How to Change the Instagram Story Background Color.

If you are using Instagram for a while you must agree with me that now Stories are a big deal on Instagram, and they offer a variety of tools and adding more and more tools to spice up your stories and make them stand out from the others. Instagram has changed quite a bit since it came into the world and while these updates are really awesome some time it gets hard to figure out how to make them use the way you want.

So here’s everything you need to know about how to add or change Instagram background color in your next Instagram story.

So we have these four different cases.
  • How to change the background color for an Instagram story if you are going Live.
  • How to change the background color for an Instagram story if you are going to Create.
  • How to change the background color for an Instagram story if you are resharing a post from the feed.
  • How to change the background color for an Instagram story if you are posting from camera roll or archive.

How to change the background color for an Instagram story if you are going Live.

To change the background or background color while live streaming on Instagram you can follow these steps.

  • You need an Instagram Filter which can change the background & its color. For some good background changer filter, you can go to Bdimitrov’s Instagram profile, There are many other filters available you can find some in my Instagram Highlights @jypsyfix.
  • Save some filters to your Instagram camera.
  • Proceed to the Instagram “Live ” Tab.
  • Slide right at the camera button and choose the Background changer filter.
  • Press the button to go live with your choice of background.
  • Done.

How to change the background color for an Instagram story if you are going to Create.

To change the background color in the creat story tab is very simple, you can follow these steps.

  • Go to Instagram “Create” Tab.
  • At the bottom right corner of the screen tap on the color circle to change the background color. (This is the same for all templates.)
  • Done.

How to change the background color for an Instagram story if you are resharing a post from the feed.

To change the background color when resharing a post can be a bit tricky follow these steps.

  • So you forwarded a post to your story.
  • Tap on the draw button you can see at the top of the screen.
  • Now press and hold the screen for a few seconds. (by default background will change to white)
  • To choose a different background color see the bottom of the screen. (you can choose from 27 defined color)
  • You can tap the color picker at the bottom right corner of the screen and pick a color from the picture as well.
  • Done.

How to change the background color for an Instagram story if you are posting from camera roll or archive.

Well, unlike the flawless methods, we used above to change the background color when it comes to camera roll picture it’s more of your creativity here. check out the steps.

  1. Go to the story camera.
  2. Browse a picture from the gallery.
  3. Tap on the draw button you can see at the top of the screen.
  4. Now press and hold the screen for a few seconds.
    • By default, the background will change to white
    • To choose a different background color see the bottom of the screen. (you can choose from 27 defined color) choose then press and hold at the camera screen)
    • You can tap the color picker at the bottom right corner of the screen and pick a color from the picture as well.
  5. Well, now your picture also will be covered by the new background color.
  6. Now choose the eraser button you can see at the top of the screen.
  7. Use the eraser to remove the color (use your creativity)
  8. Done

If you want a transparent background instead follow these steps.

  1. Go to the story camera.
  2. Browse a picture from the gallery.
  3. Tap on the draw button you can see at the top of the screen.
  4. Select the second pen at the top of the screen.
  5. Now press and hold the screen for a few seconds.
    • By default, the background will change to transparent white
    • To choose a different transparent background color see the bottom of the screen. (you can choose from 27 defined color) choose then press and hold at the camera screen)
    • You can tap the color picker at the bottom right corner of the screen and pick a color from the picture as well.
  6. Well, now your picture also will be covered by the new transparent background color.
  7. Now choose the eraser button you can see at the top of the screen.
  8. Use the eraser to remove the color (use your creativity)
  9. Done

Note: There is one scenario where this hack doesn’t work. That is when you upload a photo or video from your camera roll that isn’t vertical and the app also chooses a background color to fill in the margins. When you press on the screen to create a solid background color, it covers everything, even your image or video.

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