Instagram Stories Font Type

Instagram Stories Fonts used in Overlay Text, Stickers, and Type mode

Last February Instagram released the “Type” mode for Instagram Stories, allowing users to creatively share their thoughts by using different text styles and backgrounds. Additionally, you can use these fonts in your photos and videos. As a creative marketer, I am so happy about these new options! They save time and effort if don’t want to create stories using a design program like Photoshop. Also, now you have more variety and can find a default Instagram stories font that fits your brand and personality.[

Thinking about what type I would use for myself, I was wondering what the name of those Instagram story fonts was. I was able to figure it out after doing a doing some digging and using tools like WhatTheFont!

What is the default Instagram stories font?

The font used in the Instagram Stories overlay text is San Francisco on iOS Apple devices and Roboto on Android phones. The other font used in the Instagram app is Freight Sans.


What is the Instagram stories font type used in stickers?

The Instagram Stories font type used in the sticker and polling feature is Aveny T Regular.

What are the Instagram stories font used in the Type mode?

The Instagram Stories font type used in the ‘Type’ mode are Aveny-T for ‘Modern’, Cosmopolitan for ‘Neon’, and San Francisco Italic Bold (iOS) or Roboto Black Italic (Android) for ‘Bold’.

Follow these links to find more information about the fonts: San Francisco, Roboto, Freight Sans, Aveny T, and Cosmopolitan. When it comes to the ‘Typewriter’ mode, I wasn’t able to identify any specific font. If you know which font it is, please feel free to share it with me in the comments!