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5 Simple Steps to Make Beautiful Insta Story Highlight Covers (+50 Free Images)

How can you make these nice circles under your Instagram bio? Easy peasy! 

Instagram recently rolled out their ‘Highlights’ feature where you can manually choose to ‘highlight’ certain Stories that you want to keep around for longer than 24h. If you want to up your Instagram aesthetic game, or keeping a consistent colour theme, then think about color coding your Highlights, follow the 5 simple steps mentioned below and you will be rocking in no time 🙂

1. Download Instagram Story Highlight Icons from the link below

As a freebie, find below the download link of 50 Instagram highlights story Icons ( 50 Images ) and steps to add them to your Instagram Highlights. In return I would be happy if you would sign up to my blog for future posts 🙂

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Example 🙂

2. Make sure you turn on the Insta Story “Archive”

Before you share your covers on Instagram, make sure you turn on the “Archive” feature.

  • Go in your Instagram settings
  • Select “Story Settings”
  • Turn on “Save to archive”

Go in your Instagram settings

Turn on “Save to archive”

3. Post on your Insta Story

You have to do this step in order to set a cover for your Highlight. Your covers need to be added in your Insta Stories first, before you can use them as covers.

  • Share your covers in your Insta Story
  • Press on the “Highlight” button

Share your covers in your Insta Story

Press on the “Highlight” button

Now you have 2 options:

  1. Create a new Highlight
  2. Add cover to an existing Highlight

If you already have an existing Highlight, select the one that needs the cover.

This is how you create an Insta Story Highlight:

4. Create an Insta Story Highlight

  • Select the “+” button to create new highlight
  • Give a name to your Highlight

Your new Insta Story Highlight will appear at the bottom of your Instagram bio.

Select the “+” button to create new highlight

Give a name to your Highlight

 5. Edit the cover

You can edit the cover:

  • Hold your finger pressed on a Highlight (a circle)
  • Select “Edit Highlight”
  • Select “Edit Cover”

Here you can change cover images. And you can also resize your cover image. For example, if your icon is too small in the circle, zoom in with your fingers to make it bigger.

Hold your finger pressed on a Highlight (a circle)

Select “Edit Highlight”

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Select “Edit Cover”

Done!

I hope you found this article useful. Have fun creating your covers! Leave me a comment below if you have any questions.

Done!!

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7 Comments

    • March 16, 2018 / 5:21 pm

      Very helpful ! I love this post !!

    • March 16, 2018 / 5:31 pm

      Thank you so much dear!! I am glad you liked it. Let me know if you need any specific icons and I will try to them 🙂

  1. Helena
    April 26, 2018 / 2:03 pm

    You are so awesome, thank you so much!

    • aditimutyapwar
      Author
      April 26, 2018 / 2:18 pm

      No problem girl!!! Always happy when my stuff are useful to all of you 🙂

    • aditimutyapwar
      Author
      May 2, 2018 / 11:35 pm

      No problem girl… enjoyy!! 🙂

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