You can make reels with videos that are already made and share them on Instagram very easily, but if you have doubts, don’t worry, we will guide you through the process. Keep reading for more information, but first, it would be good if you know how to download your Instagram ‘Reels’ videos.
What is the minimum and maximum time that an Instagram Reel must have?
With the latest updates, the maximum time for Reels videos on Instagram has increased to 60 seconds. This means that you can upload videos of up to 60 seconds by using this mode within Instagram. In fact, if you decide to record the video, you can select between 15, 30, and 60 seconds.
However, if you don’t see the options for the longest time, your application may be out of date. In the same way, it is possible that the Instagram Reels do not appear, do not worry, this has a solution. If you want to learn more about Reels, keep reading.
What should you do to upload your video to the ‘Camera’ section on Instagram and edit it?
Actually, the process to upload videos to the Reels section of Instagram or to the camera is not complicated. You simply have to have the videos stored on the device. After doing this check, log into your account, go to the camera options by sliding the screen to the right, then go to Reels and finally click on the icon on the bottom left to add your video.
When uploading any video to the platform you have the possibility to add effects. All you have to do is click on the ‘Effects’ tab in order to apply improvements to the video, by clicking on this section, you will see all the effects available on Instagram.
Another alternative to improve the videos you upload to Instagram Reels is to add music. Adding music is very simple, you just have to click on the ‘Audio’ option that is located on the right. After doing the above, find the song you want to add to your Reel.
You can add stickers to videos, but only after recording them or selecting them from the gallery. Once you have recorded the video or upload it to Instagram, click on ‘View’ and select the Stickers icon in the upper right part of the App. After selecting the Sticker, click on ‘Next’.
Set the duration
The duration option determines the amount of time the Reel lasts, being able to choose between 15, 30, or 60 seconds. In the event that you upload a video, this option doesn’t really matter but remember that the video cannot be longer than 60 seconds.
How else can you upload Reels to your Instagram account?
Before uploading Reels, it would be good to download or update the Instagram App, since the new Reels functions appear only in the latest versions of the software. Without further ado, here are other ways to record Instagram Reels.
Record them on the spot
The basic option is to record the Reels, for this, the first thing is to open the Instagram application. Then, slide your finger to the right to access the camera, finally, you will have to select Reels in the recording options and you can use the video recorder to create content of all kinds.
In addition to the above, remember that as we mentioned, it is possible to add various effects and modifications to the videos you record. Simply base yourself on the Instagram options and modify the video according to your needs or what the Reel requires.
Another possibility is to put a photo with music on Instagram to publish it on the reels or a video, as we mentioned at the beginning.
This is a good way to add your own content from other social networks or share videos that interest you or that you like. The process is the same as when recording the video, only, instead of recording, select the content directly from the gallery.