Can You Add A Picture To An Instagram Post? (See What To Do)

Timothy Iyekowa
Timothy Iyekowa - Writer & Editor
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If you use Instagram frequently, you have surely come across stories and posts that others upload.

You can upload posts with pictures on your page, but what happens when after uploading some pictures as a post on Instagram, you want to add another picture?

In this article, you are going to learn whether you can add a picture to an Instagram post or not. You are also going to learn how to edit Instagram posts you have uploaded.

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Can You Add A Picture To An Instagram Post?

Unfortunately, you cannot add a picture to an Instagram post. After uploading a post, no feature on Instagram allows you to add another picture to that post.

Your best option would be to delete the post and start all over again. In starting all over again, you can then add any other picture you might have wanted to add in the beginning.

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How To Delete And Re-Upload An Instagram Post

As mentioned earlier, if you find it very necessary to add another picture to your Instagram post, you can quickly delete the post and re-upload it with all the new pictures.

Here is how to go about it:

Step 1: Open Instagram

Open the Instagram app on your device and log into your account. If you’re already logged in, you’ll be able to access your account straight away.

Step 2: Locate Your Post

Locate the post you would like to delete. Instagram profile >  Posts > Tap on the preferred post.

Step 3: Delete T he Post

Tap on the three dots on the top right corner of the post. And from the drop-down menu tap on Delete.

Tap on “Delete” on the prompt to delete it.

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How To Upload An Instagram Post 

After deleting the post, you can now go ahead and upload the post all over again. 

Here’s how to upload the posts on Instagram: Profile > Add > Post. From here, you can now select the pictures you want to post.

Tap on “Select Multiple” to upload more than one picture. Tap “Next” at the top right corner.

You can edit the pictures with your desired filters. You can also add a caption, tag people, and add a location.

When you are done, tap “Share” [on iPhone] or “Done” [on Android] to upload the post.

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How To Edit Your Posts On Instagram

Although you cannot add pictures to an  Instagram post, you can decide to edit the post. Unfortunately, Instagram does not allow you to edit the pictures in your post.

You can however edit the caption, and the alt text as well as add more tags. Here is how to go about it:

Step 1: Open Instagram

Open the Instagram app on your device and log into your account. If you’re already logged in, you’ll be able to access your account straight away.

Step 2: Locate The Preferred Post

Locate the post you would like to delete.

Tap on your profile and go to the preferred post you would like to edit in the posts section.

Tap the three dots at the top right corner of the post. On the drop-down menu, tap Edit.

Step 3: Edit To Your Preference

You can now edit the “Alt Text” found at the bottom right part of the post. You can also tag more people [bottom left of the page].

Lastly, you can remove some of the pictures you have uploaded in the post. [Dustbin icon at the top right corner].

Conclusion

If you have ever thought of adding more pictures to an Instagram post, know that it’s not possible as no feature on Instagram allows it.

Your best option is to delete and re-upload the post with all the necessary corrections. You can however edit posts you have already uploaded.

You can make changes to the Alt Text, tag more people and even remove some of the pictures.

Know that you cannot edit the pictures themselves. Once they are uploaded, that is that.

You may want to check everything you want to upload as a post to make sure you have everything you need so that you can save yourself all the stress.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do You Add More Photos To An Already Posted Post On Instagram?

Currently, no feature on Instagram allows the user to add pictures to an already uploaded post. You can however edit posts you have already uploaded.

Can You Edit An Instagram Post After Posting?

You can edit Instagram posts after posting.
Instagram > Profile > Posts > Select Post > Edit

How Do I Edit A Post On Instagram And Add A Picture?

You cannot add a picture to a post on Instagram. You can however edit the post.

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