6 Important Things About Instagram Music that you Can’t Afford to Miss

6 Important Things About Instagram Music that you Can’t Afford to Miss

The social media giant Instagram has launched a new feature known as Instagram Music in India. As the name suggests that Instagram Music will allow it’s users to add a segment of the music tracks of their choice to their Instagram stories. Instagram users in India can use this feature to make their stories more entertaining and attractive.

Instagram logo

To use the Music feature on Instagram, users will have to update their Instagram app to the latest version.  Here is a list of 6 important things about Instagram Music that every Indian Instagram user should know:

1) No official Announcement

Instagram has added a music feature for its Indian users. Many users have started using this feature but, it is important to note that there has been no official announcement from the Instagram side till now.

Though Instagram has provided this feature to its Indian users with the latest app version, still the users are waiting for the official announcement. Let’s hope that Instagram will soon launch the music feature officially.

Announcements gif

2) Music applicable to stories only

What gif

Many users have various confusions about Instagram Music. Some people think that Instagram has launched a separate music app and some think that now they can make their Instagram posts entertaining by adding music tracks to their posts.

Here are the answers to all these confusions:

  • The music feature will only be applicable to the Instagram stories and not to your Instagram posts.
  • No separate application is needed for using the Instagram Music feature.

3) One song per Story

Instagram has provided its Indian users, music feature to make our stories more attractive. But, there is also a restriction.  A user can choose only one song/ music track per story.

4) Song Lyrics Feature

By using Instagram music not only you can add music tracks to your stories but you can also show the lyrics of that song or that particular music snippet to make your Instagram story more attractive.  

You can also choose from a variety of font styles and colours. You can choose the desired font style and colour for lyrics.

Insta story- lyrics

5) Choosing a song segment and duration

Instagram also gives you the freedom of choosing which song and specify which part of your favorite song you want to add to your Instagram stories. You can also choose the duration of the music tracks that you want to add to your stories.

Insta story= adjuster

6) Songs based on various categories

You can choose your desired song from the various categories available. The music tracks are divided into 3 categories i.e. popular songs, songs depending upon the mood, songs based on various genres.

How to use this Music feature on Instagram:

There are 2 methods to make a musical Instagram story:

Method 1:-

Step I: Add your stories

Open the Instagram app and in the top segment of the home option, you can see different stories of various people. In that segment click on your profile picture in order to create/ add your story.

Add story

Step II: Click/ select a picture or make a video

After clicking on your profile picture you can either capture a picture/ video or you can select an existing image or video from your phone’s gallery.

Step III: Choose Music option from the stickers tab

After selecting/clicking a picture, you can click the sticker option present at the top in order to open the sticker menu. In the sticker menu, you can select the Music option.

Step IV: Select the desired Music track and its length

After selecting the music option a list of various music tracks will appear. The music list will be divided on the basis of various categories like popular, moods, etc.

After selecting a music track you can select the length and the segment of the music track that you want to apply to your Instagram stories.  

You can also select or choose from various font styles and colours in which you want to show the lyrics of the song.

Step V: Click on done

After selecting the music track and its length you can click on the done button available at the top right corner of the screen and can select your story option to make a musical story.

Done button

Note: By this method, you can also show the lyrics of the selected song.

Method 2:-

Step I: Add your stories

Open the Instagram app and in the top segment of the home option, you can see different stories of various people. In that segment click on your profile picture in order to create/ add your story.

Step II: Select the music mode

After clicking on your profile picture you can select the music option directly from the mode menu that is present at the bottom of the screen.

Music tab- Insta

Step III: Select the desired Music track and its length

After selecting the music option a list of various music tracks will appear. The music list will be divided on the basis of various categories like popular, moods, etc.

After selecting a music track you can select the length and the segment of the music track that you want to apply to your Instagram stories.

Step IV: Click a picture or make a video

After selecting the desired track you can click a picture or make a video that you want to add as your Instagram story.

Step V: Click on done

After selecting the music track and its length you can click on the done button available at the top right corner of the screen and can select your story option to make a musical story.

Note: By this method, you cannot show the lyrics of the selected song.

Leave a Reply