Like any self-respecting social network, the Instagram (Android | iOS | the web) contains some tricks that the platform itself does not officially reveal to users. One of these functions is the secret font “Papyrus”, which can be used in the stories of the application.
The name is a reference to the word “papyrus” that was used as a writing support in ancient Egypt. For this reason, the font follows the same typographical style that characterizes that time. Want to know how to turn on the secret feature on Instagram? Learn in the tutorial below.
How to use Instagram secret font in Stories texts
Step 1: On your Instagram home screen, open the Stories function by tapping on the circle with your photo or the ‘+’ button to create a new post.
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Step 2: Take a photo or video in Stories. Then tap on the “Aa” icon in the upper right corner of the screen to open the text option.
Step 3: Find a font that follows the same style as Comic Sans.
The fourth step: Type the word “Papyrus” (without the quotation marks) and when you’re done writing the text takes on a typography that refers to ancient Egyptian writing.
Fifth step: Now just type the text you want, keeping the papyrus font style.
Sixth step: Make your adjustments, such as changing the text color or adding an animated effect to the text.
Seventh step: When you’re done editing, just tap “Submit” in the bottom right corner of the screen and continue posting your stories.
ready! You have learned how to use the secret font “Papyrus” on Instagram Stories, and interestingly, the font has not yet been applied in the list of fonts available on the social network.
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