Can you post a loop on Instagram?

Answered by Robert Dupre

You can post a loop on Instagram. Instagram offers a feature called “Loop” that allows you to convert your live photos into looping videos. This feature creates a continuous loop of your live photo, making it look like a video.

To post a loop on Instagram, you need to first ensure that your live photo is set to loop or bounce. Here’s how you can do it:

1. Open the Instagram app on your iOS device.

2. Tap on the “+” button at the bottom center of the screen to create a new post.

3. Select the live photo you want to post from your camera roll.

4. Once you’ve selected the live photo, tap on the “Next” button in the top right corner.

5. On the editing screen, you’ll see your live photo playing. Look for the “Live” dropdown menu in the top left-hand side of the photo.

6. Tap on the “Live” dropdown menu, and you’ll see three options: live, bounce, and loop.

7. Choose either the “Bounce” or “Loop” option. The “Bounce” option plays the live photo forward and then in reverse, creating a bouncing effect. The “Loop” option continuously loops the live photo, creating a seamless and repetitive motion.

8. After selecting the loop or bounce option, you can further edit your photo by applying filters, adjusting brightness, adding captions, and more.

9. Once you’re satisfied with the edits, tap on the “Next” button in the top right corner.

10. Add a caption, location, and any other desired tags to your post.

11. tap on the “Share” button to post your looped live photo on Instagram.

It’s important to note that loops can only be created from live photos taken on iOS devices. If you’re using an Android device or have a non-live photo, you won’t have the loop or bounce options available.

Posting a loop on Instagram is a simple process. By converting your live photo into a loop or bounce, you can add a captivating and dynamic element to your Instagram posts. Experiment with different live photos and enjoy the creative possibilities that loops offer on the platform.