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How To Add Music In Instagram Story 2022

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How To Add Music In Instagram Story 2022
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Instagram is one of the best social network platforms, With its growing popularity to its newly added addictive features. It has become a complete user-friendly social network with billions of active users.

If you are running a business it might become a lucky tool for you. You can promote your business to the next level with the Instagram stories feature. Besides its many useful features, you can also add music to your Instagram story to grab more views and followers.

How To Add Music To An Instagram Story, Post, Or Reel

This means nothing anymore because there is a whole other type of content still available for you to consume called Stories. They have become so popular that nearly 500 million people use stories per day on Instagram alone.

What started as a novel feature exclusive to Snapchat is today a global phenomenon. Here’s how stories rose to prominence.

Now, Even LinkedIn has introduced stories to its platform.

Though Snapchat started ‘em all, the introduction of stickers, filters, music, and other enhancements on Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp have drawn users’ attention from across the globe.

Instagram’s continuous efforts to better stories have made it one of the most consumed content formats today.

That’s precisely why we are going to learn more about Instagram stories.

To start with the basics, Stories is a feature that helps us post images or videos that last for 24 hours. The maximum duration of a story is 15 seconds. You can share stories publicly, privately (only to your followers), or close friends (a particular set among your followers). It enables you to add stickers, GIFs, emojis, effects, and enhancements, among which music is one.

Instagram has a massive collection of music from which you can select a song of your choice. A song chosen from this library will play for a minimum of 5 seconds and a maximum of 15 seconds per story.

Here are the different questions we are going to address today about adding music to your IG story.

Follow some step to add music in IG?

Step 1: You can shoot the video on Instagram itself or just upload one from your camera roll. In any case, first, launch the Instagram app and click on the “Your Story” icon on the top left corner of your app.

Add music to Instagram stories using the IG App - Step 1

Step 2: You can either select a video from your camera roll by clicking on the “browse” icon on the bottom left corner of your screen or a simpler way to access this is to swipe up and you can now choose the file from your camera roll.

If you want to shoot your Instagram Stories from the app, simply press the shutter button continuously to record it.

Add music to Instagram stories using the IG App - Step 2

Step 3: Now that you have the video you want to upload, it’s time to add music to it. You can turn off the original video sound if needed by clicking on the “sound” icon on the top menu. Next click on the “media” (square smiley face) icon you use to add GIFs and emojis to your Instagram Stories.

Add music to Instagram stories using the IG App - Step 3

Step 4: Here you’ll find an option labeled ‘Music’ - tap on it.

Add music to Instagram stories using the IG App - Step 4

Step 5: You can search for a specific music track (based on name, mood, genre) or you’ll find the top trending music tracks listed and you can choose from there. Select the music track you want. You can also click on the play button for a preview before you make the final choice.

Add music to Instagram stories using the IG App - Step 5

Step 6: Since only 15-second videos are allowed on Instagram stories, music tracks are auto-adjusted to fit your video.

Note: Once you have selected your music track, it will be displayed on your story as a sticker. You can customise how your sticker will look on your story by tapping on it to see the display options. You can adjust its size by dragging and pinching it, like you would do for any other media element.

Add music to Instagram stories using the IG App - Step 6

Step 7: If you want a specific part of the music track, you can simply tap on the sticker and scroll up and down to the relevant lyric you need. You can also drag the timeline bar to change the music to a different stanza. The two pink lines on the timeline mark the auto-adjusted part set by Instagram.

Add music to Instagram stories using the IG App - Step 7

Step 8: You can also display the lyrics on your Instagram Stories and select from different font options using the ‘A’ icon. Once done with your editing, simply tap “done” and upload your story to Instagram.

Add music to Instagram stories using the IG App - Step 8

Note that no matter what option you will use to edit your music, you will see a sticker or corresponding lyrics on your Instagram story.

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