On Instagram, you can tag your current location to attract people from a certain area to your content. This is especially important for small local businesses which focus on local residents in their marketing strategies. You can tag the location in your feed posts, stories, and bio, but what if you want to change it? Here’s what the article is about.

How Instagram Location Influences Your Account

Location on Instagram is not a useless feature. If you tag a place, you attract users from that area, increase your reach, and boost Instagram engagement. When tagging a popular city or a prominent place, your post might end up on the Explore page and attract more profile visitors who may turn your followers. This is why brands, that are not bound to a specific location, tag different locations all the time to draw attention of people from that area.

Being present (even if you're not physically present there) in a specific location can help you connect with the local Instagram community. By using location-specific hashtags, engaging with other users in your area, and attending local events or meetups, you can build relationships with like-minded individuals and businesses. This can lead to collaborations, increased exposure, and a stronger local following.

Here’s how to change the location on Instagram.

How to Change Your Location on Instagram Post

Now follow these steps to change the location of your Instagram post on iOS and Android devices.

  1. Tap three dots above your post.
  2. Tap Edit.
  3. Hit the location name. Then change the location by clicking Find a location…-> enter the new location; or remove the location by clicking the cross icon.
  4. Click on the check icon to save the new location.

How to Schedule Instagram Posts with Location

Regular content updating ensures your account is always in sight as consistent posting is rewarded by the platform algorithm, bringing more engagement to your publications. Planning Instagram posts ahead saves time, keeps your content in the limelight, and increases your productivity.

Combin Scheduler provides an easy way to plan Instagram posts for future publication. Follow the steps below to schedule posts to your Instagram account.

  1. Install Combin Scheduler. It’s available for Windows, Mac and Linux.

2. Log in to your Instagram account within Scheduler.

3. Once you are logged in, Combin Scheduler automatically locates you at the posts scheduling page. Click Add New Post at the bottom of the application window to start planning your post.

4. Drag and drop images or click Choose Photo to select pictures for the post.

5. Add text for caption into the input field. Intervals, paragraph breaks, symbols and emoji will remain unchanged in the published post.

6. If you want to, you can tag location in the post. Type the name of the place into the Location input field.

7. Select the posting date and time. Scheduler synchronizes with the timezone of your OS.

8. Click Post Now. Your post will be published at the scheduled time.

Does Instagram Track Your Location?

Instagram can track your physical location based on your IP address. It can also use your location data to provide a more personalised experience.

How Can I Add or Change Location In My Instagram Story?

To add a location to an Instagram story, start publishing a story as you normally would. Select the Location option and type your desired location. But note you can’t change the location you’ve tagged in the story.