How To Make Cool Instagram Highlight Covers + 23 Free Instagram Story Highlight Covers To Use

Before starting, let me make it clear that there are different ways of doing this. But, I have just decided to share the easiest I found so far of making your own cool Instagram Instagram story highlight covers. This post will be quick and should be easy if you follow the steps.

I don’t know if you’ve noticed but I’ve been spotting several cool icons on Instagram lately used as Instagram highlight covers, so I took some time out to research about it and voila, I am here to share it with you. At first, I thought it was really complicated and after dedicating some time to research, I realised how easy and fun it is to create one. So, if you wish to create your own covers from scratch, follow the step-by-step guide below. But, if you don’t have access to certain apps I will be mentioning below. Then, you can scroll down and skip the guide as I have created several covers for you to save and start using straight away.

APPS NEEDED FOR YOUR INSTAGRAM HIGHLIGHT COVERS/STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE:

  • Photogrid and access to Google Image

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  1. Head over to Google Image
  2. Search for your desired icon/image (Example: Shoes “PNG” = It is important to add “PNG” at the end of your search for images with clear background)
  3. Download Photogrid app if you don’t have it before
  4. Tap collage
  5. Pick 1 image collage frame [Optional: Change the size to Insta-story size on the bottom of the app]
  6. Add your image from your camera roll 
  7. Reduce the size of image and centralize image
  8. Then save to your camera roll
  • Head over to Instagram, then upload to your Insta-story
  • When published, Click the love sign in the bottom right
  • Add to existing highlight or create a new one by clicking the + highlight logo
  • Once the new cover you created is added to an existing/NEW highlight – Go back to your profile page
  • Click down on the highlight and select “Edit highlight”
  • Click on “Edit cover”
  • Select the NEW cover you added to the story
  • FIN!!!

CAN’T ACCESS THE APP/SEE OUR READY-TO-USE INSTAGRAM HIGHLIGHT COVERS BELOW:

  • Just save on your camera roll and upload to your Insta-story

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Maryam Salam is the founder and chief-editor of Thebloggerpoint.com. She studied BA Fashion Marketing and Branding Degree (Business Dev) at Nottingham Trent University, the UK in 2016 and currently completing her MSc degree in Entrepreneurship & International Business while working as a part-time stylist at Karen Millen. She has collaborated and worked with several brands both in Nigeria and abroad such as ASOS, Next, Accessorize, Maju, Grass-field etc.

If she isn’t busy running around for meetings/shopping her next style content pieces. Maryam can be found creating fashion contents or working on developing business strategies for small and upcoming businesses. You can catch up with her personal fashion style and lifestyle in general here.You can also get in touch with her through mail: maryam.daisy@yahoo.com or on social media @itsmaryamsalam (Instagram)

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  1. February 27, 2018 / 5:27 pm

    Very useful. Thanks as always xoxo

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