Schedule Instagram Stories ahead of time—right from your laptop

Available on paid and free plans.

Content creator uses Later to schedule Instagram stories and analyze performance
Content creator uses Later to schedule Instagram stories and analyze performance

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Visually Plan & Schedule Instagram Stories

Storyboard your content, add captions and links, and visually plan and schedule Instagram Stories using Later.

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Save time

Easily plan and schedule your Instagram stories in advance. We’ll send a reminder to your phone when it’s time to post.

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Stories analytics

Figure out what’s working (and what isn’t) so you can grow your account faster. Never miss a chance to interact with your audience and take back control of your engagement.

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Visual planner

Arrange your upcoming scheduled stories with a drag-and-drop to find the perfect look to match your feed.


Later makes it easy to schedule Instagram Stories right from your desktop!


Why You Should Schedule Instagram Stories

Photo posts are just the beginning. Plan & schedule Instagram Stories and watch the likes – and the sales – roll in.

Content creator edits and adds captions to their Instagram stories with Later


Create Better Stories

  • Visually plan and storyboard your stories
  • Drag and drop to re-arrange Instagram Stories
  • Quickly bulk upload stories content
  • Resize photos for Instagram Stories
  • Choose from different fonts and add text to your stories
Content creator schedules Instagram stories in advance with Later


Save Time by Scheduling Your Stories

  • Schedule Instagram Stories for your best times to post
  • Post more consistently by planning 1 week of stories at once
  • Keep all your stories content, copy, and links in one place
Content creator simply adds clipboard text to their Instagram stories in the Later app


Drive More Traffic

  • Create compelling CTAs and trackable links
  • Add links or captions to your stories
  • Never lose track of a long URL again!
Content creator tracks Instagram stories reach, impressions and completion rate with Later analytics


Attract the Right Followers

  • Track Instagram Stories views and engagement data for up to 3 months
  • See how your Instagram Stories are performing and rank them by impressions, reach, completion rate, reply count, and more
  • Get detailed analytics for each story so you can improve your posting times and test different content types


Questions And Answers

How does post count for Instagram Stories work?

Each storyboard is equal to 1 Instagram post included in your plan. A storyboard consists of a set of individual stories scheduled together for the same time with our Instagram Stories scheduler.

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“Later’s Instagram Story scheduler has helped us to easily schedule and post IG stories that support our IG feed posts. It’s way easier to manage the timing and order of the stories using Later, rather than uploading images to a crowded phone album where it can be easy to make mistakes and waste time on manual logistics.”

Jennifer Chin


Give your Instagram Stories some scheduling love

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