how to add music instagram story

How To Add Music To Your Instagram Story

How to Add Music to Your Instagram Story        A drawing of a face

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Here is a simple guide to easily join the millions of people getting creative by adding music to their Instagram Stories. 

What is now known as the Instagram “music sticker” works for photos and videos posted onto ones Instagram story. All you have to do is pick the perfect tune out of a selection of thousands to fit your video or pic. 

  1. First, make sure that the latest version of the Instagram app is downloaded on your phone either on Android of your iOS device. 
  1. Open the Instagram app hit the home page button as shown below. Then hit the camera icon in the top left corner to open Instagram Stories. 
how to add music to instagram story
  1. Once here select the media on your phone that you want to post by tapping on the bottom left hand corner. 
how to add music to instagram story
  1. Then select the stickers icon that look like a squared smiley face. 
how to add music to instagram story
  1. Select the icon that says “Music” 

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how to add music to instagram story
  1. Pick whatever song you want to add to your media. 
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  1. Slide the multicolored bar to select what part of the song you want to play while displaying your media. 
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  1. Tap the logo of the song to either display the logo as is or display the lyrics of the song. There are various options: one can display different version of the album cover or display the lyrics of the song in different fonts by continuing to tap on the icon of the song that appears. 
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  1. Position the lyrics or image wherever you want and the portion of the song you selected will play with the media you selected. Then hit the “Your Story” icon to post your masterpiece to your Instagram story.
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Hope this helped you learn how to add music to your Instagram story. Feel free to leave comments below. Also make sure to add hashtags and tag your friends by using the text feature that is in the upper right-hand corner of the story feature while editing. Also, you can tap on the sticker icon once more and add fun GIFs to the media you are creating. 

Now go crazy and add some fun tunes to whatever you are posting. Or even just take a video of yourself dancing and add a fun song to it. The world is yours so start putting some stories out there have fun.