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How to Add Music to Facebook Post [2022]


Now you can add music to a Facebook post, photos, or videos from your smartphone gallery. If you don’t know how to do it, then we will guide you on how to add music to Facebook posts in detail. Today’s tutorial is all about it.

You need to Create a post and Facebook will give you add a music option itself.

Quick Guide:

1.  Create a post and select a photo or video 

2.  Tap on “Edit”, tap on “Music”, and select a song 

3.  At the last, tap on “Post” to post the photo or video 

How to Add Music to Facebook Post

Just 5 to 6 steps and your Facebook post with music is ready to go. We are writing down the steps below.


Total Time: 2 minutes

Create a post on Facebook

Add music Facebook post

The first step is to create a post on Facebook which is compulsory even before the music.

After creating a post, you’ll be able to add music to it.

Open the Facebook app and log in to your account.

Once you’re on the FB app, tap on “What’s on your mind”.

This will allow you to create a Facebook post.

Select Media from Gallery

you’ll land on the “Create post” page after you’ve tapped on “What’s on your mind”.

On the page, you’ll see multiple options like “Photo/video”, “Tag people”, “Feeling/Activity”, and more.

Before you can add music, you need to select a media either photo or video.

Tap on “Photo/video” and your phone gallery will open.

Video Editing

After you’ve tapped on “Photo/video”, your smartphone gallery will open.

Make sure that you give Facebook access to the media files, If haven’t allowed Facebook to access your photos, you can’t upload them.

Navigate to Settings > Facebook > Photos > All Photos.

Select a photo or video that you want to add music to.

Once you’ve selected it, you’ll see an “Edit” button.

Tap on “Edit” to start editing the photo.

Tap on the “Music” icon

After you’ve tapped on “Edit”, the photo editing page will open.

Now, you’ll be able to edit the photo.

You can add music, crop the photo, add stickers, and more.

To start adding music to your Facebook post, tap on the “Music” icon at the top of the page.

Select a song

Add music Facebook post

You’ll be able to see a list of music on Facebook.

The list of music is recommended by Facebook to you not your phone’s gallery.

You can search for the music that you want to add to your Facebook post and select it.

You can also search for the artist of the song or select one of the listed categories.

You add one of the recommended music by Facebook.

Tap on “See All” to expand the list of the recommended music.

You want to add “Starboy” by The Weekend.

If so, tap on “Starboy” to add the song to your post.

Post on FB

By default, the lyrics of the song will appear on the photo or video as a sticker.

You can edit the stickers as well by tapping on them.

When you tap on the sticker, you will be able to change the type of it.

Once you’re happy with how the music sticker looks, tap on “Done” to save your changes.

Now, you’ll be able to preview your Facebook post.

Music added to a photo will be 13 seconds long at maximum.

In the end, tap on “Post” and your Facebook Post with music is ready to go online.

Bottom Line: Add Music to Facebook Post

This was the tutorial about adding Music to Facebook posts. This feature is not available for many of the regions and phone models and Android versions.

I didn’t get the Music option on Facebook on Note 10 Pro but my colleague using Pixel got it a week ago. So, if u didn’t get the Music to Facebook post option, you have to keep patience. Keep visiting itsdailytech.com for more tips and tricks.

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