How Do You Post a Video From Your Camera Roll to Your Boomerang on Instagram?

Are you looking to spice up your Instagram feed with a Boomerang video? Do you have the perfect footage saved in your camera roll, but don’t know how to post it to your Boomerang on Instagram?

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. In this tutorial, we’ll show you step-by-step how to post a video from your camera roll to your Boomerang on Instagram.

First things first, make sure that you have the latest version of the Instagram app installed on your device. Once that’s taken care of, follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Open the Instagram app and tap on the camera icon in the top left corner of the screen.

Step 2: Swipe left on the bottom menu until you reach the “Boomerang” option and tap on it.

Step 3: Now, instead of recording a new video, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access your camera roll.

Step 4: Select the video that you want to use for your Boomerang by tapping on it once. You’ll now see a preview of the selected video in Boomerang format.

Step 5: If you’re happy with how it looks, tap on “Your Story” or “Send To” at the bottom right corner of the screen. If you choose “Your Story”, your Boomerang will be added to your Instagram story for all of your followers to see. If you choose “Send To”, you can select specific friends or groups that you want to send your Boomerang to.

That’s it! Your video is now a Boomerang and ready to be shared with all of your followers. Keep in mind that Boomerangs are short and looped videos so make sure that any text or captions are easy and quick to read.


– Make sure that your video is less than 10 seconds long. Boomerangs have a maximum length of 10 seconds.

– It’s always a good idea to add some creative touches to your Boomerangs. You can use Instagram’s built-in editing tools to add filters, stickers, and text to your video. – If you’re looking for inspiration, check out the Boomerang hashtag on Instagram to see what others are creating.

  • Pro Tip: You can also use the same steps to post a video from your camera roll as a regular Instagram post. Just follow the steps for posting as usual after selecting your video in Boomerang format.


Posting a video from your camera roll to your Boomerang on Instagram is a great way to switch up your content and keep things fresh for your followers. With just a few simple steps, you can turn any video into a fun and engaging Boomerang that’s sure to get noticed. So grab your camera roll and start experimenting with this feature today!