Instagram allows you to use a photo of yourself or a GIF saved on the iPhone camera roll (iOS) as a sticker in Stories, and you can insert it in the post and resize it as a regular sticker. The ideal function for companies that want to make posts with GIFs of their brand and for ordinary users who want to use a sticker that is not available in the Giphy catalog.
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In this way, it is possible to create your own GIFs, save them in the device's memory and publish them on the social network. Check out how to add a GIF saved in the phone gallery as a sticker on Instagram Stories.
How to post uncut photos to Instagram Stories
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Step 1. Open Instagram Stories by tapping the camera icon at the top left of the screen. Then, take a photo, capture a video or upload a file from the gallery as usual. That done, leave the application on stand-by, without publishing the image;
Creating a new story on Instagram Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 2. Then, access the Photos app and open the desired GIF;
Opening a GIF on the iPhone camera roll Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 3. Touch the share icon in the lower left corner, and then select the Copy option in the menu that appears;
Copying a GIF from the iPhone gallery to add it to an Instagram story Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 4. Go back to the Instagram application and wait for the window with the copied GIF to appear automatically in the bottom left corner of the screen. Confirm the collage by selecting Add sticker;
Instagram allows you to add photos from the gallery as stickers in Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 5. You can resize it as you like and, if you want, you can add text, filters, emojis and drawings as usual. In the end, just publish the story normally.
It is possible to move and resize the GIF as you wish in the Stories Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Ready. Take advantage of the tip to create your own GIFs on Instagram Stories.