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How To Make Covers for Featured Instagram Stories

If you're using Instagram, you've likely created a Story and you might even have Featured Stories on your profile. Featured Stories on Instagram let you better organize posts and previous Stories. They will appear on you profile under your description. You can add titles and even change the cover image for each Featured Story. These can be photos or icons and there are several apps to help you find or create the best one. Here we'll show you our favourite apps for the job.

Highlight Cover Maker

Highlight Cover Maker is an app that lets you create custom cover images for your Featured Stories. The app hosts a huge catalog of over 1,000 icons and over 200 backgrounds. Freely edit text and access a range of standard editing options, such as cropping, boarders, and more. Its intuitive design makes it easy to get started so that it won't take more than a few seconds to create your masterpiece.

You can download Highlight Cover Maker for Android here and you can get the iPhone version here.


StoryArt is a fun and flexible app that lets you edit photos and videos to use on Instagram Stories, you can even make covers for your Featured Stories. This app is packed with fun editing options and encourages you to make pieces of art from your own photos and videos. This high quality editor offers ready-to-use templates, but you also have the option to start from scratch.

You can download StoryArt for Android here and for iPhone, click here.


Mojito is another app that stands out on our list. It includes filters, stickers, frames, fonts, and much more to make your Stories a work of art. This app also includes options to make eye catching covers for Featured Stories. In addition, Mojito offers over 500 collage templates, 60 customisable layouts, and over 100 stickers. Once you've edited your stories, you can quickly upload them to Instagram.

Find Mojito for Android here. For iPhone, you can find it here.


If apps haven't caught your eye, you best alternative to search Story covers is Pinterest. Simply search for keyword combinations such as:insta stories covers, instagram icons, or others you can think of that might yield the results you want. There are plenty of options on Pinterest, so don't hesitate to check them out! Once you have found an image that you like, download it and upload to Instagram.

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