Easy methods to Do a Clear Background on Instagram Story? (+ four Further Tips)

It’s super easy to create a transparent background in Instagram Story.

You can choose any color for your transparent background. I will also share 3 additional tricks.

  • How to make a transparent background in Instagram Story?
  • BONUS: How to Schedule Your Instagram Story Using Preview App (Phone + Desktop)

Let’s get right into it!

How to make a transparent background in Instagram Story?

To create a transparent background in Instagram Story, do the following:

Open your Instagram Story screen:

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Take a photo or video (or upload one from your camera roll).

You need it as a background to put a transparent color over it.

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Tap the three points “…” button, then the “Pull” Options:

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Select the third pen Option above (it’s the one that will be transparent):

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Choose a Color for your transparent background.

There are 3 ways to choose a color.

1. Choose a color from the basic color choices at the bottom of the screen:

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2. want more color options?

Hold your finger on a color and the full rainbow color palette will appear.

Drag your finger to any color. Once you find the color you like, let go of your finger on the color.

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3. Use Your own brand color.

Have your own branded color you’d like to use? But it’s hard to get it from the rainbow color palette?

No problem. Do that:

  • Add a picture of your color to the top of your story screen using the “Camera Roll” sticker
  • Tap the “Eye Dropper” tool next to the color picker at the bottom of your screen
  • Put it on the color you want
  • Delete your picture by dragging it to the bottom of the screen

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And now what you have been waiting for: how do you make the transparent background color in your story?

Keep your finger on your screen. The Insta Story is covered by this transparent overlay

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Another trick.

Use the “Eraser” tool to customize your Insta Story even more. See the following examples:

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For example, you can uncover a specific part of your photo or video, or create outlines around a person or object:

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And you’re done!

BONUS: Schedule your Instagram stories with previews

Quick extra tip.

You can:

  • Plan yours posts, roll, tick tock And Instagram stories with preview appfrom your phone and / or Desk.
  • Watch your story flow Before You post them on Instagram

Like this:

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That’s it!

Let us know if you have any questions. We’re here to help!

Otherwise, have fun creating your stories and See you on Instagram!

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