Wednesday, September 28, 2022

How to Add Music to Instagram Post, Story and Reels (2022)

You can add music to all forms of content created on Instagram. Music gives a complete feel to your pictures, reels, and stories. Instagram is flooded with trending music feeds. Music helps to gain the attention of IG users. Choosing the right music becomes absolutely necessary to communicate your idea efficiently to your viewers. So, let me share with you how to add music to Instagram post, stories, and reels in 2022.

Let’s dive in!

how to add music to instagram post
How to add music to instagram post

How to Add Music to Instagram Post 2022 (Android)

Adding music to your plain images opens up doors of creative expression endlessly. You must have seen already how IGer’s are using the lyrics of a song to tell a story through an image. This is how you can add music to your Instagram post take these steps:

  1. Go to your profile. Click on the “+” sign at the top.
  2. Select “posts.”
  3. Go to camera roll and select the photo to post.
  4. Tap on the “arrow” at the right corner.
  5. Use the filter or edit the post to enhance picture quality.
  6. Click on “add music.”
  7. Select from the options listed, or browse your favorite song in “search music.”
  8. Drag the “rectangular bar” to select the part of music you want to use.
  9. Tap on the “checkmark arrow” when done.
  10. Add caption, location etc if required!
  11. Click on the “checkmark” arrow again to share the post.

How to Add Music to Instagram Video Post

How to add music to Instagram reels
How to add music to Instagram reels

As suggested by Instagram Help Centre

 Here is how to add music to your Instagram video:

  1. Go to your profile. Click on the “+” sign at the top.
  2. Select “reels.”
  3. Tap on the “time duration dial” and “set the duration” of the video to 15,30,60, or 90 secs.
  4. now, go to the “gallery” and select your video.
  5. Click on the “music icon” on the screen.
  6. Browse music in “search music” or select from the listed options.
  7. Click on done.
  8. Tap on the “reels icon” to share it with your followers.

How to Add Music to Instagram Story 2022

How to add music to Instagram post story
How to add music to Instagram post story

Adding music to your story is a cool way to make it more interactive. 

You can do it too just follow the steps shown below.

  1. Go to your profile. Click on the “+” sign at the top.
  2. Select “story.”
  3. now, go to the “gallery” and select the image/video.
  4. Click on the “sticker” on the screen.
  5. Browse music in “search music” or select from the listed options.
  6. Click on done.
  7. Tap on “share your story” to share it with your followers.

How to Add Music to Instagram Story With Multiple Photos

Instagram gives you the option to add multiple photos and music to your story. You can do that by using the collage and music sticker.

Here is how you do this,

  1. Go to your profile. Click on the “+” sign at the top.
  2. Select “story.”
  3. Now tap on “create aA.”
  4. Click on the “sticker button”, scroll, and select the “collage” option.
  5. Start adding pictures, one by one from your gallery.

When all images are selected,

  1. Click on the “sticker” on the screen again.
  2. Select the “music” sticker.
  3. Browse music in “search music” or select from the listed options.
  4. Click on done.
  5. Tap on “share your story” to share it with your followers.

FAQ: How to Add Music to Instagram Post

Can you add music to a regular post on Instagram?

YES, you can add music to a regular post on Instagram. To know more about how to add music to images, reels, and stories on Instagram read this article.

How do I add music to my ask questions on Instagram?

Use the music sticker option at the top of the story. Add music and tap done. 

How come my Instagram doesn’t have the music option?

Instagram says, If you’re not seeing the music sticker in Reels, make sure your app is updated to the latest version by visiting the App Store or Google Play Store. Keep in mind that the music sticker isn’t available to everyone. So,

check if your app is up to date. Try reinstalling your app if the problem persists. 

Will Instagram remove posts with music?

No, Instagram doesn’t remove posts with music. In fact, Instagram supports posts with music.

Can I post a video on Instagram with music?

Yes, you can post reels with music on Instagram. Read this article to know more.

Conclusion:

Instagram allows you to add music, filters, effects, gif, and whatnot to your stories to make them user-friendly. Music is used by all the influencer to give depth to their content. Posts that have good content and music do well on Instagram. You can add music to all forms of content supported by this platform, i.e. reels, stories, and posts.

That’s why I have shared with you, how to add music on Instagram post, reels/videos, and stories too. If you found this helpful, share this blog!

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Jagriti Dixit
Jagriti Dixit
A Content Writer, Researcher and a Poetess. Jagriti loves to read and write about Women, Tech, and Health and Wellness. In her spare time she indulges in meditation and travelling.

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