Visually Plan & Schedule
Instagram Stories

Save time and get more views on stories by planning, optimizing, and scheduling Instagram stories right from your desktop!

Get reminders and post your stories in seconds: your photos, videos, captions, and links are sent to your phone when it’s time to post.

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Why You Should Schedule Instagram Stories:

Why You Should
Schedule Instagram Stories:

Available now on all Later paid plans!

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

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

Drive More Traffic

  • Create compelling CTAs and trackable links
  • Add links or captions to your stories
  • Never lose track of a long URL again!

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

"We love planning out our Instagram Stories content in advance, so that we can create a more cohesive look and post more often. It gives us time to focus more on strategy, and less on logistics."

Sophie Hay, Social Media at Mr. Porter

How Does Instagram Stories Scheduling Work?

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


Easily bulk upload photos and videos for Instagram Stories


Drag and drop stories on to the storyboard tool, re-arrange to fit the look you want


Add a link or caption to be copied to your phone


Schedule Instagram Stories for your best times to post

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 the storyboard tool.


Get a notification on your phone when it’s time to post!

Your stories will be downloaded to your phone and caption or links copied to your clipboard, making it easy to post Instagram Stories in seconds

Need help scheduling Instagram Stories with Later?

Watch our video or read our help guide here.

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