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Three Ways to Add Spotify Music to Instagram Stories

This article explains 3 methods to add Spotify music to Instagram Story.

Nowadays, "Stories" is a quite popular feature among social media, such as Facebook, Snapchat, WhatsApp, Instagram, etc, known for staying only for a period of 24 hours and disappearing afterward.

Interested people like interesting things. It’s great fun playing Instagram stories, but wouldn't it be more exciting if we are able to add Spotify music sound to Instagram stories's background?

Add Spotify Song to Instagram Stories

In this post, we are going to introduce two ways to add music from Spotify to Instagram stories. The first method is by the Instagram app itself, the second one is by Spotify share feature, and the last is by popular third-party apps: InShot Video Editor and NoteBurner Spotify downloader.

Method 1. By Instagram

As we all know, Instagram supports to extract sounds from the smartphone. If we have a song playing on your Spotify, iTunes or YouTube music, the app will directly capture the sound. Therefore, to add Spotify music to Instagram, we can just start a song on Spotify when capturing a story. Here come the detailed steps:

Step 1: Launch Spotify, play the song you wish to add to your Instagram story, use the time bar to choose the section of the song you want to add, and then pause the song.

Step 2: Launch Instagram and tap on the camera icon at the top left of the corner.

Step 3. Now play the song on Spotify and touch & hold the shutter button to start recording.

Step 4. Tap on the "+" button at the bottom to upload your story.

Record Spotify Song with Instagram

Tips: Once you have recorded the story, the song playing on Spotify would have had been added to your Instagram post as the background music.

Method 1 is the easiest way to add Spotify track to Instagram story, but the downside of it is that Instagram will capture other sounds including noises from the surroundings as well except for the song playing on Spotify. Besides, the audio quality will be inferior to Spotify.

Method 2. By Spotify

Spotify now supports to share your music or playlist on social media platform, including Instagram currently. If you're not quite sure how to do this, just follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open the Spotify app on your phone, and choose a particular song you want to share with your Instagram story.

Step 2: Tap on the three dot behind the song, and "Share".

Step 3: Choose "Instagram" option from the list, then "Sent to" your story section.

share Spotify Song on Instagram

Method 3. By InShot Video Editor

To pursue a perfect way to set Spotify music as the background music for Instagram stories, we can first download the song from Spotify as local audio and then add it to Instagram stories with InShot Video Editor.

Nevertheless, Spotify is a streaming music service, for which we are unable to download any song from it to computer drive because of encrypted protection. In other words, we will have to use a Spotify downloader before adding Spotify to video project.

NoteBurner Spotify Music to Video Downloader is an expert in recording and converting Spotify songs to a common format - MP3, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, WAV, or ALAC at 10X faster speed with zero quality loss. After conversion, you could simply import Spotify songs to any video editor without limitation.

Now let’s explore how to get Spotify songs offline with NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter and then add Spotify titles to Instagram Story by a video editor:

1 Download, Install and Launch NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter

2Customize output settings

Click the gear button on the upper right. Here you can choose output format (MP3, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, WAV, or ALAC), output quality as well as output path.

choose output format

3 Add Music to Spotify to NoteBurner

Open the playlist or podcast you want to convert. Click button "+ Add" in the bottom right hand corner to add songs to Spotify Music Converter. Click "Save to list" can help you convert multiple playlists at the same time. After choosing all the songs you want to convert, you can click the "Task list" button to convert them.

convert spotify music

4 Download music from Spotify to local computer

Check the convert list, and click "Convert Now" to download songs. When the conversion is done, the song you select in Step 3 would have already been converted and downloaded in the protection-free format you selected in previous step. You can find them by clicking History.

convert spotify music

5 Add converted Spotify song to Instagram with InShot Video Editor

Transfer the converted song to your Andorid phone or iPhone. Open the Instagram video with InShot Video Editor and trim it to your need. Then tap on the Music icon at the toolbar and select the song you downloaded from Spotify. Finally, save the video and upload it as a story to Instagram.

Add Spotify Song to Instagram Stories by InShot Video Editor
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Five Simple Steps to Import Spotify to InShot

This page discussed how to import free music to InShot on Android or iPhone devices, and how to add Spotify music to InShot videos with only five steps. Learn More →

Final Words

So that's all about the three methods to import Spotify songs to Instagram Story. If you want to share Spotify music on Instagram Story as background music, it's suggested to follow the Method 3 above. You won't get any noise recorded on your music, and it's pretty easy to use NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter to download songs from both Spotify Free or Premium account.

Note:The free trial version of NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter enables you to convert 3 songs each time, and keep the first 3 minutes of each song. You can buy the full version to unlock the limitation.

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