagram Post Sharing to Stories FAQs

How do you repost an Instagram Story?

Tap on the airplane button below the post and select “Add post to Your Story.”

Why isn’t share to story on Instagram working?

This scenario usually happens when the user has turned off “Resharing to Stories.” The only way to solve this is to ask the individual to turn the settings on for you.

How many stories can I post on Instagram?

You can post a maximum of 100 Stories on Instagram.

Can you turn an Instagram Story into a post?

Yes. To do so, open “Your Story” and tap on “More.” Select “Share as Post.”

Why can’t I share an Instagram post to My Story?

This situation occurs if you’re attempting to share a post from a private account or if the other party turned off sharing.

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