How do I add captions to my photos?

what are captions on instagram

Captions for Instagram are short texts that describe or comment on the photos or videos posted on the app. They can include emojis, hashtags, and tags to make them more engaging or relevant . Instagram captions can be up to 2,200 characters and are like subtitles describing what you want to tell with the photo or video you shared .

Here are some ways to add captions to your photos on Instagram:

  • Open Instagram and capture a new post image or upload your photo or video from your camera roll.
  • Tap Next and select a filter or edit your media.
  • Tap Next again and tap in the text field that says “Write a caption.”
  • Type your caption and tap OK > Share (iPhone) or Share (Android).

You can also add captions to your Instagram stories by following these steps:

  • Head to the Instagram Stories or Reels camera and either record or upload a video from your camera roll.
  • Once uploaded or recorded, tap the sticker icon.
  • Select the “Captions” sticker.

Here are some examples of photo captions on Instagram:

How do I add captions to my photos?
  • “He followed me home ma! Can I keep him?”
  • “Spot the CEO.” 
  • “Good day sunshine” 
  • “Girls just wanna have sun” 
  • “Gonna be a bright, bright sunshiny day” 
  • “Here comes the sun” 
  • “My place in the sun” 
  • Nothing but blue skies…” 

I hope this helps!