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To create photo collage on Instagram, users can use Swift Key, a free virtual keyboard application for Android. The feature is useful for those who want to put two or more photos in the same story, as if they were stickers to share various moments of a trip, for example. IPhone (iOS) users can put two photos in the same Instagram story via a native Apple system tool.

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In the following tutorial, check out how to use Swift Key's collections feature to create and share collages in Instagram Stories. The procedure was performed on a Moto E5 Plus with Android 8.0 Oreo, but the tips also apply to other devices with the Google system.

Learn how to create photo collage on Instagram Stories Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudoLearn how to create photo collage on Instagram Stories Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo

Learn how to create photo collage on Instagram Stories Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo

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Step 1. Install Swift Key on your mobile. When opening the app for the first time, tap "Enable Swift Key" and, in Android settings, enable the virtual keyboard;

Swift Key Initial Setup Photo: Play / Helito BeggioraSwift Key Initial Setup Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora

Swift Key Initial Setup Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Returning to the app, tap "Select Swift Key". Then check the left keyboard selection box;

Swift Key Initial Setup Photo: Play / Helito BeggioraSwift Key Initial Setup Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora

Swift Key Initial Setup Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. Then tap "Get better predictions" to log in. You can use a Facebook or Microsoft account. If you wish, tap "Not now" to continue without signing in;

Swift Key Initial Setup Photo: Play / Helito BeggioraSwift Key Initial Setup Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora

Swift Key Initial Setup Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora

Step 4. Now open the Instagram Stories camera and set a background for your montage: you can snap a photo right away or upload an image from your phone gallery. That done, access the text tool. On the Swift Key keyboard, tap "+" and tap the cone indicated in the image;

Creating photo collage on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduction / Helito BeggioraCreating photo collage on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Creating photo collage on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 5. Then tap "Create" and select the first photo you want to use for your collage from the mobile gallery. Once you've done that, tap on the upload icon in the lower right corner to add the image to the story

Creating photo collage on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduction / Helito BeggioraCreating photo collage on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Creating photo collage on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 6. Use the pin gesture to move and resize the photo. Repeat the step above to add as many photos as you want to add to the post. Finally, use the "Your Story" button to share the collage in your story or go to "Send To" to send the photo to specific friends.

Creating photo collage on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduction / Helito BeggioraCreating photo collage on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Creating photo collage on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Ready! Take advantage of tips for creating photo collages in Instagram Story using the Swift Key app.

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How to make photo collages in Instagram Stories without installing anything

How to make photo collages in Instagram Stories without installing anything