How to add Custom Instagram Story Stickers

Social Media, Tutorials

We all LOVE Instagram story stickers! It’s the best way to save time and add a little something extra to your stories. Adding custom stickers is quite easy … unless you have an Android device. When I made my first stickers I wanted to test them out and let me tell you, trying to find a tutorial on how to add custom Instagram story stickers on an Android phone was a pain in the ass!

You can find so many tutorials on how to do it with IOS and it’s really easy. But. With Android, you have a whole bunch more steps that you need to do to get your custom stickers into Instagram!

Today I’m going to take you step-by-step on how to add your own custom stickers + get free Instagram story stickers to get you started!

Instagram story stickers

are perfect for adding personal touches and saving you time. You can use custom stickers if you have a personal, blog, and even a business account. Connect with your followers in unique ways and stand out from the rest. Have sayings and elements ready to use and have a cohesive brand style or even just decorate your photos for an occasion.

How to add custom instagram story stickers by Christine Fleury

Instructions

iOS

To get started download/add your custom stickers to your phone.

STEP 1:
Start a new Instagram story by pressing the (+) plus sign on your profile picture / your story on the home screen

STEP 2:
Go to your stickers on your phone in your gallery (photos)

STEP 3:
Choose a sticker you want to use and open it

STEP 4:
Press the “share” button & then press the “copy”

STEP 5:
Head back to Instagram

STEP 6:
Press the text box & press “paste”

TA-DA Your sticker will appear and is ready to re-size & move

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When you join the CF Vault, you’ll find tons of free creative tools and Branding stuff for your creative journey. Download my blog post planner, to plan and track your posts. Or grab some of my design elements to decorate and create beautiful things. And, each month I give you gorgeous Procreate color palettes and Canva Templates. I just can’t possibly tell you everything inside. Come have a look inside for yourself, okay?

Android

To get started download/add your custom stickers to your phone.

STEP 1:
Make sure your stickers are in your “camera” folder or “screenshots” folder. You will NOT find your stickers if you put them in a different folder!

STEP 2:
Start a new Instagram story by pressing the (+) plus sign on your profile picture / your story on the home screen

STEP 3:
Press on the text icon to open up your text box

STEP 4:
Press on the emoticon icon on your keyboard

STEP 5:
At the bottom, you will see a thumbtack icon, press it

STEP 6:
Press the camera icon & select an image/sticker from your images

STEP 7:
Once you have your sticker selected press on the blue send icon on the bottom right

STEP 8:
This will automatically add it to your “collection” and place it on your story

NOTE: You will need to do this whole process every time you want to access your “collection” or add more stickers

Until next time,