How to upload Instagram stories in WhatsApp statuses

Share Instagram stories in WhatsApp statuses

Instagram is a social network that is directly linked to Facebook and allows you to upload stories simultaneously on both platforms. Although WhatsApp is an app that is part of its same Meta ecosystem, It is not possible to share your stories in the states directly. This does not mean that it is impossible to achieve it, it just means that there is a manual process to achieve it and here we will tell you how to do it.

How to share Instagram stories in WhatsApp statuses

Instagram Stories in WhatsApp statuses

When you upload a story on Instagram you can enable an option that allows you to upload the same content to Facebook stories. However, When you want to do the same in WhatsApp statuses, the automation breaks and a manual process is needed.

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It is not difficult, it is even quite simple and the best thing is that The Instagram story looks exactly the same as you edited it. That is, if it has filters, songs, stickers, effects, emojis... whatever, it can be used in the WhatsApp status. Let's see what you must do to achieve it:

  • Enter Instagram.
  • Upload a story or locate a previously shared one.
  • If it's a new story, edit it as much as you want (it doesn't have to be published).
  • Press the download story button located at the top of the screen, identified with an arrow pointing down.
  • The file, whether a photo or video, will be stored in your gallery.
  • Open WhatsApp and press the "status" button.
  • Start the process to create one, but select the recently saved content from Instagram stories in your gallery.
  • Select it and publish it.

With these simple steps you can have an Instagram story in WhatsApp statuses. However, there are some item limitations, for example, Instagram polls, trivia or questions cannot be downloaded. In that case you can record the mobile screen and use the video.

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Share Instagram stories in WhatsApp statuses with a link

WhatsApp statuses with Instagram stories link

Instagram allows you to generate a story link uploaded and can be placed in WhatsApp status. In this case, the process is more direct because everything is done from Instagram. However, you will not see the photo or video in the WhatsApp status, it is simply a link that takes you to where it was published. If you are interested in this option, this is how you can do it:

  • Open Instagram.
  • Locate an Instagram story you want to share.
  • Press the button "share on…«
  • Different platforms will open where you can share, select «WhatsApp» and go to «my status«.
  • The link will simply be displayed, but you can edit the background colors, add stickers, texts, emojis and other elements.
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This process is simpler and faster, but it is more useful for directing contacts to your Instagram profile. It is a good way to increase followers or visits to your publications. If you liked this tutorial, share the news with other people so they know how to do it.

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