how to add background music to instagram stories

How to Add Background Music to Instagram Stories 2018

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Want to add some music to your next Instagram story to spice things up. You’re in the right place. I’m Smyth from Phonewallpapers.Us. In this post I’ll be showing you how to add background music to instagram stories in two different ways. Now let’s get started.

The first method I’ll be showing you is how to capture a video within Instagram along with music playing in the background. The second method allows you to add background music to an existing video and upload it to Instagram. If you just like to see that method skip ahead to the time listed on your screen.

How to Add Background Music to Instagram Stories

To begin the first method open up your favorite music app. you can use the music app that came built-in to your smartphone or tablet or use another music streaming app like Spotify, Pandora, or Title.

Then cue the song to where you’d like it to start in your story. For example you might want to play the chorus of a song. Most music apps will allow you to skip to a certain part of a song using the time bar like this. When you get to the part of the song you want to use tap pause.
how to add background music to instagram stories

Now open Instagram and tap the camera’ icon in the top left to begin creating a new story. Whatever you’d like to record a story of, to play the music you’ve chosen access your device’s Control Center.
the camera' icon

To do this on iOS swipe up from the bottom of your screen. To do it on Android swipe down from the top. Make sure your volume is turned up loud so you’ll be able to clearly hear the music.

swipe up from the bottom

Then tap the play button and quickly close the control center window. Then tap and hold the circle at the bottom of your screen to record a video on Instagram and also captured the music you’re playing.

Now open the control center again and pause your musics you can listen to the story you just recorded. If you’re happy with it tap your story at the bottom of your screen to post the video to your Instagram story.

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To add music to an existing video on your device, start by downloading the free video editing app InShot Video Editor Music, Cut. You can download it for free on the App Store for iOS or Google Play Store for Android.

Once you’ve downloaded the app open it. select video, tap new. Now select the existing video from your device that you want to add music to. Once you’ve imported the video tap music, then select tracks.
inshot

Now you can add music you have saved to your device, or use one of the free tracks in the in shot library. Tap a track to listen to it.

When you find one you like tap use to add it to your video. Tap the play button to see what your video looks and sounds like. To exit the play window tap the check mark on the right. If you’re happy with your video tap the share icon in the top right corner. Then tap save. Waiting a few seconds.

Select Instagram. To share the video to your story tap story at the bottom. now tap your story to share the video to your Instagram story.

That’s all it takes to add background music to your Instagram stories. Thanks for reading  this tutorial, if you like this articles check out Phone Wallpapers for free tutorials more.