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Instagram Stories: how to use photos and videos as stickers | Social networks

Instagram Stories has a trick that can resize images as if they were stickers. When taking a photo or recording a video, just move the page with your fingers to increase or decrease the image, as it works with a sticker on the platform. The background of the screen will be colored automatically, following the color palette of the captured image. It is worth noting that the resource does not work with files sent from the cell phone's own gallery.

Check out the following tutorial on how to use photos and videos as stickers in Instagram Stories. The process was done on an iPhone (iOS), but the instructions are the same for Android.

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How to Make Stories on Instagram

How to Make Stories on Instagram

Step 1. Click on the camera icon located in the upper left corner of the screen to open the Stories camera. Then, touch the capture button to take a photo or record a video as usual;

Access Instagram Stories and capture a photo or video Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesAccess Instagram Stories and capture a photo or video Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Access Instagram Stories and capture a photo or video Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 2. When you finish capturing, pinch your fingers on the screen to zoom in or out, and position it wherever you want. It should be resized as a sticker for Stories;

Move the pin to resize the photo in Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesMove the pin to resize the photo in Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Move the pin to resize the photo in Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 3. You can add GIFS, drawings and texts as usual. When you're done editing, send the Story to your friends or post it on your story.

Edit your story as usual and send it to your friends Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesEdit your story as usual and send it to your friends Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Edit your story as usual and send it to your friends Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Ready. Resize your photo however you want and send it to your Instagram friends.