How to Add Music to Instagram Video on iPhone and Android? Top 3 Methods.
Part 1. How to Add Music to Instagram Video on iPhone and Android Via Official Method.
- Launch the Instagram app in your Android or iOS device.
Tap the camera icon on the upper left corner, and tap the circle icon to take a photo r hold it to record a video.
Tap the sticker icon on the top.
Choose Music from all the categories.
Select the music that you like to use.
Then you can drag and drop the white progress bar at the bottom to select which part of music you would like to use in your video. The length depends on how long your video is. And tap Done.
You can also add other stickers and text in your Instagram video.
Once finished, tap Your Story at the bottom left corner and publish it to your story.
Part 2. How to Add Music to Instagram Video on iPhone and Android with Third-party tools
1. How to Add Music to an Instagram Video Using Videoshop
- Step 1: Download and install Videoshop in your mobile phone (available for iOS and Android).
Step 2: Launch Videoshop in your mobile phone. If you want to record a video instantly, tap Record new; if you have already had a video in your device, tap Import clip, and select the clips.
Step 3: Scroll from left to right to open Settings, and select Square for Video Orientation as this video is for Instagram.
Step 4: From the menu the bottom, you can see all the available features: Impose, Text, Voice, Trim, and you can apply these features if you like.
Step 5: Tap Sound from the menu, then you will see the options to add music to your video: iPod, Sounds, Tracks. Choose the option you like, and follow the prompts to add your music.
Step 6: Once finished, tap the share button on the upper right corner. You can choose to share it directly to Instagram, or you can save it into Photos in your device, then upload it from Instagram app.
2. How to Add Music to Instagram Video Post Using Quik by GoPro
Download and install Quick from the App Store in your iOS device (or Google Play in your Android device).
This app is also available on desktop. But we will introduce the steps for mobile apps as the Instagram videos are for mobile apps.
Launch the program, and tap Create A New Video on the main screen. Then import all the video clips you need.
Then you will be able to add effects to your video by tapping that effect icon.
Tap the music icon at the bottom, then you can add sound to your video. You can select the inbuilt music provided by the app, or scroll from left to right and you will see My Music option, in which you can add your own music to the video.
Tap the third icon at the bottom and you can add other effects for the video, such as text, filter, layout, etc.
Once finished, tap the Blue button at the bottom right corner, and it will save your edited video.
- Launch Instagram and share your video with music.
Part 3. Bonus Tips: How to Add Music to a Video with ApowerEdit
Launch ApowerEdit in your computer.
Click Media tab on the left, and then drag and drop the video you want to add music for, and audio music that you want to use.
- Drag and drop the video file from Media to the timeline.
If the video has the background music that you don’t like, just right click the video track and click Mute or Detach, and the sound track would be removed from original video.
- Drag and drop the audio files to the audio track in the timeline area.
You can add sound effects to the audio by right clicking the audio track.
After editing, click the Export button and save your video in your computer.
1. How long is a video on Instagram?
An Instagram video can be 3 - 60 seconds long. .
2. How do you post a 5 minute video on Instagram?
To post a 5-minut video on Instagram:
- Record a video using your own camera, instead of taking video from Instagram app.
- Cut your 5-minute video into pieces, each clip with 15 seconds.
- Open Instagram, and choose your story, then select the option to add several video clips.
- Select the clips in order.
- Add a caption and location if you like, and then tap Share.
By doing so you can share the longer video in story feed.
3. How do you make an Instagram video?
There are several ways to make an Instagram video. You can make a video using your phone camera, and upload it to Instagram, or you can open Instagram app in your mobile phone, and then tap the camera icon to record a video.