How To Share Someone Else’s Story On Instagram

How to share someone story on your own story

An Instagram Story is a feature on the Instagram app that allows users to share photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours. They can be accessed by swiping up from the home screen on the Instagram app, or by clicking the camera icon in the top left corner of the screen. Instagram Stories are popular because they allow users to share real-time, candid moments with their followers in a more personal and interactive way than traditional Instagram posts. Additionally, Instagram has added features like polls, Instagram Reels, quizzes, and the ability to add text, avatars, stickers, and drawings to Stories, which has made them even more engaging and interactive for users. Instagram also allows users to share stories on other social media platforms and websites also, this feature helps to reach more audiences.

How to share an Instagram story of someone else

There are some different ways to share someone’s Instagram story. We will be discussing on below.

How to Share an Instagram Story with Your Story

It is very simple and straightforward to share someone else’s Story on Instagram. Follow the steps one by one and you will be able to post someone’s Instagram story to your own story.

How to Share an Instagram Story to your own IG Story

The method of sharing someone’s Instagram story with your story is simple.

It depends mainly on tagging, if someone tagged or mentioned you in their story, then it will be easier to share their IG story with your story.

If the user didn’t tag/mention you in his/her story, then you can’t share their story with your own. Currently, Instagram doesn’t allow you to share a story to your own story without getting mentioned.

Follow the steps to share someone else’s Instagram story with your own story, considering you are tagged or mentioned in their stories.

1 – First open the Instagram app and tap on the “paper airplane” which means the direct message icon in the top right corner of the Instagram app.

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2 – Then open the inbox of the person who mentioned you in your story.


3 – On clicking the story message you will find the button “add to your story” and click on send to your story.


How to Send a Story to someone else

Many times we find some interesting Instagram story and want to share it with some close people so that they can know about that particular Instagram story. But in this case, you are not tagged by that user to their story. So how we will share that story?

There are some conditions that should be matched:

The account must be a public Instagram account.

To send an existing IG story to another user, follow the below steps

1 – Tap on any Instagram story you want to share.


2 – Tap on the “DM icon” you will find the icon in the top right corner of your phone on the Instagram app.


3 – Click on “send” next to each user you want to get the story.


That’s it. If the paper airplane icon doesn’t appear in the next text box, then it is certain that that account is private, and you will not be able to share stories with them.