Instagram Stories has been an incredible success for the hippest of all the social networks. Stories has grown a monthly active user base of over 400 million people. People love sharing their Stories on Instagram and the social network has responded by continuously adding more and more features. Stickers, locations, GIFs and more have been added over time and Instagram is adding a really cool new Stories feature. You can now post stickers on to your Instagram Stories that play officially licensed music.
Instagram promises that the biggest songs from the biggest acts are available via the Music sticker and that more and more songs will be added every day. Putting licensed music into your Instagram Stories couldn’t be easier. Let’s walk you through it.
How to add official music to your Instagram Stories
- Tap on the Add Sticker button when you’re posting a photo or video to Stories.
- Tap on the Music icon.
- You can search for your music by genre, mood, what’s popular, or for a specific song.
- Tap the song you want. If you want to hear a preview click the play button.
- Use the fast-forward and rewind functions to find the exact part of the song that goes with your Story.
When your friends see your story, they’ll hear the part of the song you picked. They’ll also see the music sticker telling them the name of the song and artist.
Will you be adding some officially licensed music to your Instagram Stories?