9 Instagram hacks and tricks you must know about in 2022

9 Instagram hacks and tricks you must know about in 2022

Instagram no longer is just a social media site it has become a huge market space for young entrepreneurs. Covid times made us all tech-savvy and with that came the Instagram business, a lot of people lost their jobs but found a passion in either creating content on Instagram or starting their own business. 

Since then Instagram has become a huge part of our lives, each day Instagram tries to update its functions to provide better service to its users. Today, we will talk about such 9 Instagram hacks and tricks that you must know about in 2022 if you also own an Instagram business.

9 Instagram Hacks And Tricks You Must Know About In 2022

Moving on here are 9 hacks and tricks that you must know about in 2022. 

Post pictures with music 

Music is one of the easiest ways to grab anyone’s attention, one of the major reasons why reels have become a core part of Instagram. Earlier you were only able to share music with reels and videos but now you can easily post your recent pictures with music. 

Method to do it:

  1. Select the image to post
  2. Edit the image as you like
  3. Click on the option to ‘add music’ 
  4. Select your song and add 

Add links to Instagram stories without having 10000 followers

Earlier Instagram only allowed people above 10,000 followers to add links to their stories but with the new update even people below 10,000 followers can put up a customizable link to their stories, this will help all small businesses to post links even with a small following. 

Method to do it:

  1. Go to your stories add the desired image
  2. Click on the link option 
  3. Then go to weblink and add your link

Hide posts without deleting them 

We all want to sometimes hide out old pictures that do not match the current aesthetic of our Instagram, now this has become possible with one simple step. Instagram now allows you to archive the previous posts that you no longer want to see on your feed.

Method to do it:

  1. Open your Instagram app
  2. Go to your profile and open the photo that you wish to hide
  3. Tap on the three dots button on the top right corner of the screen
  4. Select ‘Archive’ and that picture will be removed from your feed

Use a green screen in your Instagram story 

Instagram never fails to surprise us, the new update lets the users add a green screen on their story which can help you recreate your only background for stories. 

Method to do it:

  1. Just go to your stories 
  2. Then click on browse effects 
  3. Search for a green screen effect
  4. Save this effect and you can use it as and when you like

See all posts you have liked 

A lot of times we find a post, reel, or video relatable we hit the like button but sometimes we miss to save it, in such dier times Instagram has made it possible to view your liked posts once again. 

Method to do it:

  1. Go to your settings
  2. You can easily use the search bar, just type manage likes
  3. There you go, you have all the liked posts, reels, and videos

Clear your search history 

We all love some privacy while using social media and Instagram never fails to provide us an ample amount of privacy, with the latest update you can easily delete all your previous history with ease.

Method to do it:

  1. Go to your Instagram profile and open the settings
  2. Click on security 
  3. This will lead you to ‘search history’ 
  4. Click on clear history and you are done

Limit your Instagram screen time 

We love spending time on Instagram, looking at content, and watching reels but we dont even realize how much time we spend on Instagram on a daily basis. If you are a student with upcoming exams then this trick is going to help you manage your time in a better way. 

Method to do it:

  1. Go to your settings
  2. Click on your activity, there you will be able to see how many hours of the day you spend on Instagram 
  3. Below that you will find ‘set daily reminders’, simply set your timer according to your schedule.

Share previews of Instagram posts and stories 

We all get excited when we share new posts or exciting news on Instagram and with the preview option, you can leave your followers guessing what’s coming next.

Method to do it:

  1. Go to your stories and add your desired image
  2. Scroll to the pen option 
  3. Add your desired color 
  4. Use the eraser option to erase some parts and there you go

Get notification from your favorite accounts 

This is a brand new hack that Instagram has added to keep you up to date with your favorite accounts, their accounts will appear first on your Instagram. 

Method to do it:

  1. Go to your favorite celebrity or influencer’s Instagram account
  2. Click on the following button
  3. Click on the ‘favorites’ button and it’s done.

Sejal Tanwar