According to Backlinko, over 1 billion people actively use Instagram every month. That makes the video and image sharing platform the fourth most popular social media network out there. Many people use Instagram because of its unique and amazing features. One good example is the ‘Add Yours’ offering, rolled out by Instagram in November 2021. This feature will enable you to create a photo prompt while other Instagram users can post their photo Stories, adding to the thread. Unfortunately, the latest reports across various social media sites reveal that the Instagram ‘Add Yours’ story sticker feature is currently not appearing.
Instagram ‘Add Yours’ story sticker is not appearing issue
The ‘Add Yours’ story sticker is a feature that allows Instagram users to engage with various IG stories. It enables users to create a photo prompt in which their followers can share their posts as a thread.
According to multiple reports, many Instagram users are now experiencing an annoying issue, in which the ‘Add Yours’ story sticker is not appearing. You need to understand that this issue has been around since November 2021; that was when Instagram released the feature for the first time. You can check here (1,2,3) to read more about the reports.
In the past, people suggested that the issue resulted from the fact that the ‘Add Yours’ Story sticker (with all its functionalities) hasn’t been deployed to the countries in which the affected users were experiencing the problem.
It’s six months already since Instagram introduced the ‘Add Yours’ Story sticker and many users still complain it’s not appearing. You can check here (1,2,3,4,5) and below to read fresh stories regarding the annoying issue.
Is there any official fix or workaround for this issue?
Sadly, the Instagram team hasn’t yet released any official statement to acknowledge the issue, in which the ‘Add Yours’ story sticker is not appearing for many users. With that, there’s currently no fix yet to resolve the issue permanently.
As earlier mentioned, this issue has been around for over 6 months. In the past, a few of the affected users suggested some workarounds. You can try out these unofficial fixes and see which one will resolve the issue:
- First, you need to consider clearing the cache and data of your Instagram application.
- Alternatively, you can use the Instagram help section to submit a problem report to the app. While doing that, explain the exact issue you’re facing with the ‘Add Yours’ feature.