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Here's How You Can Unlock Hidden Filters for Your Instagram Stories

We bet you didn't know you could do these!
Here's How You Can Unlock Hidden Filters for Your Instagram Stories
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We bet you didn't know you could do these!

If you're struggling to find the right VSCO filter combos or to set up the coolest Lightroom presets for a perfectly curated Instagram Story aesthetic, then you've come to the right place. As it turns out, you don't need a bajillion apps or a crash course on Adobe Lightroom—in fact, you don't even need to leave the app itself! Ahead, we're letting you in on a little secret: Instagram has been storing secret filters that you can use for free! Intrigued? Follow the steps below and find out how to unlock them.

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Step 1: Swipe to the right to go to Instagram’s camera.

Step 2. Select the Filters icon (the smiley face).

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Step 3. Scroll all the way to the end and click “more effects.”

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Step 4. You’ll see all the user-created filters. Be sure to follow them to add their filters.

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Step 5. Further sift through the uploaded filters. 

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For vintage-style filters, search through the Camera styles tab. You’ll find grainy or dusty filters to give you that old camera aesthetic. Try the following:

  • Film is not dead by @nahir.esper
  • Retrofilm by @yanka.onuchina
  • Rainbow*retouch by @ya.molli
  • Rec by @arfected

For cute frames, try these filters:

  • Your stories by @yanka.onuchina
  • Frame paint by @ilustragabs
  • 4 Film frames by @jhn.yyy

For cool light leaks, go for:

  • 1987 by @adriellysato
  • **Filmlab by @nadia__kyz

Want to see more? Click the video below and see how it's done!

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