In the keyboard that opens, select from a range of colors.There are actually infinite color choices!

You can also swipe all the way to the left and tap to see more effects from Instagram and from independent creators. Select a photo from your camera roll (or use a color fill background). Changing the Background Color. READ MORE These 50 Android apps are damaging your phone and need to be removed right now.

How to Add Color Blocks to Your Instagram Story. Having a plain, one-color background may seem like something that’s a default setting when creating an Instagram Story. #1: Customize Font Colors. Basically load picture on instagram story, click pen icon, choose color, hold on background for couple seconds (the entire screen will turn that color), then use erase icon to unveil your photo. Open Instagram and create a story by clicking on the camera icon. Start a text block by clicking the “Aa” in the upper right-hand corner. To take a photo or video with a camera effect, swipe left at the bottom of the screen and select an effect. Here is one way to get a little creative with your story.

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Instagram Story Filters Change your stories to black and white by using either a separate app or the filters built right in to Instagram stories. To add text to your Instagram stories, tap the Aa icon in the top-right corner when you take or upload a photo or video to your story.. 6 Instagram Hacks for Better Instagram Stories by Jenn Herman on Social Media Examiner. When using the front or back-facing camera, the effect you choose will automatically appear on the closest person’s face.

Simply swipe right on the screen repeatedly to cycle through the different filters, or use an app like InShOt to get the colors you want.

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Since IG is a photo-oriented service, a plain background is not something you should normally expect from Instagram. presents a simple solution for changing the background colour of your Instagram Story.

On Instagram, you can write text over any picture or video in your Story, but it may be hard to get your message across with a distracting background.Although there is a "Type" option for Stories, which allows you to write text over colorful gradient backgrounds, the selection is limited to just over twenty options, and there are no options for solid colored backgrounds or translucent overlays.