Do you love what you share on your Instagram stories, but the fact that you can only view it for 24 hours saddens you? Don’t worry, as there are multiple ways to save Instagram stories with music in your phone gallery.
In this guide, I will explain how to save Instagram story with music in gallery. Using these methods, you can save your own stories and stories from people you follow.
Instagram stories have been in trend for a long time now, and more than the posts, numerous Instagram users get to know each other through the stories.
But more than being a way to engage with other users, they are a great source of keeping a record of your favorite moments from the past.
So, let’s see how we can save our memories to our phone gallery or computer drive.
Save someone else’s story
If you want to save someone else’s Instagram story and music in your gallery, you can use online downloader tools. Using this method, you can easily download and save Instagram stories of all the public Instagram accounts. However, this method doesn’t work for private profiles.
There are multiple online tools, and apps that can help you save Instagram stories, YouTube videos, and other such video content in your phone gallery in a few simple steps.
SaveFrom is one such free online tool. Here is what you need to do for this method to work:
First up, open the Chrome browser on your phone. In the URL bar at the top, type savefrom or head to www.savefrom.net.
2. Type the Instagram User Name In the Search Bar
In the search bar on the page, put in the Instagram username you want to download the story of. Select the “Green Arrow” icon on the screen and wait till the story appears as a preview on the screen.
3. Select the “Download” Option
Hit the “Download” option to finally download and save the desired Instagram story on your device.
Save your own Instagram stories
Using the Instagram app, you can also save your Instagram stories with music in your phone gallery. Here are the steps you need to follow for this:
1. Go to “Your Story” on Instagram
Navigate to the Instagram app on your device and hit the “Your Story” button at the upper-left corner of the screen.
2. Head To the “More” Tab
While you are on your Instagram Story, tap and select the “three-dot” or “More” option from the bottom right corner.
3. Save the Story to Your Device
From the pop-up menu appearing on the screen, select “Save” to download and save your Instagram story with music in your phone gallery.
Use Screen Recording Feature
If you don’t want to use any online tool to save an Instagram story with music in your phone gallery, you can use the screen recorder feature on your mobile.
Using the screen recorder feature that comes by default in most phones, you can record any video playing on your device, and it will automatically get saved in the gallery.
Following are the steps you can follow to get this done.
1. Locate “Screen Recorder” on Your Phone
Swipe down from the top of your phone to reach the “Control Centre.” Locate the screen recorder icon. You might need to swipe right to find it. Tap the screen recorder app, and a small icon will appear on your screen.
2. Open the Instagram Story
Now, navigate to the Instagram App on your device. Select “Your Story” at the top to open your Instagram story or reach the story you want to save to your device.
3. Tap the “Recorder” Icon
Once you are on the Instagram Story that you want to save, tap the “Recorder” icon that previously appeared on the phone’s screen. After a countdown of 3, the recording will start.
4. Stop the “Recorder” to Save the Story
When the recorder has successfully recorded the complete story, tap the icon on the screen again to stop the recording. Your Instagram Story will successfully get saved in your phone gallery along with the music.
Save Instagram Story Within the App
The 3 methods explained above will help you save your Instagram Story with music in your phone gallery. However, if you don’t want your Instagram stories to take up a significant portion of your phone storage, you can save them within the Instagram app.
Keep reading to find out 2 step-by-step methods you can use to save your Instagram Story with music within your Instagram app.
Method #1: Using the Archive Feature
The Archive feature on Instagram allows you to view past stories you have posted. If this feature is enabled on your app, you can easily access all the previous stories as they go straight into the archive folder.
Here are the steps you are required to follow for this:
1. Go To Your Profile
Open the Instagram app on your mobile and select the “Profile” icon at the bottom to reach your Instagram profile.
2. Head to Settings
Once on the main profile page, tap the “three-lines” icon at the upper-right corner. Select “Settings” from the pop-up menu at the bottom.
3. Go to Privacy Settings
In the Settings tab, choose “Privacy” and tap the “Story” option.
4. Enable Archive
Once you are in the privacy settings of your Instagram Story, scroll down to reach the “Saving” section. Tap the toggle for “Save story to archive” to enable the Archive feature on your Instagram app.
Note: If you want to save all your stories directly to your Phone gallery, you can tap the toggle for “Save story to Camera Roll” to perform this task.
Now that you have enabled the Archive feature on your Instagram app, you can see your stories anytime by tapping the “+” icon under the “Story Highlights” section.
Method #2: Using Instagram Highlights
The Highlights feature of Instagram is pretty efficient for users who want to keep a record of all their memories in separate tabs. Unlike previous times when you had to scroll through your feed to find the pictures from your past you want to see, the Highlights feature allows you to view your memories with a single tap.
Here is how you can save your Instagram stories to Highlights and view them later.
1. Go to Highlight
Head to the Instagram app on your phone and select the “Your Story” option at the top of the screen. Choose the “Highlight” option right next to the “More” button in the bottom right corner.
2. Create & Name the Highlight
Give a name to your Highlight, or select any other name you have given to a highlight before. Select the “Add” option to create the Highlight.
3. Locate the Saved Highlight
Head to your Instagram Profile page and find the recently created Highlight under your Profile bio section. Tap the Highlight to watch your story again.
Your Instagram Story is successfully added to the newly created Highlight, and you can watch it whenever you want.
Conclusion – Save Instagram Story With Music In Gallery
In this guide, we have included numerous simple methods you can use to save your Instagram story with music in your phone gallery. We have also listed some methods for you to save your stories within the app and rewatch them whenever you want.
Hopefully, one of these methods will work for you, and you no longer have to worry about the limited time span of your Instagram story’s visibility.
Thanks for reading till the end!