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How to use type mode in your Instagram story

Type mode is a feature on Instagram that allows you to type text in your story without having to upload any photo or video. This feature has different text styles and font colors. Each font has its own unique set of gradient and solid colors to choose what suits best to your story!


Use the type mode from your story by tapping the TYPE at the bottom left of your screen. Tap on the Tap to type and then Type something you would like to have as a text. You can choose any of the text styles that the feature provides you by tapping each time the name of the style you prefer at the top button of the screen. Also, you can tap in the bottom left circle every time you want to change the background color.


If you press the camera icon in the bottom right you can add a background photo in your story. When you press it a translucent camera feed will appear in order to take a picture. You will be able to take a front picture by tapping on the icon with the two arrows at the bottom right to swap the cameras. When you finish with your text just tap > in order to go to normal mode. After that you will be able to share your story with your followers!


Below you can see examples of all the different text styles and fonts that you can make with the type mode feature of Instagram. Also, while you scroll down you will find a few extra tips for some of the text styles like TYPEWRITER and STRONG.


Text style | MODERN


Text style | NEON



Text style | TYPEWRITER

Tap at the top left of the screen, on the icon that shows four lines, in order to align your text left, right or in the center.



Text style | STRONG

If you want to add a color background to your text you can do it by tapping at the top left of the screen, on the icon with the letter A on it.


That’s it, now you know how to use TYPE mode on Instagram perfectly! If you liked this blog post feel free to share it with your friends on social media!

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