Resharing content on Instagram can help users gain more views, likes, and engagement, making their content go viral.
Therefore many users re-share their Instagram photos and videos to their stories and stories to their highlights, and the same content is also usually shared on other platforms ( for example, Snapchat stories) as well.
Since resharing content (especially on stories) is a powerful tactic for gaining more attention, users also wonder how to share their Reels to that Instagram section as well.
In this blog post, we will talk about how to share Reels on Instagram stories, and as a bonus, we will give you a simple workaround on how to share full reels on Instagram stories without the need for users to tap on the story.
Instagram reels longer than 15 seconds can be shared easily, but longer reels need a few extra steps to be shared fully without requiring users to tap on the screen to view the whole Reel.
Also, due to Instagram's 15-second story length, users can save only the first 15 seconds of a long reel into their camera roll at a time. If users want to save the full Reel from an Instagram story, they need to tap again and save the next part separately from the first one.
Nevertheless, there is a workaround that involves a third-party IG app that allows users to share a full-length reel on their Instagram stories.
You have successfully added to your story an Instagram reel.
Also read: How to Share Music to Your Instagram Stories and How to Share Someone Else's TikTok on Instagram Story.
As one of the biggest social media platforms, Instagram offers many features that can bring users a vast following if appropriately utilized.
Re-sharing your posts on Instagram and other social media platforms is one of the most used tactics to boost your profile exposure.