How To Repost On Instagram: 2 Easy Ways To Reshare

Repost On Instagram

You can retweet on Twitter, you can share the post on Facebook. And on the Instagram? Well, here comes the secret. We all love Instagram and its clean, simple interface and appreciate the beautiful images and captivating videos posted by users. But from the Instagram, which is still missing, it is not an in-built official feature to share someone's post.

But do not be scared: For every problem, the internet has taken a measure. There are 2 easy ways you can use to repost on Instagram and with whose help the brand and person can reach their marketing and strategy.

Disclaimer: For the Terms of Use of Instagram, you must first reach the Instagram user, whose content you want to reshare and want written permission to do so. You can do this by commenting on the image and asking them or sending Instagram Direct Messages, which can be accessed by tapping on the paper airplane icon in the upper right corner of the app.

How to Repost on Instagram

The first method of repost is to use an external app, such as repost for instagram, instapost, downloadgram for Instagram.

1. Download Repost for Instagram

Download the Repost for Instagram app from the app store. Whether you're using an Android or iOS device, this app is compatible with both devices.

2. Go to the post that you want to repost on your Instagram

Open your Instagram app and find a photo or video that you want to repost from your Instagram account.

3. Copy the post's URL

After opening a photo or video, tap the "..." three-dot icon in the upper right corner and then tap Copy Share URL. This will copy the URL to the clipboard.

4. Open Repost for Instagram

Now open Repost for Instagram app. The post you copied will automatically be on the app's homepage

Tap the arrow on the upper right hand side of the post. There, you can edit how you want the repost icon to appear on Instagram.

Tap Repost. Then, tap Copy to Instagram,

5. Edit caption and share

Tap Next. If you want to include captions of the original post, tap on the caption field and press "Paste", where the original caption will appear with a quote, which credits the original poster with the picture you posted.

Similarly, when you are using other external apps, you can easily repost by following the specific steps for a particular app.

2. Taking a Screenshot

Taking screenshot works only for reposting images not videos. If you want to share a video content, then you have to follow the first step.

Take Screenshot

  • For iOS: Press Home and Lock Button at the same time until your screen is flashing.
  • For Android: Press the Sleep / Wake Up and Volume Down button simultaneously until your screen is flashing.

Edit and Filter

You can add a post to your Instagram account using the new Post button at the bottom center of your Instagram profile. Be sure to crop the edges of the image before posting (because the screenshot option captures everything on the device and not only posted). Filter it according to your needs.

Credit Original Poster

Be sure to credit the original poster of the content by adding “@ + [username]” and the ‘Share’ to post it to your Instagram profile.

So, by following these steps, you can easily repost any content from your user's Instagram feed.