How to Add Music to Instagram Post

July 15, 2022
Reading time3 minutes
Jaqueline Corradi
Jaqueline Corradi
Content Manager

Do you know how to add music to Instagram post? The right song can make your stories, reels, or video feeds much more interesting, and engaging to your followers. Digital influencers and brand profiles, for example, often use this feature on their posts to catch the audience's attention and help to make the content even better.

How to Add Music to An Instagram Story

1 - Open your story.

Instagram story screen

2 - Click on the sticker icon on the top of the screen.

Instagram stories screen

3 - Select "Music".

Sotries screen showing the stories features

4 - Search for the music you want to add.

Instagram search music screen

5 - Select the part of the song you will insert.

The image shows Instagram screen to edit the music on stories.

6 - Click on the "Done" button, then on "Your Story" to post. 

Instagram stories screen

How to Add Music to Instagram Reels

1 - Click on the music sticker on the top of the screen.

Reels screen

2 - Select the button "Music".

The image shows the instagram reel screen

3 - Search the music you wish to use on the reels

The image shows Instagram music suggestions to add on the reels

4 - Choose the part of the music you want to include.

Instagram reel screen where you select the part of the music to add to the video

5 - Click on "Done".

Instagram reel edition screen

6 - Click on the button "Next", then, on the next screen, click on "Share". 

The image shows Instagram screen to post reels

How to Add Music to Instagram Post

1 - Choose the photo you want to post on your feed

Instagram screen showing the photo that will be posted on the feed

2 - Click on "Next" twice.

Instagram screen to edit the picture to be posted on the feed.

3 - Click on "Add music".

Instagram screen to publish on the feed

4 - Search the music you want to put on the post.

Search music Instagram screen

5 - Adjust the part of the track that you wish to include.

Instagram screen to select the music part to put on the post.

6 - Click on the " Done" button.

Instagram add music screen

7 - Click on "Share".

Instagram publish image screen

Boost Your Posts With Your Favorite Songs

As you can see, learning how to add music to Instagram post is very simple. Now that you understand the step-by-step, enjoy this feature, use your creativity, and create different types of content for Instagram with the proper soundtrack to each one of them.

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