Instagram keeps adding new ways to make “Stories” more interactive. In one such update on November 1, 2021, it introduced a new sticker, “Add Yours”. When you add this sticker to your story, your followers can add your own images as well as the stickers you created to their story. However, this feature is not working for many people users,
If you are also facing a similar problem, don’t worry! I have listed the steps you should take to get this feature working on your iPhone. The problem can be caused by an outdated app, glitches in the app, or it may not be available in your country. Read along to fix the problem!
- update the app
- reinstall instagram
- restart your iphone
- use vpn
- Switch from business to personal account
- use another account
1. Update the App
One obvious reason why the “Add Your” sticker might not work on Instagram is because you are on an older version of the application. Updating Instagram to the latest version is more likely to solve this problem. To update the app:
- open to app Store,
- tap search icon at the bottom right → type instagram,
- Choose instagram → Tap update option,
Now, open the app and see if the feature works, or move on!
2. Reinstall Instagram
If updating the application did not help, then reinstalling it is the next step. To reinstall Instagram,
- long press instagram choose more delete app,
- Choose delete app in the dialog box.
- In the next pop-up, select delete,
To reinstall the app, follow the steps mentioned in the previous fix and tap get, Now, check if the sticker is working or not!
3. Restart your iPhone
Restarting your iPhone is one such step that can resolve many issues. Just make sure you wait for a while before restarting your iPhone. Restarting performs a soft data reset and may fix any bugs you may have encountered. As the steps differ for different iPhone models, you can read our guide on how to restart iPhone to learn more.
4. Use a VPN
While the “Add your” sticker has been out for a while, it is possible that this feature is not yet available in your country. Chances are slim, but it is possible, so your best bet would be to use a VPN service.
5. Switch from Business to Personal Account
Is your personal Instagram account set up to be a business account? If so, this could be one reason why the “Add Your” sticker for your account hasn’t rolled out yet. You can try changing the account types from one to the other. to do this,
- Open instagram → make your pick Profile tab.
- tap Hamburger Menu (☰) → choose Adjustment,
- navigate and select For,
- tap switch account type choose more switch to personal account,
6. Use another account
If none of the above steps work for you, then your last resort is to switch to another account. There may be some problem with your account; Switching to a new account altogether can help solve this problem.
Also, if you have two Instagram accounts, you can switch to another account and check if this feature is available on that account. Many people with 2 accounts faced this problem initially which was resolved later.
How to add an “Add yours” sticker to your stories
- tap , icon in the upper right corner or Instagram’s . swipe left from home screen,
- click on an image or select a picture from recent pictures,
- Now, tap add stickers icon on the top right.
- Choose add your stickers and Title This.
Now you can post it in your story.
Let us know if you got results using the above steps or are aware of any other steps that will help in fixing this problem; Leave it in the comment below.