As the year 2021 is about to end, Instagram came up with an interesting feature to relook at the whole of 2021 as relive the memories that we’ve shared on Instagram stories. Instagram is now making a playback of the year 2021 story highlights which can be viewed and shared on our stories. If you are willing to know How to View and Share Instagram Playback 2021, we are here to help you.
Also Read, How to Do 2021 Recap On Instagram
What is View Your 2021 Playback on Instagram
Instagram keeps entertaining us with new features and updates. It frequently comes up with new and unique features to make our time better on Instagram.
The Sticker of sharing our pictures (Random Sky Photos) was one such thing that entertained a number of users and a huge number of users join this trend and enjoyed their time on Instagram.
We’ve shared a number of stories on Instagram and with the new feature of Instagram, they are stored as archives that can be viewed only by the user himself.
Instagram has created a Playback for the year 2021 using all the stories stored as archives. We can edit the playback and then share them to the story on Instagram.
Also Read, Get “Random Sky Photos You Took” on Instagram Story
Can I View, Edit, Save or Share the Playback 2021
Yes, you can definitely do all of the above-mentioned things to your playback 2021. You can view the playback 2021, edit it, share it with your story or with someone, and even save it to your archive.
If you are also willing to view and share your playback for 2021 created by Instagram, you can do that following a few steps as mentioned below.
How to View and Share Instagram Playback 2021
It is very simple and easy for Instagram user to view their 2021 Story Playback.
Note:- Your Instagram Application must be updated so that you would be able to view the Instagram Playback 2021 without any issue. If your application is not updaed, make you you update it before following the steps mentioned below.
Step 1: Open the Instagram Application on your mobile (Install if you don’t have)
Step 2: Log in to your account or Switch Account (if you are using multiple accounts).
Step 3: You would now see View your 2021 Playback as shown in the picture below on the home screen of the Instagram application (Refresh your feed if it is not visible).
If it is still not visible, don’t worry, we have some tricks to get it in the next heading. Scroll down if it is not visible. Follow the steps if it is visible.
Step 4: Now click on View Playback button. You would now see the playback stories as shown in the right above. The stories that you’ve shared throughout the year would be visible.
Step 5: Click Next to view the stories you’ve shared earlier. Continue until the last story.
Step 6: The whole playback would now be visible, you can remove the stories that you don’t want to be included and also add some new pictures in this playback.
Step 7: Add texts, stickers and edit the story as you would want it to be. Your Instagram Playback 2021 is now ready.
Step 8: You can share this to your story now by clicking on the Next button and then Add to Story.
Bonus: You can also save this playback by clicking on the three dots on the top right corner and then Save.
How to Get your 2021 Playbacks on Instagram Story
It might be difficult for you to find an option to post your Instagram 2021 Playback on Instagram story, unlike the other trends.
As this playback is created by Instagram itself, it can sometimes be difficult to get View Your 2021 Playback.
But you need not worry about the same, as I am here to help you out get this.
You just have to open a story of any user who might have posted the story of 2021 Playback. You can view the story any time from the mentioned steps.
Step 3: Click on the Search icon on the bottom of the screen and search for howtoknower.
Step 4: Open the profile of howtoknower and check the recent story (check the highlights with Playback 2021 if the story has vanished)
Step 4: Click on the 2021 sticker and you would now see an option to view your playback.
Step 5: Click on View Playback button and then follow the steps starting from Step 3 to Step 8 in the previous heading.
Note: You can join this trend anytime, no matter any of your friends have posted this or not.
How to Share a New Story as 2021 Playback
It sometimes happens that you won’t be able to see the View your 2021 Instagram Playback due to some technical issue.
But, we have some tips to share your Playback Stories. Follow the steps mentioned below to share your 2021 Playback.
Step 1: Go to the home page of your Instagram application.
Step 2: Click on the + (Plus) icon on the top right and tap on Story.
Step 3: Click a blank picture if you want to share the previous stories as Playback. If you want a new picture or video to be shared as Playback 2021, choose one from the available options.
Step 4: Go to Stickers Option on the top and scroll down until you see 2021 as in the picture below. Select that sticker and place in on the top. Repeat the same for another sticker for the bottom.
You can tap on the sticker to change the way it is visible.
Step 3: Now, go to the stickers option again, and scroll down until you see a Camera Icon and +Icon (as it appears on adding a story).
Step 4: Choose the story that you want to be shared as the playback 2021 on the Instagram story.
Repeat the same process to add another 2021 Instagram playback. You can now share them and also save them.
You can share this to your story now by clicking on the Next button and then Add to Story.
You can also save this playback by clicking on the three dots on the top right corner and then Save.
I hope this article helped you. If it did kindly share with your friends as they might be willing to join this amazing story feature.