How to blur the background in Instagram Stories: Focus


Instagram has added the Focus mode to History. Now you can one button to take a selfie or photo with friends who will have blurred background.

How to blur background in Instagram Stories

  1. Open the camera to make a story.
  2. Scroll down the shooting modes below under the record button. Between “Boomerang” and “SuperZoom” will be “Focus.”
  3. Point the camera at a person, the background will blur. Click round button and take a photo.
  4. Then everything is as usual – you can add stickers, gifs, a poll, mark a person, etc.
  5. Save the finished photo in History or you can send it to Direct, save on your phone.

How to blur the background in Instagram stories

What if there is no “Focus” – blurring the background for the stories? is he appears on the iPhone SE, 6S, 6S +, 7, 7+, 8, 8+, X and some Androids (Instagram does not specify which ones). Also update the application itself – you need version 39.0.

James Walls

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