Can’t add Music on an Instagram Story? Follow these steps — Circleboom Blog

Adding music on an Instagram story can make your story more interesting and fun for your viewers. People might spend a few extra seconds in your story because music can hold people longer. According to the Brandwatch, 60% of Instagram stories are played with the sound on which seems like a real motivation to add music to your Instagram stories.

There are several ways how you can add or share music on your Instagram stories. If you’re unable to add music in one of the ways, you can try the other methods listed below. So, let’s look at how you can add music on an Instagram story and possible reasons why you’re unable to do it.

Adding Music on an Instagram Story with the Music Icon:

Instagram is slowly rolling out the process in other countries, but if you can’t see a music icon or a music sticker, then the main reason is that it’s not supported in your region.

For those who live in a country that supports music icon/sticker, here’s how to add it to your story:

If a music sticker or icon is not available in your country, then you can follow the methods below to share music on Instagram story.

Adding Music to an Instagram Story using 3rd-party Apps:

To add music from a third-party app, download a story app from your App Store or Play Store. For example, we are using Story Maker that we downloaded from the Play Store. Using this app, you can add your pictures or videos, and add any audio from your mobile device to the story. This is useful if you are well aware of the music you wish to add to the story.

Sharing Music to your Instagram Story from Spotify:

Here are the steps:

  • Just open Spotify and select the music you wish to share.
  • Click on the Share icon and select Instagram stories.


Originally published at on July 18, 2019.

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