How to add line break in Instagram bio, caption and comments

Last Updated: September 29, 2016

If you have been trying to switch to next line while trying to add bio in your Instagram profile or captioning photo/video then you must have found out that there is no option. Yes, I understand it is irritating to not have such a straightforward feature which a below standard app also has. That is the reason, here in this article, I will share workarounds which will help you to add line break in Instagram bio, caption and comments.

Insert Line breaks in Instagram bio and caption

It doesn’t seem nice if you are adding a bio or caption to Instagram photos without proper paragraph spacing and line breaks. It matters even more in the case of a business Instagram account which you are using to promote a brand or business. Even minor details matter, therefore you should neatly format the bio and caption in the photos/videos.

Let’s first start with adding line breaks in the caption of photos/videos.

Insert Line break in Instagram Captions

To add a line break in the caption of a photo or video follow the steps given below.

1. Select the desired photo to upload.

2. Type the first line and after that switch to number keyboard by tapping on ABC.

3. Now you can simply select Return to go to next line.

Line break in Instagram Caption

Similarly, you can go to next line for other desired line breaks.

Add paragraph spacing in Instagram bio and comments

While adding a bio or commenting there is no return option even on switching to number keyboard. So, to properly format the text use the Notes app on Android or iOS device. There you have the option to give a line break. Once you are done with the desired text, copy it and paste in Instagram Bio or comments section.

Paragraph spacing in Instagram bio
Paragraph spacing in Instagram bio

Alternatively, you can use Instagram Web to add proper spacing in between lines for Instagram Bio by simply pressing the Enter button to insert a line break. However, pressing Enter while comment will publish the comment. And even using formatted text with line breaks after copying from Word doesn’t work.

So, you will have to comment using the Instagram app if line breaks are desired in the comment. Simply format the text in Notes app and then paste it in the Comments section. Comment will be formatted with line breaks.

Add line break in Instagram comments

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