How to re-post a photo on Instagram?

Instagram is a popular photo-sharing app, but you can't really re-post something someone else uploads. Luckily, there are ways to work around that restriction if you find a photo that you absolutely have to share with your followers. Whether you want to share it on your blog or post it to your feed, re-posting an Instagram photo will only take you a couple minutes.
  1. Open Instagram on your phone. Tap the Instagram app on your smartphone to open it. Find an existing post that you want to re-post.
  2. Take a screenshot of the post. Since there is no way to natively repost a photo, you will need to take a screenshot, crop it, and share it to your own wall.
    - On iPhones and iPads, this can be done by pressing the Power button and the Home button simultaneously.
    - If you have an Android device, the process may vary from phone to phone. See this article for guidance.
  3. Press the camera button in the center. Scroll up to browse through the pictures on your phone. Select the screenshot you just took from your photo album.
  4. Put the post in the center of the crop box. Make sure to include the username of the person who originally posted it. Instagram photo's belong the the original photographer, and you can get your account banned by not giving credit. Press Crop when you're finished making adjustments.
    - Try to remove any borders and edges so that it looks like an actual photo instead of a screenshot of a photo.
  5. Add effects to the photo. If you want, you can filter, blur, and perform other edits on the photo before posting it. When you are satisfied, press Next.
  6. Tag the original photographer. On the next page, you can tag the original poster of your screenshot by tapping "Add People," or give them a shout-out in the caption. A caption such as "Re-posted from @username" or "Thanks @username for the post!" would do.
  7. Share the photo. When you are done setting the sharing options, press "Share." You have now re-posted the post to your Instagram!

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