How to Upload Snapchat Videos to Instagram Stories

You have just snapped an awesome video on Snapchat and wish to blast it on Instagram just to let your friends know how wonderfully you have enjoyed the late-night-party. How would you upload the snap to your Instagram stories on your iPhone; considering there is no option to get it done right from Snapchat?

There is a little trick that allows you to add your snaps to Instagram stories. All you have to do is save the video to your iPhone Camera Roll and then upload it on the social networking site. Let me show you how it’s done!

How to Upload Snapchat Videos to Instagram Stories on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Launch Snapchat on your iOS device and create a cool snap as usual.

Step #2. Next, tap on the download/save button at the bottom left corner. Once you have saved your story, tap on the “X” button at the top left corner.

Save Instagram Story on iPhone

Step #3. Now, you need to tap on the Memories button which is right under the shutter button. Then, select the story you have just saved.

Access Memories in Snapchat on iPhone or iPad

Step #4. Next up, you need to swipe up on the video.

Swipe Up the Video in Snapchat on iPhone

Step #5. Now, tap on the share button at the bottom.

Tap on Share Button in Snapchat on iPhone

Step #6. Up next, you need to tap on Save Video button in the share sheet. Then, allow the video to be saved on your iOS device.

Save Snapchat Video to iPhone Camera Roll

Step #7. Next, launch an Instagram app on your iOS device. Either swipe right from the left of the screen or tap on the camera button at the top left corner.

Tap on Camera Icon in Instagram on iPhone

Step #8. Next up, swipe up from the edge of the screen to access Camera Roll.

Swipe Up Screen in Instagram on iPhone

Step #9. Now, you need to select the Snapchat video. You can add text, scribble on the video and even add funny emoji on it.

Select Snapchat Video to Upload in Instagram on iPhone

Step #10. Finally, you can upload the video to your story or share it with your friends. Tap on Your Story at the bottom.

Share Snapchat Video on Instagram on iPhone

That’s it! You have successfully uploaded the Snapchat video to an Instagram story.

Wrapping Up

Both Instagram and Snapchat have been doing exceedingly well as far as entertaining users are concerned. What’s your take on the competition between these two apps?

Do check out some of these cool posts like how to send disappearing photos and videos on Instagram, how to screenshot on Snapchat without them knowing, how to use memories in Snapchat.

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Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.