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.

I have a couple of Instagram story stickers available in
my shop CLICK HERE to see them!

Instructions for

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

Signup to the Freebie Library to get the Stickers

Instructions for

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

Do you use Instagram story stickers? leave a comment down below with your answer or if you have any questions or send me a message!


Have fun with your Freebie…

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