This summer is super active and beneficial for the Instagram social network. Not only did the number of active monthly users hit the billion line, but it also introduced a series on innovations to its users. First, we were excited with the launch of IGTV, then Gram added the Video Chat feature in DM, and now we are glad to tell you that it’s already possible to add music to Instagram Stories with the help of the new Music sticker! No longer you are obliged to perform a series of complicated steps so that your Story is enhanced with your beloved soundtrack. Instagram presents thousands of hits and other music to suit your Story’s mood. And today, in the blog of InstaBF – the provider of Instagram and IGTV likes, views, comments and followers, we are going to tell you all the important things you should know about this new feature.
Who Can Enjoy the New Feature
Unfortunately, the new Music sticker is yet not available for all Instagram users. In the press announcement taken place a few days ago, it was stated that only Android and iOS devices from several countries can already use the Music sticker. Which countries? These are the US, the UK, Germany, Australia, Sweden, France and New Zealand. When the feature will expand to other countries is yet not known. However, being a widely used and adored social network nearly all over the world, most likely we shall observe the new Music sticker appear in accounts of all users regardless of the country in the near future.
How You Can Add a Soundtrack to Your Instagram Story
Do you already feel excited to post a Story to your favorite beat? Believe, there are few things simpler than that. Just follow these few steps.
Update or re-download the latest version of the Instagram application. After this, open the camera icon on your account and take a photo or video for an Instagram story. Once done, open the Stickers from the top of the screen and see the new Music sticker option already in its place. Tap it and you will appear in a huge library of songs to choose from. Like in many other players, here you can either browse a song by genre, mood or what’s currently popular or tap in the search and find it. There is also a play button so that you can preview the song before you add it to your Story. Once the song is chosen, you are free to rewind or fast-forward as many times as you wish to find the perfect part for your photo/video. If you wish to add anything else like GIFs or hashtags, do it now and then post your ready story!
Additionally, owners of iOS devices can also pick up the song they want and only then take a photo or video. All that you need for this is to go to the camera in stories and get access to the Music prior to taking a photo. All other steps are the same. It’s all so simple and fan, isn’t it?
What Music Instagram Offers
You might be aware of the recent partnership between Facebook and record labels. Due to it, Instagram’s music library is quite a rich one filled with tracks by such popular artists as Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa, Guns N’Roses, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, and plenty of others.
So, there is definitely more than a few songs proper for any Instagram Story mood!