How to add music to Instagram stories on iPhone

Thanks to the latest update, you can add great music to your Instagram stories on your iPhone. The app has a large library of soundtracks. Therefore, you can browse by mood and even choose the one that currently has many hearts.

Please note; The built-in music library is not yet available in all countries. Also, you can currently only use it on your iOS device. Instagram has said that it will soon add it to Android.

Adding Soundtracks to Instagram Stories

Before you begin, be sure to update Instagram to the latest version on your iPhone. Simply open the App Store † Updates tab and press the Update button next to it.

Step 1. Start Instagram on your iOS device.

You can add soundtracks to your story before or after capturing a video.

  • Simply start the camera by sliding your finger to the right from the left of the screen and then select the new option “Music” under the record button.
  • The application also allows you to add it after capturing the shot. You will see the music icon when you tap to add a sticker.

Image> Step 2. Now, the music library of tons of songs will be at your disposal.

You can search the entire collection to choose an excellent one for your clip. To get the perfect match, browse by mood, genre or trend. To hear a preview, tap the play button.

Step 3. Once you have chosen your song, you can tune it ideally. For example, you can fast forward or rewind the entire track to select the specific part that can go well with your story.

Image> Stage 4. Once you are satisfied with the result, share it as usual.

Now, when your friends play your story, they will hear the song. In addition, they also see a sticker with the title of the song and the name of the artist.

Although Instagram has a massive library of soundtracks, it may not appeal to everyone. And just in case you want to incorporate some of your personal music into the mix, we have that covered too. Keep reading Β¦

How to add your personal music to Instagram stories on iPhone

Step 1. Start the application Music on your iOS device.

Step 2. Then you must select the song that you want to add to your story. Then play it.

>Step 3. Now use the time bar to choose the section of the song you want to add. Then, pause the song.


Stage 4. Then start Instagram on your device.

>Step 5. Touch the camera icon in the upper left corner.

>Step 6. Slide up from the bottom of the screen to open the Control Center .

>Step 7. Slide to the left to access the music preferences . Now play the song.

>Step 8. Close the control center . Then, press and hold the shutter button to start recording.

>Step 9. Once you have recorded your story. Touch the “+” button at the bottom to load your story.


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