How to Save Instagram Stories with Music in the Gallery of Your Phone


Instagram has become a useful medium to make and share memories. Advertisers use this tool to create interesting campaigns, while influencers use it to create copyright-free reels. However, Instagram doesn’t allow us to save stories with the music on our phones.

Instagram stories are great because they won’t come to haunt you later in life. They automatically disappear from your profile after 24 hours. However, there are times you want to save Instagram stories with music in the gallery of your phone. Well, there are some ways in which you can do that.

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But, what are Instagram Stories?

Instagram story is a feature in which users can add either photos or videos to their profile which eventually disappears after 24 hours. The cool thing about adding stories is that you can make it even more fun by adding different types of music to the story. Instagram has a feature that allows you to add music from its music library. If you want to save your stories for longer, you can add them to ‘highlights’ to your profile. This way you can keep your stories even after 24 hours for people who want to go back and have a look at them.

How to save Instagram stories with music in the gallery

Sometimes, you may come across something appealing in someone’s story. And you want to save it. There is an option to do just that and the best thing is that you can save the stories with music. 

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There are various ways in which you can save Instagram stories with music in your gallery. Some of the tried and tested ways are:

  • Archive your stories
  • Utilize web-based apps
  • Save the stories
  • Upload the story as a post
  • Save the story manually

Archive your story

Archiving your stories is quite easy and you can manually activate this option. To doing so, go to:

‘Settings > Story Settings’ > ‘Saving’. Now, activate the option to ‘Save to Archive’.

Web-based apps

One of the easiest ways to save your Instagram stories is to use web-based apps. Some of the best apps out there to save Instagram stories are:

  • InstaStories viewer
  • Stories IG
  • Embed stories
  • Story Saver for Instagram
  • IG live

Save stories manually

To save stories manually, follow these steps:

  • Go to the story you want to save.
  • At the bottom of the story, there will be three dots. Click on the dots and tap ‘Save’.
  • Now select the option of ‘Save’, to save a particular picture or video.
  • Thereafter, click on ‘Save story’. This will enable you to save everything as a single video.
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Share story as a post

Sharing your story as a post is also a great option. All you need to do is View your active story. When you are viewing your story, you will see three dots at the bottom of the post. Click on the three dots and click on ‘Save’. Then, you can select the option of Share as a post.

Super simple tips, right? Try them out and let us know if they work!