Follow the instructions to use the reaction stickers on Instagram
How to use the new Instagram reactions sticker 1

If a few weeks ago reactions appeared in apps like WhatsApp, today we show you very similar new

s in another application, this time social like Instagram. In order not to miss the possibility of reacting, see how to use the new Instagram reaction sticker.

Instagram is one of the most popular social platforms. It currently has 1.47 billion users worldwide. Of all these users, over 71% are under 35 years old , which means that it is one of the apps that young audiences like the most.

Instagram users spend an average of 53 minutes per day inside the app, according to the Annual Study of Social Networks. This figure is quite important, especially for brands, because the more time users spend, the more likely they are to view brand and product profiles and to notice advertised products.

From time to time , news arrives on Instagram that allow us to add new functions for user interaction. If we recently told you how to pin a post on Instagram, now the novelty comes from the hand of the stickers. A reaction sticker can now be quickly and easily inserted into any story you post on the platform.

Reaction stickers are already quite popular in other apps like WhatsApp and now you can use them on Instagram too. To know how to use the new Instagram reactions sticker, follow the steps that we show you below:

  • Open Instagram on your mobile device.
  • Click on the + icon and then choose “story”
  • Choose the image or video that you are going to include in the story.
  • Click on the stickers icon.
  • In the third row you will see an emoji with heart eyes inside a white circle. That’s the new reactions sticker , click on it.
  • Now you will see that several emojis appear at the bottom, click on the circle with the + symbol to display all the emojis and choose the one you like the most.
  • Finally, click on “Done”.
How to use the new Instagram 2 reactions sticker


In the previous section we have explained how to use the new Instagram reactions sticker, but you may be wondering what the Instagram reactions sticker is for? We explain it to you below.

The Instagram reaction sticker allows you to quickly express an action regarding a video or an image or any other content that you publish. Instead of having to search for the emoji in the GIF section with this sticker, you just have to display them quickly and easily to publish the reaction as soon as possible.  

Also, remember that Instagram also gives you the ability to react with emojis to any story your contacts post. You just have to click on “reply” and then choose the emoji with the corresponding reaction.


Once you know how to use the new Instagram reactions sticker, you may have gone to try it, but you can’t find it anywhere. Then you will think, why doesn’t the Instagram reaction sticker appear? We tell you what may be happening.

This Instagram reaction sticker is one of the novelties that has just arrived on the platform, so it may not be available on your mobile yet. To have it operational as soon as possible, check that you have the latest version of Instagram installed on your device. If you have an old version, it may be the reason why the sticker does not appear.

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