How to Repost a Video on Instagram

What you should know

  • Beat Split (the paper airplane) > Add a role to your story > Your story. Then go to story and tap To mark.
  • Alternatively, record your screen while watching the video, save the recording, and then upload it to Instagram.
  • Or copy the video link and download the Repost for Instagram app. Select the video and tap Post to feed.

This article explains how to repost a video on Instagram. The instructions apply to the Instagram app for iOS and Android.



How to repost an Instagram video

While you can’t repost videos directly to your Instagram profile, you can repost them as Instagram Stories and then add the stories to your profile as highlights. Alternatively, you can record your screen or use an app like Repost.


Can you be held liable for copyright issues? Yes! Because of this, you must get permission from the original creator to repost videos so you don’t have to worry about copyright strikes.


How to post a video to your Instagram story

To post a video to your story and share it on your profile:


  1. Under the post, tap Split Icon (the paper plane).


  2. Beat Add a role to your story.


  3. Add stickers, text, or anything else you want to add, then tap Your story at the bottom.

  4. Go back to the Home tab and tap Your story.


  5. Beat To mark.


  6. Beat New or select an album to add it to.

  7. Enter a name for the marker and tap Add to.


  8. Beat Finished or View in profile. On your profile, your highlights appear above your posts. Tap the marker with the video to view it.

Record screen and post Instagram videos

If you want to share a video as a regular post, you can record your screen while watching the video, save the recording, and then upload it to Instagram. With this method, you can crop and edit the video to your liking before posting it. Just make sure you give credit to the original creator.




Repost Instagram videos with the Repost app

Repost for Instagram is a third-party app that allows you to repost videos on your Instagram profile. Here’s how:


  1. In the Instagram app, tap the three points in the top right corner of the video.


  2. Beat shortcut to copy the video link.


  3. Download the Repost for Instagram app. Once downloaded, tap the icon to open it.

  4. The app should automatically detect the copied link. You may have to wait a few seconds. Tap the Video thumbnail when it appears in the app.


  5. Beat Post to feed.


  6. Beat To allow When prompted to allow access to your device media.

  7. The video will open in the Instagram app. Beat Next.


  8. Add a caption or anything else you want to include and tap Split. The video will appear as the original post on your profile.

FAQ

  • How do I share a YouTube video on Instagram?

    If you want to share a YouTube video with specific Instagram users, you can do it through the YouTube app. Find the video you want to share and select it three pointsthen share video > More > Instagram > select people to share with > select Split. If you want to share a YouTube video on your Instagram stories or feeds, you need to download it first, they upload it directly (respect copyright).

  • How do I repost a video from Facebook to Instagram?

    Currently there is no direct way to repost a video from Facebook to Instagram, but you can share a Facebook video with your Instagram friends. Open the Facebook app and find the video you want to share, then select it Split > Instagram > wait for Instagram to open > select someone to share > paste the video url into the message and Send.

  • Why can’t I repost an Instagram Story video?

    If you can’t repost someone’s Instagram story video, it’s likely that their settings don’t allow followers to share their content. You can try contacting the original poster to ask if he can share the video, but the decision is ultimately his.

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