Instagram stories are easy to make, but they can need a lot of thought if you want to make them really entertaining. Fortunately, Instagram offers a number of tools to help make your story most fun as possible.
Maybe you have some great photos or videos and some filters and cool stickers for the layer above, but your story still loses an important music factor. Instagram offers choices of songs from their own libraries and your favorite music streaming services, such as Spotify, SoundCloud, and Shazam. Here is all you need to know about music and Instagram.
How to add music to an Instagram story with the sticker
You can add music directly to your story using the Instagram library. Tap the Plus (+) icon at the top of the application, then scroll to the story in the lower navigation bar. You can also press your story and tap to add stories or swipe to the right to open your camera, then select your story after the photo or video is captured.
On the camera screen, install your photos or videos. You can also swipe to view your photo library, then select what you want to add. Apply any filter or the specific effect you want. When you are ready to add a tone to your story, tap the sticker icon and then tap the music sticker.
On the music screen, browse several different parts and genres to find tones. You can also use the search field at the top of the screen to find certain music based on songs, artists, or albums. Discover the song you like? Tap the play button to hear a short clip.
When you are ready to make a choice, tap the song you want in your story. You will have the opportunity to scroll songs and decide what sound clips will be played above your story. Move the slider bar until you find the part you want to add.
Some songs offer many pictures from where you can choose, so tap the music thumbnail to change the image. Some even offer the lyrics that appear on the screen as music is played. When you are happy with the image you choose, tap finished and the song is added to your story in the form of a sticker.
After finishing completing the selection of your music, the song appears as a sticker in your story. You can choose where the sticker will be placed in your story by moving it on the screen with your finger. Change the size of the sticker by clamping or expanding two fingers. Use two fingers and rotate to change the orientation of the sticker.
Don’t like your sticker display? Tap twice to return to the previous screen, where you can change the display of the sticker. The tap did return to your story.
If you have recorded a video, you can do more with your stickers before you post the story. Hold on it and you will be able to pin a sticker to a person or certain object in the video. This means that the sticker will move with the object while moving in the video.
After finishing, tweaking music, tap your story icon to publish your story with music. Or, if you just want certain people to see it, you can tap close friends to send them to a group of special people, or tap Send to and select which users must get it.
To see your story, tap your story icon. Your story appears with music that is automatically played. Tapping the label of the song pausing music and bringing up the window at the bottom where you can save music or send it to someone else on Instagram. Followers, You can see your story and play music in the same way.
How to add music to the Instagram story without the sticker
To add music to the Instagram story, tap the Smiley Square face icon on the top right, and select the music sticker on the pop-up menu. Choose a song by searching in the list and adjust using the button that appears at the bottom of your story.
The following are the details of the step-by-step.
1. Open the Instagram application on your iOS or Android device.
2. Scroll to the left of your feed home screen to open the story feature. Or, tap the plus “+” sign in your profile picture in the upper left corner to make a new story.
3. Take or select photos or videos that you want to post to your Instagram story.
4. In the menu bar along the top of your screen, tap the Smiley Square face icon, which looks like a post-it is peeled away.
5. In the pop-up, tap the “Music” option. Then, in the search box that appears, type the song or scroll through the options listed.
6. Tap on the song you want to include when it appears on the list.
7. Drag the small blade at the bottom of the screen to the song segment you want in your story.
8. Press “Finish” when finished. You can then drag the song icon to a different location, or pinch the outer or inside icon with your fingers to make it bigger or smaller. Then post your story as usual.
Add music from the Spotify application
You can add music to your Instagram story by reaching it from the Spotify application. With the song played in Spotify, tap the ellipsis icon and select Share Options. Tap Instagram and you are taken to your Instagram story, where the song you choose appears with the wall art. You can add text, stickers, and other effects to your story. Tap your story icon to post stories with the song you choose.
After your story is posted, it will function as a link back to Spotify. Tap your story icon on Instagram to see it. Anyone who sees the story you can knock play in Spotify, and then open Spotify to launch a song in the application.
Add music from the SoundCloud application
Share songs from the SoundCloud application to your Instagram story by selecting songs and choosing to share. Select the story to import songs and images related to Instagram.
After the story is published, it will function as a link back to the song on SoundCloud. See the story, tap Play on SoundCloud, then select Open SoundCloud to open songs in the application.
Add music from the Shazam application
While Shazam is mainly used to analyze and identify the song you have listened to, you can also get the application to play music and send it to Instagram. Open the application and allow you to recognize the song being played.
Tap the song in Shazam, then tap more and share it. Tap the Instagram option to send songs and artwork into the Instagram application. After the story has been published, you can travel back to the Shazam application via Instagram. To do this, open the story on Instagram and tap the Open Shazam button to play songs in the application.