Facing Instagram 'Add Yours' Sticker error? Fix it THIS way

If you are finding difficulty in finding the Instagram 'Add Yours' Sticker on stories, then here are some quick tips to solve this error.

| Updated on: Dec 05 2022, 19:07 IST
Instagram users can share stories on Close Friends list; check steps here
1/5 If you are an Instagram user and are not comfortable in sharing your images, videos, among others with all via Instagram stories then you can create a Close Friends list and share your story with only the people on that list. It can also be known that with stories, you can share photos and videos that disappear from your profile, feed and messages after 24 hours, unless you add them to your profile as story highlights. (Pixabay)
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2/5 It can be noted that people on your Close Friends list will know they are on it, but they can't see who else is on the list. Only you can see your close friends list, and no one can request to be added. (AP)
3/5 If someone has added you to their list, you will see a green badge when you're viewing their stories and a green ring around their profile photo. So, here are the steps you need to follow to create your close friends list: (Pexels)
4/5 Instagram: How to create Close Friends list- Tap profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile. Then click at the top right, then tap Close Friends. Scroll down to Suggestions (Android) or Suggested (iPhone). Tap Add next to the people who you want to add to your Close Friends list. You can also tap Search to search for a friend. (Pixabay)
5/5 Instagram: How to share a story with your close friends list- Tap at the top or swipe right anywhere in feed, then scroll to Story at the bottom. Then click at the bottom of the screen to take a photo, or tap and hold to record a video. To choose a photo from your phone's library or gallery, swipe up anywhere on the screen. When you are ready to share, tap Close Friends in the bottom left. (REUTERS)
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Instagram users can use the ‘Add Yours’ sticker on their stories to be more interactive and share the same experiences. (Unsplash)

Instagram keeps adding new features to make the app more interactive and exciting. From adding a quick Quiz, customised Avatar stickers to ‘Add Yours' option - the sticker tray of Instagram stories has a lot to offer. Among these, the ‘Add Yours' sticker prompts your followers to share their own stories about any topic you want or tap randomly at the bottom for suggested prompts. This will create a sticker that will be visible on your story and while viewing it, users will be able to tap the sticker and add their experience or photos inside the ‘Add Yours' sticker.

Everything is to make the process and communication more interactive and exciting on Instagram. However, sometimes many users face an error while using Add Yours sticker on an Instagram story due to several reasons. If you are also facing issues or the Add Yours sticker isn't appearing in the app, then know how to fix it. 

How to fix the Instagram Add Yours sticker error Update the Instagram App

There is a possibility that you are running your Instagram app on an older version which is causing a problem with the Add Yours sticker. Updating it to the most recent version might fix the issue of the Instagram ‘Add Yours' sticker.

Try to log out and log in again

There are chances that the ‘Add Yours' sticker might not appear right after updating the app. Hence, you can log out and log in once again on your smartphone. Just open Instagram and tap on the Accounts tab at the bottom, go to settings and click on log out.

Check the availability of the feature

You should check whether the feature is available in your country or not as the Add Yours feature has not been rolled out in certain parts of the world, such as several European and Japanese countries. You can check this simply by looking at your friend's Instagram.

Switch from professional to personal Instagram account

Some users complained that the feature is not applicable if their account is public. Hence you can try this trick while switching your account to personal which may solve the issue. To do so, go to Settings > Privacy > Account Privacy > and then turn on the toggle for Private Account.

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First Published Date: 05 Dec, 18:52 IST
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