Most social media feeds are nearly distractingly busy — stuffed with photographs, movies, and textual content updates from buddies and types you comply with. Instagram is totally different — you may solely have a look at one put up at a time.

And whereas Instagram’s easy, clear interface makes to simple to deal with customers’ stunning pictures and attention-grabbing movies, it additionally leaves one thing to be desired: the power to simply repost different customers’ content material.

However worry not: for each downside, the web has afforded an answer. We examined out 4 other ways to repost content material on Instagram in a number of easy steps. All of those strategies are free, however some require you to obtain an app from the iOS App Retailer or Google Play first.

Disclaimer: Pursuant to Instagram’s Terms of Use, you need to first attain out to the Instagram person whose content material you wish to reproduce and procure written permission to take action. You are able to do this by commenting on the picture and asking, or by sending them an Instagram Direct Message, which may be accessed by tapping the paper airplane icon within the higher right-hand nook of the app.

Utilizing Repost for Instagram

1. Obtain Repost for Instagram.

Obtain Repost for Instagram for both iOS or Android. Each gadgets are suitable with this app, which integrates straight with Instagram so you may share content material from different Instagram customers out of your cell system.

Blue homepage of Repost for Instagram app

2. Establish a photograph or video to repost.

Open your Instagram app and discover a photograph or video you’d wish to repost from your individual Instagram account. Faucet your chosen photograph from the unique poster’s photograph gallery to see its full view, as proven under.

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3. Copy the put up’s share URL to your clipboard.

When you’re on the photograph’s or video’s touchdown web page, faucet the “…” icon within the upper-righthand nook of the put up. Then, faucet “Copy Share URL” (the button will look the identical on Android gadgets).

Mobile option to Copy Share URL of Instagram post

4. Open Repost for Instagram.

As soon as the photograph is copied to your cellphone’s clipboard, open Repost for Instagram. The put up you copied will robotically be on the app’s homepage, as proven under.

Repost for Instagram homepage with Instagram post that was copied to clipboard

Faucet the arrow on the righthand facet of the put up. There, you may edit the way you need the repost icon to seem on Instagram.

Photo of computer on Repost for Instagram app with blue button to repost photo

Faucet “Repost.” Then, faucet “Copy to Instagram,” the place you may add a filter and edit the put up.

Mobile button to Copy to Instagram

List of filters under photo of desktop computer before reposting to Instagram

5. Edit the put up’s caption and share your repost.

Faucet “Subsequent.” If you wish to embody the unique put up’s caption, faucet the caption area and press “Paste,” the place the unique caption will seem with a quotation that credit the unique poster along with your reposted photograph.

Caption field for adding citation to Instagram repost

Whenever you’re able to share the put up, faucet “Share” as you’ll an everyday Instagram put up. This is how the put up seems in your Instagram profile:

Photo of desktop computer by HubSpot reposted to Instagram by user soph_bern

Utilizing InstaRepost

1. Obtain InstaRepost.

Obtain InstaRepost for iOS or Android gadgets to share content material from different Instagram customers from your individual Instagram account through your cell system.

2. Give InstaRepost entry to your Instagram account.

Open InstaRepost, log in utilizing your Instagram credentials, and authorize it to entry photographs, buddies, and related content material related along with your Instagram account.

Option to give InstaRepost access to Instagram account

3. Use InstaRepost to search for the unique poster’s username.

InstaRepost will solely present you a small choice out of your Instagram feed. If you realize what put up you are on the lookout for, faucet the magnifying glass icon on the underside toolbar of the InstaRepost app to entry the Discover tab. Enter the username of the individual whose photograph you wish to repost.

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4. Save the photograph to your cellphone’s digicam roll.

As soon as you’ve got discovered a put up you wish to reshare, faucet the arrow within the decrease righthand nook. Then, faucet “Repost,” then “Repost” once more. It will first save the photograph your cell system’s native digicam roll, the place you may retrieve it within the Instagram app.

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Navigate to your Instagram app and faucet “Library.” You may see the put up saved to your cellphone’s digicam roll. Faucet the photograph to drag it into Instagram.

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5. Add a filter and a quotation, and share your repost.

Add a filter and edit the put up as you’ll some other. Then, choose “Subsequent” and faucet the caption area to stick the unique caption. The repost will not robotically embody a quotation, so we propose including one by typing “@ + [username]” to credit score the content material’s unique poster. Then, press “Share.”

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This is how the put up seems in your Instagram profile:

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Utilizing DownloadGram

DownloadGram lets Instagram customers obtain high-resolution copies of Instagram photographs and movies to repost from their very own accounts. Fortunately, there is not an app that you must obtain to repost utilizing this course of. This is the way to do it:

1. Open Instagram and discover a photograph or video to repost.

Open your Instagram app and discover the put up you wish to repost. Faucet the “…” icon within the higher righthand nook of the put up and click on “Copy Share URL” (this button would be the similar for each iOS and Android cell gadgets).

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2. Paste the put up’s share URL into DownloadGram.

Open your cell web browser and navigate to DownloadGram — or just, downloadgram.com. Paste the URL into the textual content field that seems on the web site’s homepage. Then, faucet “Obtain.”

Homepage of DownloadGram with photo's share URL pasted into text box

Faucet the inexperienced “Obtain Picture” button that seems additional down DownloadGram’s homepage.

Button to download image from Instagram on DownloadGram

3. Obtain the put up.

You may be directed to a brand new webpage with the content material able to obtain. Faucet the obtain icon — the field with an upward-facing arrow, as proven under — then faucet “Save picture.”

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4. Open Instagram and discover the photograph or video in your digicam roll.

Return to your Instagram app. The picture can be saved to your cellphone’s native digicam roll, so edit it as you’ll some other Instagram put up.

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5. Add a caption and share your repost.

The repost will not embody a quotation, so we propose including one by typing “@ + [username]” to credit score the unique poster with the photograph or video. Then, press “Share.” This is how the put up seems in your Instagram profile:

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Taking a Screenshot

This technique does not require any or different web sites to repost on Instagram. It is value nothing that this technique solely works for reposting photographs, not movies. This is the way to do it:

Discover a photograph on Instagram you’d wish to repost, and take a screenshot along with your cellphone.

  • For iOS: Press down on the house and lock buttons concurrently till your display screen flashes.
  • For Android: Press down on the sleep/wake and quantity down buttons concurrently till your display screen flashes.

Faucet the brand new put up button within the bottom-center of your Instagram display screen. Resize the photograph so it is correctly cropped within the Instagram photograph editor.

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Edit and filter the put up such as you would some other Instagram put up. Understand that your cellphone will take a screenshot of every little thing in your display screen, not simply the photograph you wish to repost. So, be ready to crop the perimeters of the screenshot to seize simply the picture you wish to share along with your followers.

Phone's camera roll with screenshot of Instagram photo for reposting

The repost will not embody a quotation, so we propose including one by typing “@ + [username]” to credit score the unique poster with the photograph you are reposting. Then, press “Share.” This is how the put up seems in your Instagram profile:

Photo reposted to Instagram from taking a screenshot

Now that you’ve got discovered the way to repost on Instagram, you may diversify your profile with content material sourced from buddies, household, and types. Use the strategies above — being positive to quote the supply of the unique put up — to rapidly and simply reshare your favourite content material.

In search of extra concepts for sourcing and creating Instagram content material on your model? Obtain our free information to utilizing Instagram for business right here.

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