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How to add music to Instagram stories on iPhone

Instagram never fails to engage its users with fun new features. For instance, you can add music to your Instagram Stories to share your current favorite or show off your mood. The app has got a huge library of tracks, so you can search for the one you want and find the latest trending songs too. Excited to use this feature? Let me show you how to add music to Instagram Stories on iPhone.

How to add songs or music to Instagram Stories on iPhone

  1. Open the Instagram app on your device.
  2. Swipe right to record a story.
  3. Once your story is recorded, tap on the stickers icon.Open Instagram Tap on Camera Icon and then Tap on Sticker on iPhone
  4. Now, tap on Music to see Music Library and as per your previously searched music, the For you section of the library will show songs and you can search songs related to a particular genre from Browse or you can search it from the search box.Tap on Music and Select Song in Instagram on iPhone
  5. Once you choose the music, It can be edited as per your choice. If you wish to keep some specific lines from the song. The same can be done by adjusting the slider to the required part of the song. Till 15 seconds, you can change the clip duration. It can be changed by tapping on the duration icon.Adjust Slider and Tap on Time to Change Clip Duration
  6. You can also change the way your song appears in Story. You can choose to display lyrics or you can just use the song banner, adjust its size, and keep it somewhere in the corner. In case, you chose to display the lyrics. You can even change the font color by tapping on the Color Picker. Every time you tap on it, a new color will flash in front of you.
  7. Now, tap on Done.Customize Song Appearance on your Instagram Story
  8. To make the story look more appealing, you can choose from the themes available by taping on Smiley icon. And tap on Done.Customize Theme Appearance and Tap on Done in Instagram
  9. If you want to add text to the story tap on the Aa icon, choose the font, add text, and tap on Done.
  10. Tap on Your story to add it to your profile as a story.Add Text Tap on Done and Then Tap on Your Story in Instagram on iPhone

Note: If you’ve recorded a story video, the song you’ve chosen will play as per the duration of the video. It will not provide you an option of playing the song up to 15 seconds.

Add External Music to Instagram Stories

Apart from adding music to Insta stories with the music feature. Did you know that you can share Apple Music songs to IG stories?

If you had no idea about it, then you are at the right place. Do check out our detailed blog post to make your Insta stories even more enthralling.

You might be having this question in your head, “Are all songs available on Instagram Music?”.

Many songs are available but there are certain songs that you will not be able to find in the feature. But I can assure you, you’ll be able to find songs according to your mood.

Summing Up!

During its initial days, Instagram Music was not available in many regions. But soon, it developed its presence across the globe. And now, the feature is so famous that you probably wouldn’t find anyone on the app not using the feature. As I already said above, the app never fails to amaze its users. And the sole reason behind Instagram not losing its user base is their ability to add interesting updates.

I hope you’ve been helped. In case, you still have some queries regarding this feature. Drop us your queries in the comment section below!

We’ll keep you engrossed with such meaningful insights!

Till then keep using Instagram!

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  • Ria Sharma

    I'm a technical writer who is interested in understanding consumer difficulties and find easy solutions. At iGeeksBlog, I enjoy making how-to and troubleshooting guides that help people do more on their iPhone, iPad. In my spare time, I enjoy listening to music and going to my favorite spots.

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