Instagram Hack – My Favorite

I was just reading a blog post by Hubspot, they have wonderful article about Instagram hacks to make your posting and organizing functions in your app much easier.  Read the full article here.

From this article, my favorite hack is how to put a “hard return” or “line break” in your post.  This is handy for moving your tags below the text of your post.  For example:

I just love this photo of the mountains!


The key is to find the “return” button on your keyboard in Instagram.  Where is it?  Simply, just hit the “123” button at the bottom of your keyboard (where you find the special characters) and voila! there’s the “return” button!

Here’s a clip from the Hubspot post:

Insert line breaks into your bio and captions.

When you write a caption in Instagram, you’ll see the keyboard doesn’t give you an option to press “Enter” or “Return.” The same is true for your bio. So how do all those people put line breaks in there?

No return key.png

It turns out that all you have to do is press the “123” key in the bottom lefthand corner of the keyboard, and the “Return” key will appear on the bottom right.

Return key.png

I know this tip sounds simple, but a lot of people miss it — myself included, until a colleague clued me in. We’ve seen some elaborate solutions out there for hacking through this problem, like writing the caption copy in another app, then copying and pasting it into Instagram. Thankfully, it’s much simpler than that.


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