Where to find wallpapers for Instagram Stories

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If you are one of those users who use Instagram stories for everything, you should know that you can make them more striking and attractive to your followers with custom backgrounds, so you can reach more audience with a custom story, below we will show you where to find wallpapers for instagram stories.

We know that Instagram stories have a vertical format with a somewhat particular dimension, we can use a size of 750 X 1334 pixels, but if we want them with a higher quality can be 1127 X 2008 pixels, some quite rare but optimal dimensions for the social network, so our images will have to have at least those proportions.

During the following article we will be able to see the best websites and apps to find free backgrounds for instagram stories, as sometimes the importance of a well-crafted background is the success for your publication to reach more followers.


undoubtedly , Pexels for us it is one of the best banks of free and high quality images, it is also a bank where we can find all kinds of image categories and has an internal search engine that works very well.

Pexels also has several ways to download photos, because depending on our needs we can download them in different sizes, but remember that they must have a minimum size of 750 X 1334 pixels as mentioned before.

Website: Pexels

Shopify Burst

If what you are looking for are amazing backgrounds for your business, Shopify Burst it will become a great ally since it has free photos dedicated to the business.

One of the features I like the most about Shopify Burst is a section called «Business Ideas» where we can find inspiration for our products or download their images to use as wallpaper.

Sito web: Shopify Burst


Another free image bank is Unsplash, very similar to Pexels, also oriented towards e-commerce for all its content, but you can find all kinds of wallpapers for different industries.

Unsplash updates every 10 days, with the genius of adding 10 photos, ie; every day 10 days 10 photos are uploaded. The images you will find on Unsplash are of high quality and you can even print them.

Website: Unsplash


SplitShire is an image bank where we can search for all kinds of backgrounds for our Instagram stories and we will also have the possibility of downloading them in high quality.

The strength that SplitShire offers is its search engine, since we have a search engine with which we can classify the search by topics or keywords.

Website: SplitShire


Canva has become one of the applications that we always have installed on our mobile, the free version of the web or the app gives us the opportunity to modify any product for print or for the Internet, it also has a powerful search engine.

Thanks to the categories we can search for what we want and categorize searches, we will have all kinds of designs and simply by entering «Instagram Stories» in the search engine we will immediately have hundreds of publications of all kinds to edit and upload to our Instagram Stories.

Website: Canva

  1. Download Canva for Android
  1. Download Canva for iOS


Pixabay is a free image bank which provides us with a large number of stock images, with which we can play and modify to make our Instagram stories backgrounds more attractive to our followers.

It has a somewhat limited search engine, but we always end up finding what we want, we can use images of all kinds and for any type of content, personal or professional, since they are not protected by copyright.

Website: Pixabay


Visme offers almost the same as Canva, but expands its content, we can also add more creative graphics to fill our stories with as much content as possible.

As the only point against, we can say that Visme is a little more difficult to use compared to Canva, so you'll need to have some design knowledge and be familiar with the interface and tools.

Website: Visme


Inshot is an essential app if you are an active Instagram user, it has many tools and templates for the app, we can also edit the images and templates in the same app to upload to Instagram Stories.

Inshot allows us to create content from scratch, but with its templates we can create impressive graphics and backgrounds for instagram stories and share them directly from the app.

  1. Download Inshot for Android
  1. Download Inshot for iOS


Its name may sound like food, but it's not Mojo is an app with which we can add interactive content to Instagram, i.e. we can add graphics and text with different effects.

It is an app that you must try because you will surely like it and you will be able to add custom backgrounds to your Instagram stories so that you can share them with your followers.

  1. Download Mojo for Android
  1. Download Mojo for iOS

Toolkit per Instagram – Gbox

This app is essential for any Instagram user who want to create quality content on their profiles, both in the main feed and in Instagram stories.

It offers us endless possibilities to create content, we can add effects to our photos, we can edit them, create creative sources and change the backgrounds that we will use for Instagram stories, is undoubtedly a unique tool for the most used social network in the world.

  1. Download Toolkit for Instagram – Gbox for Android
  1. Download Toolkit for Instagram – Gbox for iOS


Unfold is for those who love minimalism as well as elegance, you will be able to create Instagram Stories backgrounds that will allow anyone to create a truly captivating feed.

Unfold comes loaded with templates for you to edit directly from its app and create complete stories that will make your followers love your content on the social network, is also available for Android and iOS.

  1. Scarica Unfold per Android
  1. Download Unfold for iOS


We hadn't talked about it, but Pinterest is one of the most used search engines for graphic content and inspiration, if you want to get ideas or get inspired to create content, this is your application.

Pinterest has a very powerful search engine that allows you to search for anything and get results that are really related to your search, you can also download the wallpapers you want and use them in your Instagram Stories.

Website: Pinterest

  1. Scarica Pinterest per Android
  1. Download Pinterest for iOS


edit.org is another online editor with which we can create perfect templates to create Instagram Stories, thanks to the editor we can use the templates that the web has and we can also add content one after another.

Edit.org templates have an aspect ratio of 1080 X 1920, enough to create high-quality content in our Instagram stories feed.

Web: edit.org

Create your own Instagram Stories backgrounds

To finish our article on wallpapers for Instagram stories, you may want to create your own wallpapers for Instagram stories, that is, thanks to the GIF search engine and the symbols on our keyboard we can create impressive effects for our stories.

There are many users making their own wallpapers for instagram stories, with lines, dots used as circles, you will also need some imagination but here are several links from some users creating their own effects for Instagram Stories.

Web: iginspo_

Web: santander_nova

Website: igstories101

After seeing all the sites and apps to download and get funds for our Instagram Stories, we invite you to try them all and find the perfect symbiosis between an app and a bank of images to download, as you will be able to create a lot of content and, in addition, great quality for your followers.

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