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Adding line breaks to Instagram captions
Adding line breaks to Instagram captions
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Written by Naomi Gaeng
Updated over a week ago

Are you wondering how to add a line break on Instagram?

Many people like to use line breaks, carriage returns or paragraph spaces to break up their captions.

So, we’ve compiled a list of 3 the ways you can add them to your stories too!


1. Add Line Breaks to Instagram Posts with Sked

When working in Sked (formerly Schedugram), you can write your caption with line breaks and it should post it as is as long as you make sure not to use any spaces between the lines but hit “Enter” when adding a new line.

All you have to do is log in to your account, upload an image, write your caption (like in the image below), then add it to your queue, schedule it or save it as a draft.

If you don’t have an account, sign up for a free 7-day trial and try it out!

2. Use Symbols and Emojis 😃🫣❓💩🤑

  1. Type the caption for the photo.

  2. Use periods and dashes to create line breaks.

  3. You can also use emoji as bullet points, and these characters will act as line spaces.
    Fun facts about Australia-according to Google
    🪃-Australia is the only continent in the world without an active volcano.
    🦘-The largest Greek population in the world beside Athens in Greece can be found in Melbourne Victoria.
    🫶🏼-An Australian man once tried to sell New Zealand on eBay.

Note that if you use this method, the line break will be visible in the caption.

Make sure not to use emoji before or after breakpoints i.e. include emoji in your sentences but not before/after. You can add emoji to your captions or first comment in Sked by clicking on the emoji icon while you’re creating a post, like in the image below.

Then, just search for the perfect one. There are plenty of emojis to choose from!

3. Add Invisible Line Breaks if You’re on Your Phone

  1. Write your caption in your Notes app

  2. Hit the “Return” button to add a space.

  3. Copy and paste these brackets [ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀] in the places where the line breaks should appear

  4. Remove the brackets but not the space between them

  5. Copy and paste your whole caption on Instagram

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