How to tag someone on Instagram

How to tag someone on Instagram post, story, or comment?

Do you know how to tag someone on Instagram?

Social media is one way to communicate. Sometimes, you want to share a post, story, or comment to others and directly tag them in your photo or video. Now, you should know how to tag someone on Instagram. 

And you may know that when you tag someone, it triggers a notification for them to make sure they will be visiting your post.

In this article, we will discuss a full guide on how to tag someone on Instagram.

How to tag someone on Instagram?

We will explain how to tag someone on Instagram Story, post, or comment through a step-by-step guide in the following.

How to tag someone on the Instagram story?

  1. Open the Instagram app and upload a story.
  2. Then, in your Story write @(mention) 
  3. While you are writing the name of that particular profile, you will see some suggestions at the bottom of the page.

Tag people on story

4. You can find users from there or write their names completely to find the profile you are looking for.

5. Then, You should choose it from that list at the bottom of the page.

Tag users on Instagram story

Keep in mind that you can only tag up to 10 users in one story.

How to tag someone on the Instagram post?

When you tag someone in a post, it will appear on their profile, in the “Photos and videos of you” section.

Tag icon

  1. Open the Instagram app and create a new post.
  2. After you finished editing your post, you must tap on “next”
  3. Now, before sharing your post, tap on “tag people”

Tag people on Instagram posts

4. Tap the photo where you want the tag to appear.

5. Then enter the name or username of that person and tap to select them.

Tag users on Instagram posts

  1. Now, Tap “Done.”

Instagram tag

  1. You can tap “share” to publish your post. And you will see the name of that person you tagged in front of the “tag people” option.

Tag people

How to tag someone on the Instagram comment?

Generally speaking, you can not tag someone on comments, although you can mention them. So follow these steps.

  1. Tap the speech bubble under a post to write your comment.
  2. Put @ and then type the username of that person you want to mention.

Tag people on comments

Using management tools to mention on Instagram

You can use the AiSchedul platform to schedule your posts and stories and IGTV for months in advance, and they will be shared automatically.  This app gives you access to tag, add location, and you can use the hashtag generator tool to find the popular hashtags. It will schedule your posts any time that you want by setting the calendar.

Here is a step-by-step guide to how to tag someone on Instagram post by using AiSchedul.

  • Firstly, sign up for free on AiSchedul.
  • Secondly, connect your Instagram account to the AiSchedul dashboard. Click on “manage account”.
  • Click on the “schedule” option. Then, select the “Feed” icon to schedule your posts.

AiSchedul dashboard

  • By the way, it will show you a new tab, then choose import via Unsplash.

AiSchedul import photos

  • So, you can choose the photo that you want.
  • Now, you will see the icon “Tag people” at the left bottom of the picture.

Import photo

  • Write the profile name of those users that you want to tag.

AiSchedul tag people on Instagram posts

All in all, you have lots of other options here. In particular, you can write a caption for your post and search for the most popular and useful hashtags.

Hashtag generator tool

You can also add a location for your post.

Add location

And if you want to schedule your post in the future, you will see the calendar, and AiSchedul will post it for you, or if you want it to be deleted automatically again, you will set the calendar for it.

AiSchedul calendar

Follow the instructions below if you want to tag someone on your story.

Step #1- After signing up on AiSchedul, tab you should choose “story” on the scheduler.

AiSchedul story

Step #2- You should click on the + icon and upload your photo.

Tag people on story AiSchedul

Step #3- Tap on the smiley face and then tap on “mention”.

AiSchedul story

Step #4- Write the username here.

Tag people on AiSchedul dashboard

Step #5- Next, choose the users’ name.


Step #6- Then, you can upload more than one story.

AiSchedul scheduler

Step #7- You can set the calendar if you want to publish it in the future. Then tap the submit.

Set the calendar for Instagram story on AiSchedul

Also, we suggest you watch this video to learn more about AiSchedul.


Reasonable price of AiSchedul

AiSchedul has three different packages regarding your needs. You could choose one of them in the picture below as you will see all the options and prices.

AiSchedul pricing


Tagging people is an effective way to make sure you share a moment with a person who is important to you. As you learned, you can tag someone on Instagram posts, stories, or comments. What’s more, you can use AiSchedul to do all these three actions alongside many more other features to enhance your performance on Instagram. 

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