Here is how you can add music to your Instagram Stories on iPhone

Instagram is among the most used photo-sharing services in the world with more than 600 million monthly active users. Facebook-owned photo sharing service basically lets you take pictures and share them publicly or privately on the app or other social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter or more.


Back in August 2016, Instagram introduced Instagram Stories, a nice feature that lets you share a bunch of photos of the day. Your photos will appear in a slideshow format called Story. Imagine that you now can add your favorite tracks to your stories and share them with your friends. Cool, isn’t it?

With that in mind, in this guide, we will run you through the steps to add music to your Instagram Stories on your iPhone.

Steps to add music to your Instagram Stories on your iPhone

Step one: First off, you are supposed to launch the Music app on your iPhone. Once you are done, you simply need to select the song you want to add to your story and tap on it to proceed

Step two: Once you are done, you can choose a certain section of the song to add your music. To do this, you simply need to use the time side bar at the bottom of the Now Playing screen

Step three: Next up, you now need to launch the Instagram app on your iPhone. Once you are in, you simply need to tap on the camera icon located at the top left corner of the screen

Step four: Once you are done, open the Control Center on your iPhone by swiping up from the bottom of the screen. Once you see the Control Center, swipe left to access music preferences and start playing the song

Step five: You now need to tap and hold the shutter button at the middle to start recording your song on your iPhone. When it is done, you just need to tap on the “+” button to start uploading your story.

That’s it! You can repeat the above process to add any song from your Apple Music app on your iPhone to your Instagram Stories.

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