How to Create, Share and Watch Instagram Reels on Instagram

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How to Create, Share and Watch Instagram Reels on Instagram

The Instagram Reel is a fantastic feature of Instagram that allows its users to create and share small entertaining videos with their friends, family.

The Instagram Reel is a fantastic feature of Instagram that allows its users to create and share small entertaining videos with their friends, family or any other Instagram user. So, if you haven’t started using Instagram reels, then here’s a quick guide that you can follow to create, share, and see Instagram reels on Instagram.

How to Create Instagram Reels Using the Instagram App?

Following are the steps that you can follow to create Instagram reels using the Instagram app:

Go to the Instagram app and open it.

Now hit the camera icon, which is located on the top left side of your screen to open your camera.

Next, select the “Reels” option from the bottom menu.

Now tap on the “Get Started” button.

Next, upload your existing video, or create a new video using your mobile’s camera.

If you want to create a new video, then tap/click on the action button and start recording your video and when you are done, then click on it again to stop recording.

If you want to use an already existing video, then tap on the “+” icon or media icon and select the video that you want to use.

Next, slide the video viewer to choose your desired clip or to trim your video and tap on the “Add” option to continue.

Now tap on the music symbol to add music to your video. You can also search and add your desired song in your video using the search bar.

Next, tap on the “Play” button to hear the song and see if it meets your requirements or not.

Now tap on your selected song to add it to your video. You can also select a specific portion of the song for your video.

Next, tap/click on the “Done” option to confirm your changes.

Now tap on the speed icon to increase or decrease the playing speed of your video.

Next, tap on the effect’s icon and apply filters and effects on your video.

Now tap on the timer icon to adjust the length of your video. Note: Use this option only when you are recording a video and not when you are using an existing video for Instagram reels.

Next, tap on the “Align” option to see the end of your last clip.

Now, use the left and right arrows to view all the clips of your video and add extra effects to them.

Next, tap, or click on the right arrow.

After that, write a great caption for your Instagram reel video.

Finally, hit the “Share” button to post your reel on Instagram. However, if you are not ready to do this right now, then you can tap on the “Save as Draft” option to edit and post your Instagram reel later.

How Can You Share Instagram Reels?

Following are the steps that you can follow to share your reel with your followers:

Tap on the user icon, which is present on the bottom right side of your screen.

Now tap on the “Reels” tab.

Next, tap on the video that you want to share.

Now tap or click on the message icon.

Finally, send your reel to all your friends and family members by tapping on the “Send” button near their name.

Note: You can also share its link with your friends. To do this:

Tap on the user icon, which is present on the bottom right side of your screen.

Now tap on the “Reels” tab.

Next, tap on the video that you want to share.

Now tap on the three dots icon and select the “Copy link” option to copy and share your link or select the “Share to” option to share the link of your video on apps like WhatsApp, Facebook, Gmail, etc.

How Can You Watch Instagram Reels on the Instagram App?

Following are the places from where you can watch Instagram reels on the Instagram App:

Stories: Most of the people post their reels on their stories, and you can easily watch them by navigating to their profile and clicking on their profile picture.

Reels tab (located inside the profile of an Instagram user): It is another place where you can watch all the uploaded reels of your friends or family members. To view Instagram reels of your friends simply navigate to his/her profile and tap on their “Reels” tab to see all their reels.

Explore tab: Finally, the last place where you can watch reels on Instagram is the “Explore tab. Here you can see different Instagram reels that are uploaded by celebrities and other famous Instagram users.

Conclusion

The Instagram Reel is an outstanding feature of Instagram that you can use to create entertaining videos for your followers and friends. So, do use this feature of Instagram to get the most out of it and keep yourself entertained.

Everleig is a Blog expert and has been working in the technology industry since 2003. As a technical expert, Everleig has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as ukwhere.com

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