How to Make Reels on Instagram? | A Step-by-Step Guide

How to Make Reels on Instagram
How to Make Reels on Instagram

Today, You’ll learn How to Make Reels on Instagram. No matter whether you want to post IG Reels to Instagram Story, Feed, or only the Reels tab, keep reading with us to know everything about posting Reels videos on Instagram for more views and followers.

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Now, without any further delay, let’s learn How to Make Reels on Instagram.

As you already know, Instagram Reels is the vertical form of video content and in order to post Reels on Instagram, you’ll need to have a vertical video. 

How to Make Reels on Instagram
How to Make Reels on Instagram

If you already have a vertical video in the aspect ratio 9:16, that’s great! If not, you can turn any video into Instagram Reels ready vertical video using a free app.

I have already created a video with step-by-step instructions.

If your video meets the Instagram Reels video upload eligibility criteria.

  1. 15 or 30 seconds
  2. Vertical video
  3. 9:16 aspect ratio, then you can simply select the Reels video from the gallery and upload it.

But first,

learn How to Make Reels on Instagram?

You have two options:

  1. Create a vertical reels video on Instagram.
  2. Upload from the Gallery.

Create a reels video on Instagram.

If you don’t already have a vertical Reels video ready for posting to Instagram. If you don’t have a vertical video,

The good thing is: Instagram provides you an in-built camera within the app. which you can use to record vertical video for Instagram Reels and well Instagram Stories.

Simply open the Instagram app and slide right to open the camera options.

how to make reels on instagram

Here, go to the Reels tab, and then tap.

This button to start recording vertical videos for Instagram Reels.

By default, it’s 15 seconds, but if you want to post Reels to Instagram for more than 15 seconds, then you may simply tap on the length to change the Reels length to 30 seconds.

And then press the record button to start recording Reels video.

Upload from the Gallery.

I have already got the vertical video ready for posting as Instagram Reels.

So let me show you how to post Reels on Instagram from your phone gallery.

Once you have opened the Instagram app, slide right to reveal the camera options.

how to upload reels from gallery

Then slide right to go to the Reels tab.

And, once you are on the Reels tab, tap here to open the gallery.

Now choose the Reels video that you want to upload to Instagram.

Then it’ll show a preview of the video. Simply tap Add, and then this forward arrow.

Further, if you want to add text, stickers, doodles, or any other form of creativity, you can do that here.

Once you are done with the editing, tap Done, and then tap this Share to the button which will take you to the IG Reels posting interface.

Here, you may write the caption for IG Reels and also add any hashtag if you want.

After that, if you tap this Share to Reels button, the Reels will be posted as IG Reels on Instagram.

But let me share a little known secret about posting Reels to Instagram that’ll help you get even more views and exposure.

The little secret is: when you post Reels videos to Instagram, also share IG Reels to your Instagram feed. You simply need to enable this, next to Also Share to Feed and this IG Reels video will be posted to your Instagram Feed as well.

how to upload reels from gallery

If you want to post Reels to Instagram Stories, you can do that directly from this interface. Simply tap here to go to the Stories tab.

Tap the share button next to your story, and the Reels will be posted to your Instagram story.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask in the comments below, and I’ll my best to help.

Have a Good Day

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