How to Use Boomerang in Instagram Stories on iPhone

How to Use Boomerang in Instagram on iPhone

With the introduction of its standalone app “Boomerang” into the stories feature, Instagram has made snapping photos more exciting. Boomerang lets you capture a burst of photos that cycle back and forth quickly; creating an awesome animated GIF.

Having given this new feature a try, I have become really fond of it. It’s sure to bring a lot of fun into photo sharing experience. Would you like to have a go at Boomerang? Here you go!

How to Use Boomerang in Instagram Stories on iPhone

Note: Make sure to update Instagram to the latest version.

Step #1. Launch Instagram on your iOS device.

Step #2. Next, you have to swipe right from left.

Swipe Left to Right in Instagram on iPhone

Step #3. Now, you need to tap on Boomerang at the bottom right corner.

Tap on Boomerang in Instagram on iPhone

Step #4. Next, you may switch between front and rear camera by tapping on the arrow at the bottom right corner.

Switch iPhone Camera for Instagram on iPhone

Step #5. Up next, give a funny or fabulous pose. Then tap on the shutter button.

Capture Boomerang on Instagram on iPhone

Step #6. Once you have snapped the pic, you can draw it, add text to it and even mute the sound.

  • Tap on the pencil button at the top. Check out the three options at the top. They allow you to adjust the intensity of the drawing. Select your preferred option. You can also select your favorite color. Now, draw on the pic. Tap on Done at the top right corner to confirm the change
  • To add text, simply tap on the text button at the top right corner. Write anything you want, select the preferred color and then place it anywhere on the photo
  • To mute the sound, simply tap on the volume button at the top center
  • Tap on the Tick mark at the bottom to confirm the change

Edit Boomerang in Instagram on iPhone

To access your story, simply tap on “Your Story” from the Instagram homepage.

Access Your Story in Instagram on iPhone

That’s done! Your pic will now be shared directly to your story.

If you love using Instagram a lot, you would like to check out this complete guide to use it elegantly. Unlike before, you can save an Instagram post as a draft and even mute any story which you want to avoid.

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