How to Tag Someone on Instagram

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This Itechguide teaches you how to tag someone on Instagram. The guide covers steps to tag someone on Instagram from Android or iPhone.

You can tag people on existing or new post. This guide covers steps for both…

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How to Tag Someone on Instagram from Android

How to Tag Someone on Instagram from Android

This section covers steps to tag someone on an existing or a new post..

How to Tag Someone on an Existing Instagram Post on Android

  • Open the Instagram App for Android.
How to Tag Someone on Instagram from Android  - Existing Post
  • Then, open the post you want to tag people on.
  • To edit the post, tap the 3 dots on the top right of the post. A set of options will be displayed.
How to Tag Someone on Instagram from Android  - Existing Post
  • From the displayed options, tap Edit.
How to Tag Someone on Instagram from Android  - Existing Post
  • Then, when the post opens for editing, tap Tag people.
How to Tag Someone on Instagram from Android  - Existing Post
  • When the Tag people screen opens, on the picture, tap the person you want to tag. The point you tapped will display Who’s this?.
  • Type the name of the person you just tapped in the picture into the search bar.
  • After typing the person’s name in the search bar, to initiate search, tap the search icon on your keyboard.
  • Based on your search, Instagram search will display a list of names.
  • From the displayed names, to tag someone on Instagram, tap the name of the person in the picture.
  • The name will be added to the part of the picture you tapped – you have tagged this person in the post!
Repeat the steps to tag everybody you wish to tag in the picture.
  • When you finish, on the top right of the Tag people screen, tap the save icon.

How to Tag Someone on a New Instagram Post on Android

  • At the bottom of the App, tap the new post icon. Your photo Gallery will open.
How to Tag Someone on a New Instagram Post on Android
  • Tap on the photo you want to post. Then, on the top right of the screen, tap Next.
  • On the next screen, select a version of the picture you want to post and tap Next.
  • Then, on the New post screen, tap Tag people. The Tag people screen will open.
  • Tap on the person you want to tag in the picture. Who’s this? will be displayed. To tag this person, type the person’s Instagram name into the search bar.
  • Then, to initiate Instagram search, tap the search key on you keyboard. A list of users matching your search will be displayed.
  • From the displayed list, to tag someone on Instagram, tap on the name of the person you selected in your picture.
  • The person’s name will be displayed on the picture. You have tagged the person!
  • When you finish tagging everybody in the picture, on the top right of the screen, tap the save icon.
  • Finally, to tag someone on new Instagram post, at the top right of the screen tap Share.

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How to Tag Someone on Instagram from iPhone

This section covers steps to tag people on Instagram for an existing or a new post.

How to Tag Someone on an Existing Instagram Post on iPhone

  • Open the existing Instagram post you want to tag people on. Then, tap the 3 horizontal dots on the top right of the post. A set of options will be displayed.
  • From the list of displayed options, tap Edit. The post will open for editing.
  • Then, to start tagging the people in the picture, tap Tag people
  • Tap the person you want to tag in the picture. Instagram search will open immediately.
How to Tag Someone on an Existing Instagram Post on iPhone
  • Type the name of the person you want to tag into the search bar. Instagram search will display a list of names based on the name you typed in the search bar.
How to Tag Someone on an Existing Instagram Post on iPhone
  • From the displayed search result, tap the name of the person you want to tag in the picture.
How to Tag Someone on an Existing Instagram Post on iPhone
  • The person’s Instagram name will be displayed on the person in the picture – you have tagged the person!
How to Tag Someone on an Existing Instagram Post on iPhone
  • To save your changes, on the top right of the App, tap Done.
How to Tag Someone on an Existing Instagram Post on iPhone

How to Tag Someone on a New Instagram Post on iPhone

  • At the bottom of the Instagram App for iPhone, tap the new post icon. The App will open your Camera scroll.
How to Tag Someone on a New Instagram Post on iPhone
  • Tap the photo with people you want to tag. Then, at the top right of the screen, tap Next.
How to Tag Someone on a New Instagram Post on iPhone
  • On the next page, select a version of the picture you want to post. Then, tap Next.
How to Tag Someone on a New Instagram Post on iPhone
  • Finally, on the New post screen, to tag someone on Instagram, tap Tag people. The App will open the Tag people screen.
How to Tag Someone on a New Instagram Post on iPhone
  • Tap on the person your want to tag in the picture. Instagram search will open.
How to Tag Someone on a New Instagram Post on iPhone
  • Type the Instagram name of the person you want to tag into the search bar.
  • Then, from the displayed result, tap the name of the person in the picture. The person’s Instagram name will be displayed on the picture.
  • When you finish tagging on the people you want to tag in the picture, on the top right of the page, tap Done.
  • Finally, to tag someone on Instagram for a new post, on the top right of the New post screen, tap Share.

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