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How to Post Multiple Photos on Instagram Story

Imagine creating ten stories one by one. That would be very time-consuming.

Or you want to have the main picture and add some other photos anywhere on it.

Or you like to Create a Collage story with a specific layout.

If you wish to do either of these & yet you don’t know how to do it, keep reading; you are in the right place.

In this article, we have provided you with Four Different Methods to solve these issues, & frankly, that’s all there is. These solutions are practical for both iOS & Android users. Let’s go straight to the point & learn to post multiple photos on the Instagram story:

1- How to post multiple photos on Instagram Story (individually)

With this method, you can upload up to 10 images or videos & publish each as an individual story. This method is quite time-saving for those publishing numerous stories every day. Let’s show how you can do it:

1- Open your Instagram app & tap on your profile picture (with a + sign on the corner) to add stories. You can also swipe right while on your Instagram Homepage to do so.

2- Click on the photo icon on the bottom left corner OR Swipe right to open up your camera roll.

How to add multiple pictures to ONE Instagram story

3- Tap on the SELECT button on the top right corner and select up to 10 images or videos. Keep in mind that if you include any videos, Instagram shows only the first 15 seconds, and it does not expand to have the whole video.

4- Tap on the arrow sign on the bottom right corner to go with the selected media. Each selected media will be shown as a separate story on the bottom of the screen.

 How to Create a Photo Collage on Instagram

5- Customize the selected media as you wish. You can add stickers or texts, etc. 

6- Tap on the arrow key on the bottom right corner to finalize the process & share the stories.

2- How to add multiple pictures to ONE Instagram story

There are many ways that you can do this. First, we will teach you how to use multiple images on a single story using the Stickers:

1- While your Instagram is open, tap on your profile photo to add stories.

2- Take a photo or select an existing one from your camera roll. 

How to add multiple pictures to ONE Instagram story

3- Swipe up or tap on the Stickers button at the top of the screen to open the Stickers tab. 

4- Look for Photo Sticker and tap. The photo sticker tab is similar to the camera roll icon on the bottom left (showing the most recent photo on your phone)

5- Choose the second image to bring it to the first image. You can reposition, rotate or resize to put it exactly where you want it to be.

6- Repeat the 4th & 5th steps to add as many pictures as you want.

7- Finish the job by tapping on the arrow key at the bottom right corner.

This is how to add multiple photos to one Instagram story without layout. Now let’s see how to put multiple photos using the Layout on Instagram.

3- How to Create a Photo Collage on Instagram Story

A photo collage combines several images to create a whole other photo. It’s an artistic effect that helps you include more subject details in a snap. Although creating professional collages needs artistic taste and abilities, Instagram has made it possible to create simple collages containing 2 to 6 images. Let’s see how it works:

1- Open Instagram and swipe right on your Instagram Homepage, or tap on your profile image to add a story.

2- On the left sidebar, tap on the Layout icon.

How to Create a Photo Collage on Instagram

3- Change the layout by tapping on Change Grid.

4- Choose photos of each cell one after another.

how to post a story with multiple photos on Instagram

5- When all the cells are completed, a Check Button appears at the bottom of the screen. Tap on it to finish the process.

4- How to Create a Photo Collage outside Instagram

Creating photo collages on Instagram is interesting, but a significant drawback is a limited number of layouts & photo editing options. You can choose between 6 predefined Grid options & that’s all you get; & not everyone is happy with the limits.

How can you overcome this issue? The answer is simple: Create your collages on an App other than Instagram. In this way, you will have the opportunity to make collages with more than six images and make the most of different editing options to make your stories or even posts much more fascinating.

There are many professional applications that you can create outstanding collages with them. Here, we will introduce the best one to you, also FREE.


If you are an active Instagrammer posting regularly for your followers and yet haven’t heard of InShot, well, congratulations! You are about to level up your content quality by a lot a generate astonishing feed for your fans. 

InShot has three main features, editing & creating videos, photos, & collages. The app is super user-friendly, and you can learn how to use its features to the fullest with the first try. In this particular blog, we will talk about creating photo Collages on InShot.

To create a photo Collage on InShot:

1- Install the app on your device. You can download it for iOS or Android using the following links:

Download From App Store

Download From Google Play

2- Open the app, and under the “Create New” tab, tap on “Collage.”

3- Choose 1 to 9 images to include in your Collage & tap on the “Check” icon to proceed

4- Be aware that the predefined ratio is 1:1, which is not entirely suitable for Instagram Stories. So, at the bottom ribbon, tap on CANVAS to change the ratio of the Collage. Instagram Story size is 1080px * 1920 px. So the best option would be 9:16. Tap on it and then approve it by clicking on the check icon.

5- Tap on the LAYOUT icon at the bottom bar & choose among several grid options to create a great photo collage.

6- Utilize other photo editing options available at the bottom bar, like assigning borders, filters, effects, texts, etc. 

7- Once you are done editing, tap on the Share button at the top right corner. It instantly saves the image on your camera roll; besides, you have the chance to share it directly to your Instagram by tapping on the Instagram icon.

8- Viola, your unique Collage is ready to be published. Enjoy!!!

To Sum Up

Generating multiple stories at once or using various photos on Instagram Stories is a time-saver & a big help to make your feeds more interesting. To this end, we have bought four unique solutions.

1- How to post multiple photos on Instagram Story Individually

2- How to add multiple pictures to one Instagram story using Photo Sticker

3- How to Create a Photo Collage on Instagram Story using Instagram Photo Collage tool

4- How to Create a Photo Collage outside Instagram in a 3rd Party App

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