✎ Key Takes:
» On your Instagram business account, upload to reels by selecting trendy music from your industry peers, identifying what’s currently popular on Instagram, and creating a list of trending music for your reel videos.
» You can use music from TikTok by recording a video on the platform and extracting the audio using third-party apps, providing an alternative source for dynamic and engaging music content on your Instagram reels.
How To Add Music To Reels On Instagram Business:
Try the following methods to add music to reels on Instagram business:
1. Using TikTok
This is a pretty easy and simple method where you need to click a video with audio on TikTok and later you can use different apps to slip the audio from the video. After you extract it, you need to reuse the same audio while making Instagram reels.
Step 1: Open the TikTok application on your device.
Step 2: You need to record a video of yourself after selecting a music track and the duration of the video on TikTok.
Step 3: Next, you have to save it to your device storage.
Step 4: Then to extract the audio from the video, you can use any third-party editing tools. It’s recommended to use the Premiere Rush: iOS / Premiere Rush: Android app.
Step 5: Open the Premiere Rush app and then select the video that you want to edit. Upload it on the app to start by slipping off the audio from it.
Step 6: On the screen, you’ll be able to find an eye icon as one of the options that are turned on. You need to click on it to turn it off.
Step 7: This will block and suppress the video and you’ll be left with the audio.
Step 8: You need to save that audio to your device so that you can use that music track for Instagram reels.
You can use the audio track that you just saved by reusing and adding it to any video that you want to upload on Instagram as a reel.
2. From App Settings
You can get music for the reels of your business account by clicking on the Reel option that pops up when you click on the + sign on the Instagram profile page. It will immediately take you to the camera screen where you’ll be able to record your reel after you select a music track by clicking on the Music icon that’s displayed at the top with the other options in a verticle row.
Although it may seem like many of the Instagram accounts don’t have the Music icon or option on the camera screen to record reel, it’s actually there. The trick is to tap on the space above the timer icon where the music button is supposed to be displayed and the music page will right away appear on the screen.
The steps below have all the precise details:
Step 1: First of all, open the Instagram app on your mobile.
Step 2: On the home page, tap on the + sign that is displayed at the top section of the screen.
Step 3: You’ll be displayed with a few options. Tap on the option Reel.
Step 4: Next, you’ll be redirected to the camera screen.
Step 5: Click on the Music icon on the left side of the screen and the music page will appear. You can search for music in the search box to add it to your reel.
Step 6: If you don’t find the music icon, click on the blank space above the duration button on the left side of the screen and the music page will appear right away.
From the music page, you’ll be able to search for music and add it to reels.
How to Use Music on Your Instagram:
Other useful alternative methods to add music on Instagram:
1. Original Music
One of the other alternative ways that you can try to use music on your Instagram account is by using the Original Audio from other users who have uploaded it. On Instagram, many users upload reels using the same music track that you want to use. You need to look for the song title which is displayed along with the words Original Audio at the bottom of the screen and click on it.
These songs are mostly the popular and trending music on Instagram that others have used to upload videos. You can use that too by clicking on the song title that’s displayed along with the words Original Audio. On the following page, you’ll find the option Use Audio. You need to click on it to use it as your reel music.
2. Switch to Entrepreneur Account
You can also switch the category of your account to add music. You need to edit your profile and change its category to Entrepreneur. After you do so, it will unlock most of the music that’s available on Instagram. You can even hide your profile category from the public so that it’s not displayed to anyone.
You can switch the category of your profile by following the mentioned steps:
Step 1: Open the Instagram app on your device.
Step 2: You need to head onto your profile page by clicking on the small profile picture icon at the bottom right of the screen.
Step 3: Next, you need to click on the option Edit Profile.
Step 4: On the following page, search for Entrepreneur and then click on it to change the category of your profile, then click the option Done.
NOTE: If you want to hide it from the public, you can turn off the toggle that you’ll find next to the Display Category level.
Step 5: Next, click on Done to hide it, and then again click on Done to confirm it.