1. From the starting screen or main Instants screen, tap the large "+".
2. Tap the center of the screen to add content to your Instant.
3. Tap the media icon to select a video or photo background.
4. Enter a search term from the free tab to choose from our stock options or choose from the photos/videos on your device.
5. Tap to select your photo or video.
6. Tap the text area and use the keyboard to type in the message that you'd like to animate over your chosen media. Then tap "Next".
7. Swipe horizontally over the thumbnails in the drawer to explore different themes. Then drag up on the drawer handle to see the theme's templates.
8. Tap a template to apply it to your Instant. Then tap the "X" to close the drawer.
9. Further customize your Instant using the editing tools, or tap the sharing arrow to share your video.
Tapping the sharing arrow or the back arrow in the upper left corner will save your Instant to your Instants library.