Instagram has been one of the most popular social networking platforms. Regular users might think that they already know in and out about Instagram. However, there are some hidden Instagram features that you should not miss on any grounds.
15 Hidden Features on Instagram:
- CREATE RAINBOW TEXT IN STORIES:
You can create multi-colored rainbow text in your Instagram Story. For this purpose you need to select the type tool, type your text in words or phrases. After this, select each letter one after one and change its color.
- UPLOAD LONG VIDEOS IN STORIES
Earlier Instagram accepted only 15-second video clips in stories. However, now you can post longer videos in stories. You can select a number of short clips and make a long video from that.
- VIEW ALL POSTS YOU'VE LIKED
You can also have a quick look on all of the posts which you have liked. For this purpose, you need to go to your profile and select "settings".
- MAKE PHOTOS LAST LONGER IN STORIES
You can also make your photos last longer in stories. You can also add a song to your photo in order to make it longer.
- UNFOLLOW A USER WITHOUT ACTUALLY UNFOLLOWING THEM
If your tired of people's post you can unfollow them without actually doing that. You can do this by holding your finger down on the user's photo in the stories bar which is at the top of your feed until a "mute" option does not appear. After this option, you can either mute their stories or both posts and stories.
- UPLOAD LIVE PHOTOS TO STORIES
This feature is avaiable for iOS users only. For this, choose the Live Photos which you wish to upload. Then press and hold on the image until the word "Boomerang" appears.
- PREVENT USERS FROM KNOWING WHEN YOU ARE ONLINE
If you want to avoid others from knowing that when you are online, just tap on the three-lined menu in your profile and than click on "settings and head to "Activity Status".This will also help to prevent you from seeing when the other users are online.
- ADD FRAMES TO YOUR PHOTOS & VIDEOS IN STORIES
Now you can also add frames to your photos and videos while uploading them in stories. This feature is available for iOS users only.
- CREATE SOLID COLOR BACKGROUNDS IN STORIES
Now you can also add solid color backgrounds while posting in your stories.
- CREATE TRANSLUCENT COLORED OVERLAYS IN STORIES
You can also make a semi-translucent overlay over any image or video which you wish to upload in your story.
- VIEW ALTERNATIVE STICKER VERSIONS IN STORIES
There are various sticker versions which are available in stories.
- SUPER ZOOM IN/OUT STORY VIDEOS WITH ONE HAND
Now you can also super zoom in and zoom out your story videos. This feature will be helpful in making that chaotic quick zoom-in-and-out effect which is responsible for getting your heart racing.
- SHARE YOUR ARCHIVED STORIES
All of your Instagram content is saved into an archive on your account, unless and until you have disabled this feature. You can easily get access and reshare the photos and videos which you can easily do so.
- STOP INSTAGRAM FROM WASTING POWER AND DATA
You can now instruct Instagram to use less data while you use the app. For this purpose, go to "settings" than click on "cellular data use" under account.
- THERE ARE MORE POST FILTERS THAN YOU THINK
There are plenty of filters on Instagram form which you can choose from. This includes crema, ludwig, valencia, Inkwell, hefe, sierra and so on.