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Why Instagram Music Isn’t Available For Some Accounts

By Pranab Sen

Key Points:

» If Instagram music is not available then that could be due to Instagram just disabling the feature for your account or the bug appeared for some accounts that Instagram is not aware of from their millions of users.
» If you are getting errors like not being available in your region then you are not from those selected countries where Instagram allows the music feature.

Instagram Music is not available fixed

Why Instagram Music Isn’t Available For Some Accounts:

There are some following reasons why Instagram music is not available for some accounts:

1. Due to the Instagram Bug

This could happen due to copyright issues, poor internet connection, or some error on the app.

People who use business accounts are unable to use this music feature properly.

An outdated version of the app also affects this feature.

When the user’s account is blocked by Instagram then music is not available to put on your stories.

⦿ Quick TIP: You can change your Profile from Personal to business or business to personal whichever you’re having right now and this issue will get resolved within a day or two.

2. Not available in your Region

Adding music to your stories is one of the easy ways to make your videos more interesting and emotional. But, some accounts don’t have this feature.

Why?… This is because some countries don’t have this feature due to copyright issues.

instagram music not available in your region

Only some countries can enjoy this feature, the feature is yet to be launched in your country, that’s why it is not available in your country.

Instagram music grabs permission from record labels and due to this, the feature is made available only in a few countries. 

3. Limit of Music

Is your account a business account? If yes, then due to some copyright issues and policies of Instagram, music is not available for branded content and ads.

Also due to the licensing agreement a limit has been set up to adding music to your live videos.

As many users use the music of others without permission, the limit of music is adjusted by Instagram for your account.

How To Fix Instagram Music Is Not Available:

If your account is not showing music features, various solutions are there to combat this problem.

Let’s have a look at how to fix the music feature disappearance issue on your Instagram account.

There are several solutions broken down into two types, basic methods and others are advanced methods.

1. Use VPN

By the use of a VPN, you can make features of Instagram music available on your account if that was blocked in your region.

If you use the VPN system on an Android or iPhone device, it will allow you to hide your original IP address and you can use another country’s IP address where the Instagram music feature is available.

Search for the best VPN system and grab one that is free to use.

2. Switch to Other Account Type

If you’re using a business account then switching to a personal account can make the Instagram music feature available.

Let’s know how to switch back:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: First, head toward Instagram settings.

towards Instagram settings

Step 2: Click on the account tab.

Click on the account tab

Step 3: Select the icon “Switch to a personal account“.

Select the icon
Switch to a personal account

If the issue is due to a bug in your account type then this might solve the issue, although the solution may not be instant as this could take time.

3. Reinstall the App

You can fix the error by reinstalling the app. The steps for reinstalling the app are simple.

  • Head towards the Google Play store for the reinstallation.
  • Then install the app in the usual way.

This method will help in clearing errors on the app and allow you to add music to your stories.

4. Contact Instagram support

This is an excellent solution that has the highest success rate and people are using it to get the music feature back within a few hours.

All you’ve to do is just take a screenshot of that error or disappearing music feature on stickers and send it to support by explaining the issue.

In order to contact Instagram to let them know about the issue,

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: First, head toward your Instagram profile option.

Step 2: Then click the Settings tab and go to the help desk.

 and go to the help desk

Step 3: Select the ‘Report a problem‘ option.

Select the 'Report a problem' option

Step 4: Now, add the screenshot and explain the issue and tap the ‘Submit‘ button on top.

explain the issue and tap the 'Submit' button

That’s all to solve the issue from the Instagram end which happens very soon.

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Pranab Sen is founder and author of Techniquehow.com. He is a full-time blogger, everything that gets published is from Pranab's hand. He likes to be a 'social media geek' since 2011 to understand the problems of readers more deeply and giving the solution through his writing.

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