Friends, in today’s article we will know that “How to Add a Link to an Instagram Story“. Many people have a query that any link is added to the story of Instagram.
And in this article, I will also tell you that what are the minimum requirements to add a link to an Instagram story?
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How to Add a Link to an Instagram Story
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How to Add a “Swipe Up” Link to an Instagram Story?
Before adding a link to an Instagram story, it is very important for us to know when finally Instagram updates the option to add a link to our account.
Because you must have noticed that everyone’s account does not have the facility to add a link to the story.
Only then is the feature of adding a link to the Instagram story available. When your Instagram page meets the criteria of Instagram.
- You must have at least 10,000 followers on your Instagram page.
- Your instagram page must be verified. Verified means that your Instagram page will have a “blue tick” next to its name. Bluetick shows that your instagram account is trusted. And you are representing a brand. And you are a public figure.
When your page will meet these criteria only then you can swipe up links in your Instagram story. If you have less than 10,000 followers on your Instagram account, then you cannot add a link to your Instagram story.
How to Add a Link to an Instagram Story?
Before following these steps, you must check that you must have at least 10,000 followers on your Instagram account.
Step 1. Open the Instagram application on your smartphone. Either you open the official website from Instagram on your pc/laptop.
Step 2. After this open the story option in the app.
Step 3. Now you can add any image or video according to you. After that click on the link icon given above.
Step 4. As soon as you click on the link icon, a link box will open. Paste whatever link you want to add in the link box.
Step 5. After this, publish the story by clicking on done.
After this, the link will be successfully added to your instagram story.
Why can’t I add a link to my Instagram story?
If you are not getting the option to add the link to your Instagram story, then it means that your Instagram account is not meeting the criteria to add the link.
When your Instagram account does not meet the link adding criteria, then you cannot add a link to your Instagram story.
To add a link to an Instagram story, you must have 10,000 followers on your Instagram account or your Instagram account is verified.