How to Tag Someone on Instagram

Step 1: Open Instagram

Begin by opening your Instagram account (if you already have). If you don’t have an account, sign up on Instagram and create an account!

Step 2: Create an Instagram post

When you are on Instagram, create a new post. Just click the plus (+) symbol in the bottom of your screen.

tag someone on Instagram

Step 3: Upload a picture

In the menu under the image, make sure “Camera Roll” is selected. Then, swipe up to scroll through your photos, and choose the picture you want to post.

tag someone on Instagram

Step 4: Tag people

After you’re done with photo filters, you are now on the share screen. Add any desired captions, hashtags, or a location. Then, tap “Tag people.”

Step 5: Tap on the user you want to tag

Now, your photo will appear on a new screen. Tap where you want the tag to appear. It is always better to tag someone on Instagram on a face. Furthermore, you can tag any brand who has an Instagram account. In this case, place the tag on the company’s logo. After tapping on the photo, the words “Who’s this” will appear on the screen.

tag someone on Instagram

Step 6: Search for and select the user

Now, you need to search for the individual’s username in the search bar.  As you do, Instagram will suggest friends who have usernames with the letters you are typing. You might need to hit enter to see the search results.

Step 7: Share the post

Now, all you need to do is hit the “Share” button and publish your post!

How to Tag Someone on Instagram Stories

Step 1: Create a story

To create an Instagram story, go to your Instagram feed and tap on the camera icon on the top left of the screen (or swipe right).

Step 2: Take (upload) an image

Tap the white button in the bottom center of the screen to take a picture, or hold it down to take a video. Swipe up to upload an image or video from your camera roll.

Step 3: Tap the stickers’ icon

Add any filters, text, or other effects. Then, to tag someone on Instagram, tap the Instagram stickers’ icon.

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Step 4: Tap @Mention

You’ll now see options for custom Instagram story stickers. Tap the one that says, ‘@Mention’ – this is how you will mention, or tag someone on Instagram story.

Step 5: Search for the user select it

Start typing the username of the individual you want to tag someone on Instagram. It will appear on the drop-down menu. Then, you need to select it.

tag someone on Instagram

Step 6: Edit your tag

Once you’ve tagged someone on Instagram in your story, before publishing, you may want to edit the sticker tag in terms of colour, size, and position.

Step 7: Publish your story

Now all left to do is share your story. Tap the “Your story” button in the bottom-left corner to share with all of your followers. Also, you can select who you want to share your story by tapping ‘Send to.’

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Tag Someone on Instagram with AiGrow

There is a platform called AiGrow, which can help you share posts on your Instagram account automatically.  AiGrow allows you to schedule your Instagram activities with its fully automated scheduler and post contents as Feed and Story.

To get started, you need to have an Instagram account. Next, you should log in to AiGrow. If you don’t already have an account, create one! Then, you need to add your IG account to AiGrow. Now, you should go to “Schedule Posts” tab and hit “Schedule Posts” button. After that, you should upload your photo in the box. Remember, you can upload a maximum of 10 contents (photos&videos) as multiple posts.

tag someone on Instagram

Now, click on the photo to tag someone on Instagram.  Once you do that, a search bar appears above the picture so you can search the individuals you want to tag. When you are done with the post, click save. After that, you may need to insert a caption, hashtags, and a location. Then, you need to set a date and time and finally hit the ‘Schedule Posts.’ That’s it! You’ve successfully scheduled your post.

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