Instagram Highlights: How to Create Instagram Highlights on Mobile and PC

Instagram Highlight keeps all your previous stories in one place on your profile, here’s how you can create yours.

Instagram is a popular social media photo-sharing app where users upload photos and videos regularly called stories. These stories vanish after 24 hours after it gets removed from the profile. If you are someone who wishes to keep this story for a longer period of time on your profile, you can do it by using the feature called Instagram Highlights. 

Instagram Highlights is a collection of your previous stories about some specific event. It could be a travel memory, relation memory, about self, or such stories. In this article, we will guide you to make an Instagram Highlight and customize it. That said, let’s get started.

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How to Create an Instagram Highlight

Instagram Highlight keeps all your previous stories in one place on your profile, here’s how you can create yours.

  1. Launch the Instagram app and go to your profile.
  2. Tap on the + icon and then Story Highlight.
  3. It will show your previous stories, select those you want to add.
  4. It will now ask you to add a name and edit the cover photo. Once done, click on Add.

That’s it, the story highlight with that name will appear on your profile and will be there till you don’t remove it. 

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How to Add a Story in Instagram Highlight

If you have missed adding a story to your highlight and want to add it afterwards, here’s how to do it.

  1. Launch the Instagram app and open the story highlight you want to add to your story.
  2. Now, in the bottom right corner, click on more and tap on Edit Highlight.
  3. Just scroll down and select the stories you want to add in the highlight.
  4. Once selected, click on Done in the top right corner and your story will get added to the Instagram highlights.

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How to Remove a Story from Instagram Highlight

Removing a story from Instagram highlight is simple just like adding it. Follow the steps below to remove a story from Instagram highlight.

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  1. Launch the Instagram app and open the story highlight you want to add to your story.
  2. Now, in the bottom right corner, click on more and tap on Edit Highlight.
  3. Now, just tap the selected stories again, it will be marked with a blue tick.
  4. Once removed, click the Done button.

That’s it, the stories you selected will be removed from that Instagram highlight.

How to Add a Custom Cover 

A custom cover on the story highlight is the feature image of the story highlight that will be shown on your profile. Here’s how you can add a custom cover image in Instagram highlight.

  1. Open Instagram and go to your profile section.
  2. Open the story highlight and tap on the More button in the top right corner.
  3. Click on Edit Cover and you will be able to select an image from the story highlight. You can also upload a custom image from your phone gallery as well.
  4. Upload the picture, adjust it and click on the Submit button.
  5. Now, tap on the Done button and the new custom image will be uploaded.

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