How To Fast Forward/Rewind Instagram Live Stories Videos

By Gizbot Bureau

Instagram is a great tool to know about people's lives and activities of our close ones. It is one of the best and the happening social network where people share videos, photos, replay live sessions and many more. But what if you wish to rewind or fast forward the live stories on Instagram?

How To Fast Forward/Rewind Instagram Live Stories Videos


In most cases, the videos and photos of the stories on Instagram last for 15 seconds maximum. But the live video sessions last a little longer. So if you are watching a video, but gets it boring in the middle, you can fast forward it to the end.

Many people do not know these great features and end up watching the dragging stories or miss out on an important part. Hence, this article will help and guide you as to how to fast forward or rewind the live story videos.

Before getting started, let it be clear that fast forward will help only on the replays of the live sessions. So after the user has ended his story or session on Instagram, it allows them to replay from their stories live sessions or share clips. Let's move forward and check out how to rewind or forward the videos on your phone.

• Step 1 - On the homepage of the Instagram app or the profile of the user, tap on the replay icon of the live story.

• Step 2 - When the live story replay starts, tap or hold on the screen to stop the video. You can then drag the video holding still on the screen to the right side to fast forward. When the video is being forwarded, it will show you the timecode that will be displayed on the page top. It is helpful to know how long or far you have fast-forwarded.


• Step 3 - Take your finger from the screen for the video to be resumed. The live story will continue to play from the point you have forwarded.

This is about the simple process of fast forward. Rewinding is much simpler and very easy. Take a look at the following steps for rewinding.

• Step 1 - On the homepage of the Instagram app or the profile of the user, tap on the replay icon of the Live Story.

• Step 2 - The story of the live video starts playing. Tap and hold on the screen and drag it to the left side to rewind to get back to the desired point.

• Step 3 - Take off your finger from the screen and the video starts playing.

At present, the live story replays can only be forwarded on the mobile Instagram apps. This amazing feature is still not available on the PC/Web and we have no clue as this feature will be made available also. But it would be great if it would be obtainable in PC/Web.

It is amazing to watch our favorite Instagram live sessions without worrying about missing it. We can also fast forward or replay according to our wish without being forced to watch the tiring part.

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