How to Schedule Instagram Reels in HeyOrca

Below you’ll find a video tutorial and step-by-step written instructions on how to schedule Instagram Reels in HeyOrca. 

Schedule Reels from HeyOrca

Learn how to schedule your Instagram Reels content from HeyOrca so that you can collaborate, plan your content, and get feedback all in the HeyOrca calendar!

Note: Since Instagram Reels are not supported for Direct Publishing, they will be scheduled to be sent to your email notifications or through the HeyOrca mobile app to publish. Learn more about publishing from the HeyOrca mobile app here.

Here’s how to get started with your Instagram Reels.

Step 1: Create an Instagram Post on the calendar.

Step 2: In the post type section, click the drop-down menu and change the “post” to “Reels”. This will format your post so that it is cropped to the dimensions you need for posting. Your Reels posts will be labeled on the calendar to differentiate from other Instagram posts.

Step 3: Edit your Reel! You will be able to add multiple pieces of media, and then you’ll be able to combine them when posting to the Instagram App. You’ll be able to get your approvals from your team as well as make comments or leave feedback!

Step 4: When your Reel is scheduled, HeyOrca will send a notification to your HeyOrca Mobile App or Email 5 minutes before the scheduled posting time. In order to publish the Reel, now you’ll need to download the media contents from the HeyOrca mobile app/email, and then post to Instagram.


Have questions about this tutorial or anything else in HeyOrca? Don’t hesitate to reach out to our support team. You can connect with us by clicking on the blue bubble at the bottom right of your HeyOrca account.

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