15 Ways to Easily Make Instagram Fonts Better Now

By: | June 21, 2020 | Tags: , , , ,
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Are you looking for a weird text generator for Instagram?

You’ve come to the right place if you want to make your Instagram fonts look different than the majority of people who use Instagram Stories.

This guide will show you 15 ways to generate text for Instagram Stories.

For the purposes of this Instagram font generator tutorial, “weird” means “unusual.”

You need to have unusual text to stand out in the crowded Instagram space and get a jump on the competition. More people use Instagram Stories than ever before. You need this advantage.

After all, 1 billion people use the website. Instagram is the second-most popular social media site second only to Facebook with 3 billion users.

Since not everyone uses a weird text generator, these Instagram secrets will give your Insta engagement a boost.

This post presents 15 tutorials. They explain 15 ways you can use a weird text generator for Instagram Stories.

All of these methods are free and don’t require 3rd-party tools. You can stay right on the Instagram app to use your weird text generator.

By the time you’re done reading, you’ll be able to generate unusual-looking text in your Instagram Stories so you can build more interest to boost your Instagram following, your website traffic, and extend your brand. You’ll even be able to use your weird text generator to make money.

Be sure to stay until the end to receive bonus tips about an Instagram story font generator.

Are you ready to receive your weird text generator guide for Instagram? Let’s go make some Insta fonts.

Weird Text Generator: A Guide

Text a Color in the Photo

According to research, the most shared Instagram Stories include “how-to” posts and Stories with faces.

Making a “how to” Story boosts your brand when people share.

If you want to make a weird text font, you need to tap the drawing tool which is the squiggly line in the screenshot. Tapping the drawing tool brings up the color palette.

The color picker is on the far left of the palette. The icon looks like an eye dropper.

weird text generator Instagram color picker.

I used this Instagram Story to generate traffic to my post about how to lengthen short blogs.

When you tap the color picker on the far left of the palette, you can choose your color. I chose my jacket’s color to make the background for my letters.

Although I changed the background color, you can easily change your letter color using the color picker as you see in the next example.

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On Instagram, you’re able to do a cursive letter copy and paste. I copied the word “Sunrise” in the “Neon” font.

Then, I pasted the word “Sunrise.”Using the color picker, I chose the color of the sunset.

Do you see how I have a drop shadow look? I thought the color of the sunrise for the word “Sunrise” was the perfect choice.

Rainbow Color Text

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One of the advantages of Instagram is your ability to use Instagram to monetize. Many social media marketers do.

Although many marketers pay to promote their content, you can use the power of Instagram Stories to market without spending a cent.

Some brands even have their followers make Instagram Stories promoting them with a special hashtag. Brands have contests with giveaways for followers who make the best promotional Instagram Story. This User-Generated Content is a top 2020 marketing trend.

Don’t neglect the advantages of social media for your blog or business.

How to achieve this look:

I highlight each word individually, and then choose a different color from the palette for each word.

Text with a Diamond

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Stand out by making your message look different. You do that with your weird text generator. The bottom background literally looks like it’s moving with this method.

How to achieve this look:

Step 1: Take a photo and post it to your Instagram Story.

Step 2: Search for a diamond GIF.

Using your fingers, make the diamond so large it fills the screen.

Download so the diamond saves to your phone.

Step 3: Using the drawing tool on the far left, select Black and make your screen entirely black by holding the color black in the palette at the bottom.

Step 4: Use your fingers to write a message. The brush on the far left side of the screen goes up and down depending on the thickness of the letters you need.


Dictated or Pasted Text


The introduction to this weird text generator guide explained you can use the unusual text to make money. Here’s how.

I used this weird text generator as a testimonial to sell my Instagram coaching course.

When do people have Flash Sales? Black Friday? You need to stand out. Everyone is marketing at these times.

How to achieve this look:

Easy! Using the Typewriter font, dictate or paste the testimonial. Make sure you give credit to the author.

Vertical Text

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How you can achieve this look:

Getting the Modern text to appear on its side was simple.

Pinching your fingers, move the text the way you want it to appear. Just turn it sideways.

In the bottom left, you see the Call to Action, “Link in bio.” The word “link” is also sideways.

I didn’t turn the word like I did the others. Instagram’s Sticker template appeared this way. Just type “Link in bio” in the Sticker search and scroll down until it appears. Then click to select.

Text in Colored Boxes

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How to put the colored letters in boxes: Easy!

Only three fonts allow you to put highlights around your letters, Strong, Classic, and Typewriter. This uses the Classic Font.

Look at the top section that says “Coffee Lover.” I used a custom GIF maker. This post explains 15 ways you can have a weird text generator on the Instagram app. However, if you are interested, here you will find instructions for how to make custom Instagram Stickers.

Text with Emojis

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How to achieve this look:

When you’re done typing, bring in your emoji.

You can bring in the thumbs from your phone keyboard or the Instagram app.

For my poll, I brought in icons that went with the topic of the poll, soup or salad.

Text with a Mix of Font Styles

This Instagram Story is one of my all-time favorites. Mixing the Neon and Classic fonts works well together, don’t you agree?

How to achieve this look:

Step 1: Start your Instagram Story and add a photo.

Step 2: Add the Neon font. Use your fingers to enlarge. Then, add the Classic font.

Step 3: Give the dropshadow effect. Here’s how: Copy the second word and paste it onto your Story. Put the copied word over or under.

I searched “Line” in Instagram Stickers and found this beautiful complement to my Story to put under the wording.

Text with a Drop Shadow

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If you look in Method 1 and Method 2, you see another example of an appearance of a drop shadow. The darker letters are over the white like they are here.

How to achieve this look:

Copy-paste to get the same size!

Then, change the color of one of the words. Put the lighter above or below depending on the look you want to achieve.

The lighter color can be over or behind the darker color.

Text with Handwriting

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How to achieve this look:

There are two ways to have a weird fonts generator that looks like handwriting.

Method 1:

Use Instagram’s illumination writing tool.

Look at the underlines. Don’t they look illuminated?

Method 2:

Use your finger to handwrite on the screen using the skinny brush.

Brush thickness can be modified on the left side of the screen. The lower you go, the thinner your brush.

I like the look of this Instagram Story.

I used this to try to market my Instagram tricks book. I made the message using the Typewriter font.

Then, my handwriting makes this look like my signature. An illusion of credibility like a signature on a typed document? Perhaps.

Did people click my link to buy my book? Yes!

Copied Text (Over Transparent Background)

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Like in Example #1, this weird text generator will boost your blog traffic by getting people interested in your content.

How to achieve this look:

Choose a color from your color palette. Use the color picker to choose a color from your photo if preferred.

The angled brush gets a transparent background

The transparency is called an overlay.

Text the Shape of an Item in the Photo

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How to achieve this look:

Individually bring in each letter. Resize with your fingers and place as to follow a shape in your image.

Note: I recommend using a short word this was the most time-consuming method.

Text from an Instagram Collection

I like the Gladdest Collection and the Hayls World Collection.

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How to achieve this look:

You can use Instagram’s large collection of Stickers.

Look at Example #4

The Swipe Up GIF is pretty cool. It looks like the letters are moving.

Search where you search for Stickers.

Text Over a Rubbed Area

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Within just three hours of posting this to my Instagram Story, two people clicked my link to go to Amazon to purchase my Instagram tips book.

The Instagram Story stays live for 24 hours. If you find you’re gaining traction from a Story, save it to your highlights where it will permanently stay unless you remove it.

How to achieve this look:

Step 1: In your photo library, copy the photo. Go to Instagram, start a Story, and paste.

Step 2: Using the color picker, make the background one of the colors in the photo. After selecting the color, hold down the background until it becomes the solid color.

Step 3: Tap the drawing tool. Using the color picker, choose a color. Make sure the first drawing tool is selected.

Be cognizant of your brush width on the left side of the screen. Rub with your finger onto the background. It should appear as if you’re rubbing another color onto the background. Click “done.”

Then move the lighter color font onto the rubbed area. If you make a mistake, click “Undo” or use your eraser tool to clean up the area.

This makes a cool background for your letters, don’t you think?

Collage Letters

This look is engaging when you see it at Instagram since the letters move.

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There are Collage Letters for every letter in the alphabet.

How to achieve this look:

Simple! Start a Story and add a photo. Where you search for Stickers, search for Collage Letters. Just tap on them and place them where you want them.

Bonus Tip: Curved Font

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Curved font is currently trendy, but to make this, you’ll have to leave the Instagram app. This was made using Over, a free app.

How to curve the font using the Over app:

Click the plus sign at the bottom of the screen. Add your image and your text.

After putting in the Text, with “Text” still highlighted, click Curve. Slide to the right for a downward faced curve, slide to the left for an upward-faced curve.

I used Over’s weird text generator to promote my Instagram Cheat Sheet post.

Weird Text Generator: FAQ

How do you distort text?

There are two ways to distort text in an Instagram Story. First, take your fingers and pinch the text wider or smaller. Next, use the brush slider on the left of the screen. Slide up to make text larger; slide down to make text smaller.

How do you write weird letters?

You can use these methods to write weird letters. In addition, you can use a third-party app. For instance, there are many that will make your text appear upside down.

Update: How to Use CoolSymbol.com as Your Weird Text Generator

Since publishing this post, I discovered CoolSymbol.com.

Cool Symbol has exactly that– cool symbols. I imagine any type of symbol you could desire is at this site.

However, this post is designed to show you how to have a weird text generator, not a cool symbol generator.

How to use Cool Symbol as a weird text generator:

Go to CoolSymbol.com.

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Click Font Generator/Font Changer.

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Paste or type your text where directed. Click the font style you want. When your newly-styled text is highlighted, click Copy.

Look at the finished project:

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As you can see, I used the Cool Symbols weird text generator to make bubble font. You can also make black bubble font as well.

Many people are interested in using the weird text generator to make their text upside down. Can I make my font upside down?


ɔɐn ı ʍɹıʇǝ ndsıdǝ doʍn? ʎǝs!

Can you read my upside down writing?

It says, “Can I write upside down? Yes.”

Here are the steps:

Easy! Go to Cool Symbol.

Click Upside Down Font. Paste your writing.

BAM! Your font is upside down.

As you can see from the first two screenshots, there is a wide array of choices when you use CoolSymbol.com as a weird letter generator. I look forward to exploring the site further, and so should you if you’re looking for a versatile and free weird text generator.

Wrapping Up: Weird Text Generator

In closing, hopefully, these instructions and examples generated creative ideas you can use with your own Instagram Stories.

These tutorials explained how to make weird Instagram fonts.


Combining fonts is effective.

Using the color picker enhances your options.

You can use these weird text generator methods to boost followers’ interest, grow your following, extend the reach of your brand, and market your products and services.

Note: Making aesthetically-pleasing Instagram Stories is just one way to boost your brand, traffic, and income. There are many additional factors such as the use of hashtags.

These Instagram Stories showed examples of the various methods you can use to combine colors and fonts.

If you’d like to see more of my Instagram Stories, here is a link to my Instagram profile.

I look forward to your views in the comments section: Which of these Instagram Stories was your favorite? Which do you consider a crazy text generator?

Readers, please share so other Instagram users and social media marketers discover this weird text generator guide.

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If you are interested in these weird text generator methods, you might be interested in how to make upside-down text.

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  1. Hazlo Emma

    Technology never sleeps.
    Lovely text generation features to pursue!

    • Janice Wald

      Hi Hazlo,
      You are right! Technology never rests. Thanks for calling the examples I showed here “lovely.” I think so too. Thanks for commenting.

  2. Amit Garg

    Hey Janice

    This is really an interesting post, would love to use these in the future posts.

    Thanks for sharing

    • Janice Wald

      Yes, Technology is constantly evolving! As Instagram improves their fonts and adds to them, I’ll be sure to update this post.

  3. Ashmayu

    Hii Janice
    Thanks a lot for sharing this awesome info . Your article is excellent and informative about instagram fonts because it attract people , you can gain attendace of audience also post can be highlighted well and will follow it .keep it up with such great content

    • Janice Wald

      Thanks for adding to the discussion with your excellent insights.

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