We continue the series of articles “Instagram for novice users”. Simple instructions on how to use the functionality correctly and even more. Following topic is “How to tag people on Instagram”.
How to tag someone on Instagram? You can do it in the post, in the comments and in the story also.
How to tag people on Instagram story?
There are two ways to tag someone in your story. Both of them are easy.
When editing a story, click on the “Aa” icon on the top right. Type the username starting with “@” and choose one of the suggested accounts. Then click on the tick icon on the top right.
Important! If you tagged the user correctly, their username is underlined.
How to tag people on the photo?
It’s really easy to tag someone on Instagram. As a result, their profile name will appear on the photo. You can do it when sharing a photo.
4 steps to tag people on the photo:
1. You choose a photo or video, click on “Next” and after choosing a filter you see the next window:
Click on “Tag People”.
2. Now you need to tap on the person you want to tag. When you tap, you need to type their username.
3. You start to type the name and the program offers you the accounts which are supposed to be your friends’ ones.
4. When you’ve found the person you need, you click on their account. As a result you can see their name (which is a link also) on the photo Then click on “Done”.
So you can tag any instagram user, including shops, brands, organisations etc.
How to tag people on the already shared photo?
You can also tag your friend on the already posted photo.
1. You choose the post and click on the three dots icon on the top right. Click on “Edit”.
2. In the editor you see a special icon on the bottom left.
Click on it and follow the steps from the previous instruction.
How to tag someone in the comments?
You can’t tag people on the other user’s photos. But you can tag them in the comments.
1. Choose a post and click on the comments icon under the photo.
2. Then type your friend’s username starting with “@”. When you start typing, the program offers you accounts and you need to choose the one you need. Finally click on “Post”.
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