Instagram now allows you to recommend songs via the question sticker. Available in the app for iPhone (iOS) and Android, the feature arrived with the music sticker, and allows you to create questions for friends to answer with songs from the Instagram library. The function is ideal for people who want to receive song recommendations to listen to from friends, using the question «Which song should I listen to on Instagram?».
Followers can search for songs within the app’s collection and insert them in response. In this way, the user who performed the sharing will be able to check all the answers and create new stories mentioning each song sent. Follow the tutorial below to create musical questions and receive track recommendations with Instagram Music.
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Tutorial shows how to create musical questions to receive song recommendations on Instagram Stories – Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo
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How to create a music question in Stories
Step 1. Open Instagram and tap the camera icon. Then, make a photo or video to use in your question post;
Action to create a post on Instagram Stories to use musical questions – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 2. With the content created, tap on the sticker icon at the top of the screen and choose the «Questions» option;
Action to add the question sticker to a photo or video on Instagram Stories – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 3. At that point, select the music icon to activate the musical questions. Then, type a question and tap the «Finish» button;
Action to set a musical question on Instagram Stories – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 4. To post, touch the icon with your avatar in the bottom left corner of the screen.
Action to post a musical question on Instagram Stories – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
How to answer musical questions
Step 1. Open your friend’s story and tap the «Choose a song» button;
Action to answer a friend’s musical question through Instagram Stories – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 2. Use the search bar to search for a specific artist or song. Touch the song you want to use and use the «Submit» button to answer the question.
Action to choose a song to answer a question on Instagram Stories – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Viewing Friends’ Responses
Musical responses will be sent to notifications of interactions within the application. To access them, tap the heart icon on the bottom bar of the screen, then select the answer sent by a friend. The next screen will display all responses and music entered by friends. You can use the «Reply» button to create a new story with the answer.
Action to view answers to musical questions on Instagram Stories – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Use the tip to interact with your followers using songs in questions on Instagram Stories.
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