How to Make a Free Instagram Featured Cover

Instagram offers the option to create highlights to store stories by theme; with this, new visitors, if they are interested and curious, can access the oldest publications in the profile. In addition, it is possible to define a cover to better illustrate the content inserted there.

Today, TecMundo teaches you how to create a personalized cover to put on the highlights of the social network. Check out:

Using Highlight Cover Maker

1. Download the Highlight Cover Maker app to your smartphone (iOS or Android).

2. Open the app and choose a theme option to start creating your skins. Versions flagged with “Premium” are the paid themes of the app.

Only Premium options are paidOnly Premium options are paid.Source: Reproduction / TecMundo

3. Select an icon according to the cover theme and tap “Next”.

4. Choose whether or not to hide the inner and outer circle of the cover and then tap “Next”.

5. Set the background color of the drawing.

Make color adjustments according to your taste and proposed themeMake color adjustments according to your taste and the proposed theme.Source: Reproduction / TecMundo

6. Choose the main cover icon color.

7. After making all the adjustments, tap the “Save the cover icon” button and the design will be uploaded to the phone’s photo gallery.

press the button Tap the “Save the cover icon” button to send it to your smartphone image gallery.Source: Reproduction / TecMundo

Using Canvas

1. Access the Canva website from your computer.

2. On the main page, type in the search “instagram story highlights cover” (without the quotes) and select the template option presented (as in the image below).

Choose the displayed template option to edit your coverChoose the displayed template option to edit your coverSource: Reproduction / TecMundo

3. There will be several themes for you to make your cover standout. You can use ready-made templates in your profile or select an option to start from scratch.

On Canva there are a number of ready-made templates for you to use in your profile without the need to editIn Canva, there are a number of templates ready for you to use in your profile without the need to edit.Source: Reproduction / TecMundo

4. In the editing screen, there is an icon template to assemble the cover. You can change all elements like colors, words, font type, add or remove pictures and even import images.

Canva comes with a series of elements so that you can create and edit your cover in an infinite number of ways.Canva has a series of elements for you to create and edit the cover in infinite ways.Source: Reproduction / TecMundo

5. After editing the cover, click the “Download” button to save the image. Then, just send it to your cell phone and add it to the highlight you want.

How to change the featured cover on Instagram

1. Open Instagram and create a featured group of stories. If you don’t have one, just go to a current or old post and tap the “Highlight” option at the bottom of the screen and then “New”.

press on Tap “New” to create a highlights category.Source: Reproduction / TecMundo

2. Go to the profile home page and tap the created group.

3. Within the story, tap the “More” option.

4. Press “Edit Highlight”.

In option In “Edit Highlight” there is the option to change the cover.Source: Reproduction / TecMundo

5. The next screen will show the stories that are in this group and at the top, the provisional cover. Tap “Edit Cover” to change the image.

In In “Edit cover” you can use an image of the stories themselves or select from the mobile gallery.Source: Reproduction / TecMundo

6. Choose the image from the library and make adjustments so that it is centered on the circular button.

7. Tap “Finish” and that’s it, your featured group will have a new cover.

After making the adjustments, your highlight now has a new cover.After making the adjustments, the highlight will have a new cover.Source: Reproduction / TecMundo

Now you can customize your profile according to the theme it follows or use your creativity to create covers for all the subjects you want to share with your followers.

There are other sites, such as Pinterest, with several options ready to be used, in addition to paid mobile apps, such as Cover Highlight, with a series of resources to create covers for highlights.

Got any questions? Let us know in the comments.

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