Can’t Add Music To My Facebook Profile – Why & Fixes

Your Quick Answer:

If you can’t add music to your Facebook profile or story then there are different reasons, either your Facebook app is not functioning or you are trying from a device that does not support that feature.

Although, there is Facebook support where you can let them know the bug if that is only on your account, and the Facebook team will soon resolve the issue.

If you are trying from your PC then you might be missing a lot more features that are available on the Facebook app or Facebook lite which means you could not do many more things on Facebook for desktop.

To fix if you can’t add music to your Facebook profile then, first of all, you have to go to the play store and update your Facebook app if the latest version is available.

However, you can also clear the cache of your Facebook app and then restart the app again.

If you can’t add music to your Facebook story then you have to switch to your mobile device and open the Facebook app and then tap on the ‘Create story‘ option and then upload any music by tapping on the ‘Music‘ option.

If you want to add music directly from your PC then follow the guide to add music to your Facebook Profile.

There are some simple steps if you want to auto-play songs on your Facebook profile.

Why can’t I add music to my Facebook profile:

You may have the following reasons:

1. Using an older version

You can only add music to your profile if you have updated the app. The older version of Facebook does not have the adding music option, so you need to upgrade the app to add music.

Using an older version

2. Can’t Find the Music To Add

You will not be able to add music that is not available on Facebook; you can use only the music that Facebook has in its library.

Click on Music

3. Music is Too Long

If the music you are trying to add is too long or the size is too large, then you can not add it to your profile.

You have to reduce the size of the music or trim it then you can add it to your posts.

Apps for Music Optimization for Facebook Profile:

You can try the following tools:

1. Audio Editor – Audio Cutter

⭐️ Features of Audio Editor – Audio Cutter:

◘ It is a free, convenient tool that you can use to cut and edit songs.

◘ You can cut the music as many times as you want and mix them.

◘ It supports converting videos to audio format and changing the audio formats.

◘ You can change the audio speed and customize the sound tag with this app.

🔗 Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.eco.audioeditor.musiceditor

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: First, download the app from the Play Store, agree to its terms and conditions and start using it.

Audio Editor - Audio Cutter

Step 2: Use the cut audio tool to extract a part of the song and any video editing tool to convert the audio file into a video format.

Use the cut audio tool

Step 3: You can post it on your account because Facebook does not allow you to directly upload your device audio on your profile.

your account because Facebook

2. Mp3 Cutter (iOS)

⭐️ Features of Mp3 Cutter:

◘ You can find all music and audio files stored in your phone memory and sd cards and edit them.

◘ You can trim or remove parts from audio clips using an optional touch interface.

◘ It helps you to record live audio and music for editing and to save them as ringtones, alarms, notifications, or a new song to listen to.

🔗 Link: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mp3-cutter-m4a-music-cutter/id1455601338

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open the App Store, download the MP3 cutter app launch it and allow the permissions if prompted.

Mp3 Cutter (iOS)

Step 2: Go to the Music Cutter section, cut the music as you like, and add it to the video using any editing tools.

 Go to the Music Cutter

Step 3: As you can not upload music directly to Facebook, it will be better if you add it to a video file and post the video on your profile.

 upload music directly

Fix Facebook Music Story Not Showing:

If you want to fix the music uploading issue to your story,

Step 1: Then firstly, if you’re on PC just switch to Mobile.

Step 2: Next, open the Facebook app on your mobile.

Step 3: On the top section, tap on “Create story”.

tap on the “Create story app

Step 4: This will open a few blocks, just tap on the ‘Music’ option.

just tap on the 'Music' option

Now upload your music from your device.

If you’re having issues then you can just uninstall Facebook App and then reinstall it again.

How to Fix – Can’t Add Music to Facebook Profile:

Facebook provides its users with a feature that allows them to add music to their profiles.

But if you’re one of them facing issues with not having the option “Music” then we are here to provide you with the techniques or methods that you can perform to have that option.

You can perform either of these techniques and see which of these is helping you to get the “Music” option in your Facebook profile.

1. Clear Facebook Cache

Clearing the Facebook cache can help you with getting the “Music” option to your profile. It just requires you to perform some simple steps and it will be done. The cache is often a cause of Facebook misbehaving.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: First, it requires you to open the “Settings” application on your phone.

Step 2: Then scroll down and head on to the option “Apps & notifications”. Clicking on it will lead to the next page where you’ll find the option of “App info ” as the first option on the page. Click on it to continue with this method.

apps & notifications

Step 3: After you get into the “App info ” page, you will find all your system applications arranged in some sort of way. From the list of applications find “Facebook” and click on it.

get into the App Info  facebook page
applications-find-Facebook

Step 4: Clicking on the Facebook option will take you to the next page. There you’ll find the option “Storage” or “Internal storage”. Clicking on it you’ll find the option CLEAR CACHE. Click and select it and your work will be done.

 you’ll find the option clear cache

Now you can check if after clearing the Facebook cache you have got the “Music” option to your profile. If it has not worked you can try the next method.

2. Updating the Facebook App

If you’re not getting the music option then there are some chances that you are not using the updated version of the Facebook application. You can update the application from the Google Play store if you’re using an android phone. The simple steps below will help you with the step-by-step guidance.

Step 1: Open the Google Play Store application on your device.

Step 2: On the home page itself just at the top center position, you’ll find a search box.

Search-for-the-Facebook-app

Step 3: Tap on it and write “Facebook” then search for the application. Play store will display to you the Facebook application.

Tap on it and write “Facebook”

Step 4: If your application is not updated, you’ll find the option “Update” on the right side of the displayed Facebook application. Clicking on it will update the app.

you’ll find the option Update

Step 5: When the application gets updated to the latest version, you’ll find the “Open” option in the same place where you had seen the “Update” option some minutes ago. Click on it and check if you find the “Music” option after updating the application.

Still haven’t got the option of “Music” in your profile…? Try the next the following method.

3. Go to m.facebook.com from PC

Here is another method that you can apply and see if it helps you in getting the music option in your Facebook profile. You can log in to your account from your desktop or laptop and check if you can add music to your Facebook profile from there.

For a step-by-step guide, you can look up the following points below:

Step 1: First of all, open m.facebook.com from your chrome browser.

Step 2: n the first box of the login page, you need to provide your email or phone number that is linked to your Facebook account. In the second box, fill it up with your account’s password and click on the blue login button below the box to get into your account.

log-in-to-your-Facebook-account-for-pc

Step 3: After getting into your account, in the top section, you’ll find your profile icon with your name on its side. Click on it to get to your profile page.

your-profile-photo-seen

Step 4: Scroll down below to find the option “Music” which you’ll get below the options of live videos, photos /videos, and live events. Click on it to add music.

Click-on-the-Music-option-on-pc
click-on-the-plus-icon-

That’s all.

4. Uninstall and Re-install the Facebook App

This is a method that you can try to get the “Music” option to your Facebook account. You can perform both the actions of uninstalling and reinstalling Facebook in the Google Play store itself.

Follow the steps below to re-install Facebook:

Step 1: Open the Play Store on your device.

Step 2: Search for the Facebook app in the search box.

Search for the Facebook app

Step 3: When the result is displayed click on the name of the application or on the logo to get to the next page.

Tap-on-it-and-write-Facebook

Step 4: On this page, you’ll find two options – uninstall and open. Click on uninstall to uninstall the app from your device.

Click on uninstall on facebook

Step 5: Now for reinstalling the application, you will find the option “install” appearing immediately in place of “open” after you have uninstalled the application. Click on it to install the Facebook application again.

you will find the option install

Step 6: After the completion of the installation process, click on “open” to use the application.

Step 7: Now you will find the application is asking you to login into your account.

Step 8: Login by filling up the boxes with the right phone no. Or email address with the correct password.

email address and with the correct password

After a successful login session, you need to check if you have got the music option on Facebook. If still, you haven’t got the “Music” option there might be a bug that needs to be reported.

5. Let Facebook Know about this Bug

If all the above options have not shown any positive result in getting you the “Music” option to your Facebook profile then it’s time we inform Facebook about the problem. You need to use the “Report a problem” feature that you will get in the “Settings” section of Facebook.

Follow the steps below to get to the report section:

Step 1: After opening the Facebook application on your device, you need to click on the three-line symbol which you’ll find at the top right side of the page.

click on the three-line symbol

Step 2: On the new page, you’ll find the option “Help and support” after scrolling down. Tapping on it will provide you with other sub-options.

you’ll find the option Help and support

Step 3: From those sub-options choose the option “Report a problem”.

choose the option “Report a problem

Step 4: On the new page, they will provide you with two choices. Choose the second one “Something went wrong”.

Step 5: Fill up the form flashing on your screen. Choose a category of your problem.

Step 6: Describe the problem on the following page and you can also attach a screenshot of your missing option. Then report it by clicking “Submit”.

Your problem will be solved after reporting it to Facebook.

That’s all.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. How do I add music to my Facebook story with multiple pictures?

To add music to your Facebook story with multiple pictures, open your Facebook account, click on the Create Story option, then tap Select Multiple.

You can choose a maximum of 5 images to create a collage. After selecting the photos, click on the Photo Collage option from the bottom right; it will make a collage for you; then, choose the music you want and post it.

2. How to add music to Facebook videos without copyright?

To add music to Facebook videos without copyright, use the Facebook library, where you will get a lot of music from aspiring singers.

Also, you can use it on your posts by contacting the owner and getting a license from him.

3. What to do if the Facebook story music option is missing?

The Facebook story option can be missing if you have a bad network connection or the app glitches. Changing your network may solve the issue if the option is missing for network issues. If the app is under maintenance, you must wait until they solve the glitch.

Also Read:

Leave a Comment