Reel in your Instagram Story
Schedule Instagram Reels. Boost engagement.
Use the Later app to schedule Reels in advance — so you can save time planning social posts, show off your brand, & reach more followers.
How to Schedule Instagram Reels
Now, It’s Easy Peasy to Post Instagram Reels
Say goodbye to manually posting and hello to scheduling in advance and saving tons of time! Later lets you schedule Instagram Reels in a few simple steps, no late-night logins required.
Connect your Instagram profile
Sign up (or login) to Later on your desktop and tap ‘Add Social Profile.’ Select ‘Instagram’ and connect your account.
Upload your Reels to your Media Library
From there, upload your edited Reels video to the Media Library. The Media Library is where all of the photos & videos you’ve uploaded to Later are stored.
Drag your video into the Post Builder
Tap Post Type, select Reels from the dropdown menu and write your caption and hashtags to maximize reach.
Crop your Reel
To crop your video size, tap ‘Edit’ and select the crop. To adjust the length of your video, select the “Trim” tool. Tap Edit Cover to select a frame from the video for the cover.
Choose the date and time to schedule your Reel
Scroll down to Settings, under ‘Share to Feed’, and tap ‘Save.’ When it’s time to post, your video will be automatically published.
Try Later's App to Schedule Reels
Posting Reels has never been easier
Schedule Instagram Reels to auto-publish whenever you want (even during your well-deserved beach vacation). Moderate & reply to comments using the Conversations tool, and get detailed Reels Analytics to optimize all of your posts.
Auto Post Reels
Visually plan & schedule Reels with Auto Publish
Use Later to bulk-schedule, automatically publish, and preview your Reels (and your IG grid!) before they go live. Plus, link your Reels to your personal Linkin.bio page and drive traffic wherever you want, like your blog or store.
INSTAGRAM REELS HASHTAGS & BEST TIME TO POST
Get your best time to post a Reel & hashtag suggestions
Schedule your Reels at the perfect time for engagement, and optimize your posts with hashtag suggestions customized to your brand.
Easily repurpose video content
Save time and share videos across your Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook profiles with Multi-Profile Scheduling.
Moderate comments in seconds
Publish posts & engage with followers, all in one spot. Conversations lets you easily read, reply to, and delete comments made on Reels.
Instagram Reels Analytics
Get detailed Analytics reports
Use Later's Instagram Analytics tool to measure, track, and optimize your Reels performance.
See why people love scheduling Reels with Later
Can I post an Instagram Reel from my computer?
Yes! Instagram Reels can be scheduled in advance and automatically published with Later right from your computer browser.
Can Instagram Reels automatically post to my feed?
Yes! Save time by bulk-scheduling Reels in advance with Later’s Reels scheduler. You can choose to automatically publish your video content, or use notification publishing.
Can I add a link to an Instagram Reel with Linkin.bio?
Yes! You can add a link to your Reels post on your personal Linkin.bio page and drive traffic wherever you want, like your blog or online store.
Linkin.bio is a mini web page built into your Instagram and TikTok profiles — making your content clickable and shoppable. Create your page, drop the link in your bio, and help followers discover more about you, your products, and your brand.
Can I add hashtags to Instagram Reels?
Definitely! Later’s Hashtag Suggestions tool suggests up to 30 related hashtags to help you extend your reach. Pair it with our Instagram Analytics tool and you’ll see which hashtags work best to optimize your Instagram Reels.
When is the best time to post Instagram Reels?
Not sure when to post? Try Later’s Best Time to Post tool.
The tool combines data from your audience & post engagement to give you recommendations on the best days and times to post that are completely unique to you. The more you post, the better recommendations you’ll get.
Have more questions? Check out our Help Center.
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