To add music to your Instagram story, you can follow these steps:
- Launch the Instagram app on your mobile device and log in to your account.
- Tap on the "Your Story" icon at the top left corner of your homepage, or swipe right from anywhere in your feed to access the story interface.
- Capture a photo or record a video by tapping the white circle at the bottom of the screen. Alternatively, you can swipe up to select media from your phone's gallery.
- Once you've selected or captured the desired content, tap on the sticker icon located at the top of the screen. It resembles a square with a smiling face.
- A toolbar will appear at the top of the sticker menu. Swipe left until you find the "Music" sticker, which is represented by a musical note icon.
- Tap on the "Music" sticker, and a new window will open, showing a library of songs.
- You can search for specific songs using the search bar at the top or browse through various categories like popular, mood, genres, and more.
- Once you've found the song you want to add, you can preview it by tapping on the play button next to the song's title.
- To select the desired section of the song, you can drag the slider along the timeline. You can choose up to 15 seconds of any part of the song.
- After selecting the perfect snippet, you can stylize the appearance of the song's title by tapping on it. Instagram provides different font styles and colors for customization.
- To position the song sticker on your story, you can move it by dragging it across the screen using your finger.
- Additionally, you can resize the sticker by pinching it with two fingers.
- If you want the song to start at a certain point in your story, you can adjust its starting point by dragging the sticker along the timeline at the bottom.
- Once you have positioned and adjusted the sticker, you can add any other desired text, stickers, or drawings to your story.
- Finally, tap on the "Your Story" button at the bottom of the screen to share your story with the added music.
Congratulations! You've successfully added music to your Instagram story.
How to add music to a video in your Instagram story?
To add music to a video in your Instagram story, follow these steps:
- Open the Instagram app on your smartphone and tap on your profile picture or swipe right to access the camera.
- Swipe up or tap on the square smiley face icon located at the top of the screen to access the sticker tray.
- From the sticker tray, select the "Music" sticker option. This will open the music library.
- You can choose music from the popular songs, search for a specific song or browse through different genres and moods. Once you find the song you want, tap on it.
- On the song's page, you can adjust the start and end points by dragging the slider to select the desired portion of the song to play in your video.
- You can also select to display the lyrics by tapping on the lyrics icon at the top right corner of the screen.
- If you want the song to start at a specific moment in your video, you can tap on the "Trim" button and adjust the timing.
- Once you're satisfied with your selection, tap on the "Done" button at the top right corner.
- You can further customize the appearance of the music sticker by tapping on it and selecting a different style or changing the text.
- Finally, record a video or choose an existing video from your camera roll and add it to your story. The music will automatically play in the background of your video.
That's it! Your video with added music is ready to be shared on your Instagram story.
How to change the font style of the music in your Instagram story?
Unfortunately, it is not possible to change the font style of the music in your Instagram story. Instagram currently does not offer the option to customize the font style of the music sticker in stories. The font style of the music sticker is determined by the platform and cannot be altered by the user.
How to add a specific artist's music to your Instagram story?
To add a specific artist's music to your Instagram story, you can follow these steps:
- Open the Instagram app on your smartphone.
- Tap on the camera icon in the top-left corner of your screen or swipe right from your Instagram feed to access the camera.
- Capture a photo or take a video for your story using the camera.
- Once you have the desired photo or video, you can tap on the smiley sticker icon at the top of the screen.
- In the sticker tray at the bottom, you'll find various stickers available. Swipe left until you see the "Music" sticker.
- Tap on the "Music" sticker to open the music library.
- You can then either browse the library by selecting mood, genre, or popular music, or you can search for the specific artist's music by using the search bar.
- Type in the name of the artist whose music you want to add, and various songs from that artist will appear.
- Select the desired song by tapping on it. You can preview it by tapping the play button.
- Once you find the song you want to add, you can customize how you want it to appear on your story. You can choose the specific part of the song you want to play, the position and size of the sticker, and edit the appearance of the sticker if desired.
- After making the desired adjustments, you can tap on the "Done" button.
- Now, the music sticker with the artist's song will be added to your Instagram story. You can resize, reposition, or add other stickers, text, or additional features to your story as desired.
- Finally, tap on the "Your Story" button or the blue"+" button to share the story with your followers.
Note: The availability of music stickers may vary depending on your location and the version of the Instagram app you are using.