CREATING A STORY

A how-to guide on Steller

Creating amazing stories with videos, photos and text is easy and fun on Steller. This story provides a quick step by step guide on how to create a story using Steller. Also, if you have not already, you can download the Steller app on the App Store here.

To create a new story, select the "+" icon at the bottom of the screen.

Then choose your theme. Themes define the font type and color scheme of your story.

Next up, select the photos and videos you want to use in your story from your camera roll, then tap "import".

You can also change the source of your media by tapping the drop-down at the top to select media by folders.

After you import, Steller will automatically layout the images and videos into pages, pre-selecting layouts that match the orientation of your media.

You can tap on any piece of text to automatically edit your text. To add a link, simply highlight the text you want to link and select "add link" from the menu that pops up.

You can create a new page, by tapping the "new page" icon from the bottom. There you can choose to make a page to be a "photo / video" or "text" page.

You can crop or replace images or videos by tapping on them and selecting an action from the menu.

Each video (per page) can be up to 15 seconds in length. You can trim the video by tapping on the video and selecting "trim" from the menu.

By tapping the "layout" icon, in the bottom left, you can change the layout of any page in your story.

You can re-order the pages by tapping the "pages" icon. By tapping and holding on a page, you can then drag to re-order the page in your story.

When you are ready, you can "Preview" the story, by tapping the "Preview" button in the top right. You can then experience the story exactly as a reader. If you story looks good, you are ready to publish it!

During publish, you can then share to Facebook and Twitter, right from Steller. Here, you can also create a picture perfect crop for sharing.

After your story has published, you can then publish to any other networks such as Instagram, Pinterest or to send the story directly by Email or SMS.

After you publish, you will see the story at the top of your feed on the home page.

Importantly, be sure to connect your social accounts from your Settings on your Profile. Connecting your accounts ensure your followers can easily find and follow you on Steller.

You can edit the story at any time by tapping the "Edit Story" button at the top. After you make changes, you can publish your changes to update your story.

You can also share your story anytime by tapping to read it, then tapping the "share" icon in the bottom right.

If you need any help or have any questions, please contact Steller support at: peterd@steller.co

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