You can now reply to Instagram Stories with photos and videos

You can now reply to Instagram Stories with photos and videos


Any photo or video replies you receive can be viewed in your Direct inbox.

If you're the one who sent the Story and someone replied to it, you can find the messages inside of the Direct Inbox from the main screen in the app. Instagram's new feature also allows you to move and resize the Story image and insert it into your reply image. While Instagram aped the "Stories" feature straight off Snapchat, the feature has grown in popularity, with many Insta users posting Stories regularly. While Insta posts came with the ability to comment and leave replies, there was no way a user could post anything on a Story. To respond to a Story, all you need to do is tap on the new camera button while in the process of viewing it.

Instagram Stories are the chronological collections of photos and videos that users can add to over a 24-hour period to tell the story of their day.

Capture a photo, video, or boomerang and add any creative tools you'd like.

Along with this feature, Instagram also introduced a special sticker for the Story itself.

This might not be a huge update but it will surely increase the conversational engagement in Instagram Stories. Users can tap on the button to reply with a photo or a video. These updates are available as part of Instagram version 10.28 and above for iOS in the Apple App Store and for Android in Google Play. As with disappearing photos and videos in Direct, your friends will know when you've taken a screenshot or replayed a reply. Because, they're already pretty much the same damn thing.

  • Terrell Bush