How to get lyrics on Instagram Stories

12 June 2019, 09:30

Instagram Stories Lyrics how to add
Instagram Stories Lyrics how to add. Picture: Photo by Georgia de Lotz on Unsplash/Instagram
Nicky Idika

By Nicky Idika

Instagram recently added an animated lyrics feature to Instagram stories. Now you can share your favourite lyrics of the moment with all your followers. Here is how to use the music sticker to get lyrics on your Insta stories.

How do you get lyrics on your Instagram stories? Instagram recently released an update that allows users to add animated lyrics to their stories updates within its already existing music feature in just a few easy steps. Now, you can easily share your favourite moody song lyrics or let everyone know why the chorus to your 2019 summer jam is superior.

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Here is how to get lyrics on your Instagram stories

When you open your Instagram app simply navigate to the stories section by hitting the camera icon in the upper left hand corner of your screen.

Select or capture the image or video you want to upload, then navigate to the stickers feature (the third option in the top row of icons). Once there, you should see the options like "location" "gif" and "music". Select the music sticker.

Instagram stories stickers
Instagram stories stickers. Picture: Instagram/Screenshot

Once you've chosen the music sticker, you'll be given a list of songs that are available for Instagram users to share in their Stories. Select or search for the song that you want.

Instagram Stories Music feature screenshot
Instagram Stories Music feature screenshot. Picture: Instagram/Screenshot

The lyrics should now start to appear and you can use the slider at the bottom to navigate to a specific part of the song.

You'll also have options for how you want the text to appear. If you want to change up the colour of the text, simply press the circle rainbow at the top.

Instagram Stories lyrics music feature
Instagram Stories lyrics music feature. Picture: Instagram/Screenshot

Once you're happy with what the lyrics look like in your story, hit "done" and you'll be able to have one final look before sharing to your story.

Easy, right?

What song lyrics will you be sharing to your Instagram Stories?