Reposting on Instagram is a cool and fast way of generating interesting content for your feed and also getting engaged with other Instagrammers. Using the repost on Instagram strategy allows you to easily grab the attention of influencers in your niche as well.

First, let’s see why you should repost someone else’s post.

Repost on Instagram is a great way to keep your Instagram page fresh and having new content all the time. It will help you grow your Instagram and get new followers every day. It can be tough to keep up with your Instagram every single time, especially when you need to post for your business on a daily basis. Instead, you can have useful posts which can draw attention and increase your engagement. This makes your life easy and it also saves a lot of time.

Before you repost on Instagram, it is ethical to request permission from the original post!

There are a few ways:

  • Send the original sharer a direct message on Instagram
  • Comment on their photo to start the conversation
  • Connect via email and ask for permission

Once you have the permission, you can go ahead with the reposting flow.

How to repost on Instagram

To repost on Instagram you can use a repost app. You can find it in the App Store or Google Play.

When you go into App Store you can click on search and type in repost on Instagram and download it.

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Now, open the repost app. Make sure that you are logged in to your Instagram account. Then go to the top right corner, click on this Instagram logo. This will take you to Instagram. Then go to the post that you want to repost on Instagram. After that, click on the three dots on the top right corner. Copy the link of the content. Then go back to repost on the top left corner.

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You can choose to leave a credit where you want in one of the corners. Also, you can choose the background color to bright, dark and costume.

When you are done, click on the repost. Next, go to Instagram and choose whether you want to repost on Instagram feed or your story.  

You are able to add filters and edit your photo as they are the available editing tools on Instagram. You can write a caption and add a location if you want. Also, you can share on your social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. When you’re finished simply click on “share” button.



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And done!

That is how to repost on Instagram, your favorite contents on your account. However, the problem is you need to share the content immediately. If you want to schedule the respost action you can use AiGrow.

Schedule your reposts with AiGrow

Lets quickly have a glance on this extensive feature on AiGrow:

how to repost on instagram

When you’re inside your Instagram dashboard on AiGrow, you need to click on the “Scheduled Posts” tab. You will find the “Repost” button here.

Now, the fun part: You should choose how you want to find the content you like to repost. You can search through hashtags, locations, a post URL on the Instagram page, or an Instagrammer username.

how to repost on instagram


You can search for related hashtags and find the proper content that you consider to repost on Instagram.

You can view the resulting contents before reposting them.


Another option to find your desired posts is through a location search. Just start typing your location and it comes up. When you chose your location,  it will find your recent posts in that location.


You can also simply copy and enter the URL of the content you find interesting on Instagram to this repost feature on AiGrow to load the post and schedule it to your own Instagram. Here is an example:



Repost Username

You are able to search your favorite content by searching another popular and/or relevant instagrammer’s username. Basically, you can load all the recent posts done by a given user on Instagram and pick the content you want to repost on Instagram. Don’t forget to keep them tagged so you give them credit.

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If you have made up your mind, press repost.  You see there are some features that can help enhance the content you want to repost on Instagram.

1. Caption

AiGrow lets you edit the caption of the content. You can make changes if you want. Make sure you’re being creative and enticing.

Use popular emojis to make your post look attractive.


2. Add hashtags and location

In case you don’t like the used hashtags on the post, you can add popular hashtags with AiGrow hashtag search. Select individual hashtags or pick from the box. They will appear in your first comment.

Also, you can tag your post by a location if there is not any.

3. Set the time

If you are looking for more followers and more likes, you should optimize your Instagram posts so that more people see them. This is really important to ensure your posts work well with Instagram’s algorithm. The more likes and comments you get on your Instagram posts, the higher the chance your posts have to get seen.

Remember you will get the higher chances of gaining more likes and comments which can lead to more exposure and more followers by posting when most of your followers are active or online,

Once you find your best times out you can set the date and time so that the “repost” will be scheduled to your best times.

4. Share a post in different accounts

AiGrow lets you add as many accounts as you need. Instead of creating separate posts by yourself, you can share the same content with several changes to your selected accounts using the popular templates provided by AiGrow. This can save you a lot of time.

5. Auto-comment

In case you don’t have time to check your IG account and reply to comments, you can use auto-response to do it on your behalf.  It can be simply done by adding a few templates. If you do not have the time to check your Instagram account and respond to comments, you can use the auto-reply to do it instead of doing by yourself. You can either use default templates or add new ones by yourself.

While you are done with your post, press “Schedule Post” button. You have successfully shared your post. Later, you can access your posts in the “Posted” tab in case you have need actions on your post.

Press “Action” button and you see three options. The coolest feature AiGrow offers is to repost your own contents with the ability of editing. If you need to just edit your caption, AiGrow has made it easier to do so.   Also, you can delete your posts from your Instagram account.


In conclusion, AiGrow has made it easy to repost on Instagram. There is no need to use a 3rd party application which can save you lots of time. Also, you can edit the content you want to repost in order to grow your engagement.

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