The popularity and the reach of the Instagram Reels feature is undeniable. So, if you’re wondering how to create Instagram Reel on iOS and share it with your friends or followers, continue reading this post. It will help you tap into all the power this new treasure has to offer.
How do I create Instagram Reels
Instagram Reels offers an opportunity to dispossessed TikTok users to create compact, short video content and continue expressing themselves while entertaining others. Here’s how you can create Instagram Reel and share them with your friends or followers.
- Launch the Instagram app.
- Tap the Add a photo icon.
- Choose the Reel option.
- Hit the Ok button.
- Create your video content.
- Press the Recording button to stop.
- Add the desired effects.
- Share the reel to your feed.
Like TikTok, Reels allows its users to add audio from the Instagram Music library. Once the recording is complete, users can choose the audience they wish to share their Reel. Unlike Instagram Stories, Reels can be shared and viewed by everyone on the platform.
How to make a Reel on Instagram?
The rumors of a nationwide ban on TikTok in the US prompted Instagram to come up with its own full-fledged video-sharing feature called Reels. The offering from a Facebook-owned company claims to allow users to create quick 15-second videos on Instagram. It is available for both, iOS and Android platforms. Here’s how to get started with it.
First, verify if you are using the updated version of the Instagram app. If not, update to the latest version of Instagram.
Next, open the Instagram app on your iOS device.
Now, tap the Add a photo icon, visible as the ‘+’ at the bottom of the app screen.
You should see the Reel icon in the record interface. Click the icon to start recording a 15-seconds video.
When done, hit the Record button again to stop the recording. You’ll see on-screen, in-video edit options like edit, music, smileys, and more.
If you are adding music from the library you can select the desired length.
Alternatively, you can share it in the Explore section where your followers can see the shared reel.
If required, you can also download the Instagram Reel video to your iPhone. Just tap the Download icon, seen as a down-arrow icon at the top of the Reel video.
Hope that makes sense!
Also, read- How to download Instagram Live Stream.