Quick Tips to Add Apple Music to Instagram

Updated by Adam Gorden on Jan 26, 2022 3:55 PM

Instagram, as one of the most popular social media, was launched as a photo and video oriented sharing platform. Since May 1, 2018, users are allowed to upload Spotify songs and share them on Instagram Story, which provides a useful way to share music with your friends and followers.

Finally, Apple Music is following up. In iOS 13.5.1 and later, users can share Apple Music on Instagram Story easily. But it doesn't mean you can use Apple Music on Instagram directly. It is just a link to jump to your Apple Music app to play the song. So, if you want to add Apple Music to Instagram, just follow us. This article will show you how to play Apple Music on Instagram.

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Part 1. How to Share Apple Music to Instagram Story
Part 2. How to Add Apple Music to Instagram Story

How to Share Apple Music to Instagram Story

Now you can share Apple Music you like to Instagram Story within simple steps. Here's an example of sharing Apple Music to Instagram on iPhone.

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1) Launch the Apple Music app and go to the playing page of the song you want.

2) Click the three-dot icon and choose Share.

3) Swipe left to find Instagram and click it. If you don't see Instagram on the list, you can tap the More icon to edit the list.

Then it will create a Story at once and jump to the Instagram app. The album cover of the Apple Music song will be shown as a sticker, so you can edit the size and location of it. When people click the album cover, their phone will jump to the Apple Music app to play the song.

How to Add Apple Music to Instagram Story

Now you may know how to share Apple Music on Instagram Story. But the Apple Music still can't be played directly on Instagram due to the restriction of Apple Music. Similar to other streaming services, Apple Music is in an encrypted M4P format which is not recognized by other applications. However, you can bypass this restriction by converting Apple Music to a universal format, such as MP3. Then you can use the converted Apple Music on Instagram as background music. To finish the conversion, you will need the help of a third-party tool.

ViWizard Audio Converter covers a catalog of useful features and services to convert all protected iTunes, Apple Music songs, and audiobooks into MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, and other common formats. Besides, it also supports converting any type of music format including not so widely supported formats into popular ones. Mounted with a specially designed engine, the converting speed of the could be accelerated up to 30X faster with high output quality retained, and with no quality loss in the case of audible AA or AAX audiobooks.

Its customization features cater to all your needs from changing the volume, speed, and pitch to the setting codec, output channel, sample rate, and bit rate. You can even split your "overweight" audios into smaller pieces either by time, segment or chapter. So with ViWizard Audio Converter, you'll be able to remove the protection of the songs from Apple and apply them anywhere you want.

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  • Convert Apple Music to MP3, AAC, WAV and others for Google Home
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2.1 Tutorial: How to Convert and Download Apple Music for Adding to Instagram

To add Apple Music to Instagram, the first step is to convert Apple Music to MP3. Let's see how to use ViWizard Audio Converter to finish the conversion. Before we start, you can click the link above to download the ViWizard Audio Converter on your Mac/Windows computer.

Step 1Add Apple Music Songs to ViWizard

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Launch ViWizard Apple Music Converter and click the Load in Library button at the top center to load the Apple Music from the iTunes library folder from computer to ViWizard. You are also allowed to import the files by drag-and-drop.

Step 2Customize Output Settings of Apple Music Tracks

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After all the songs are loaded completely to ViWizard, go to Format panel, then in the popup window, you can choose the output format as MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, etc. as you like. You can also select the format settings including codec, channel, sample rate, bit rate according to your needs. Click the OK button to save the change.

Step 3Remove DRM and Convert Apple Music to MP3

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Click Convert button to let ViWizard Apple Music Converter start converting the M4P songs to MP3 format at up to 30X faster speed. Once the conversion finished, you'll locate the well converted Apple Music songs by clicking Converted icon.

3.2 Merge Converted Apple Music Songs with Instagram Post

In order to share Apple Music on Instagram Story or post it, you'll have to integrate converted songs with the video you want to share. That's when TunesKit AceMovi Video Editor comes in handy to help you embed song in video seamlessly.


TunesKit AceMovi Video Editor is designed to edit videos. It's a comprehensive video editor including cutting, recording, rotating and other features. It also provides abundant video editing features like video effects, transitons, stickers, background music and more.


In this article, you can learn about sharing Apple Music to Instagram Story and how to add Apple Music to the Instagram Story. It is not a rocky science to use Apple Music on other apps. With the aid of ViWizard Audio Converter, the encrypted Apple Music can be converted to an open format within a few steps. If you want to know more about the converter, just click the link below.

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