How to Remove a Song from Instagram Post?

How to Remove a Song from Instagram Post?

Imagine you upload an Instagram post in a hurry with a catchy song by mistake. Trust me, it’s the most embarrassing situation ever. If you don’t want to be in such a situation, you should know how to remove a song from Instagram post. So that if you ever face this situation you can solve it without having any problems.

Like other social media platforms, Instagram doesn’t leave a single moment to surprise us with its new unique updates. Posting pictures by adding songs is one of the best updates on Instagram that makes the post look attractive. However, we have to be very careful while choosing the song because the wrong selection of a song makes you look funny. If in case, you want to change the song, you can try removing it from your post.

To know in detail, how to remove a song from Instagram post you have to be with me till the end of the article as I am not spilling the beans here.

How to Remove a Song From Instagram Post After Posting?

How to Remove a Song from Instagram Post?

If you are bored of hearing the same song on your Instagram post or have uploaded the wrong song and now want to remove it. In that case, you have to know that it is not possible to remove a song but you can try different things to get your problem solved.

You can either delete your post and repost it without a song or turn the volume off of the post. So that you won’t be able to hear that unwanted song again and again. For this, you just have to follow the below-mentioned steps and you won’t hear your post sound. These are as follows:

Step 1: Open Your Instagram App

Look for the Instagram app on your Android/iOS device, and open the app. Now enter your IG username and password to get log in to your account. Once you are in your account, you will find different sections such as the reel section, search section, etc at the bottom of the screen.

Step 2: Navigate To Your Profile

Now tap on the profile button at the bottom right corner of the page and you will be directed to your profile where you find all your reels and posts. Remember, you can see the drafted posts and reels on the page too.

Step 3: Choose The Post

Once you navigate to your profile, you have to scroll through your posts section and choose the post that song you prefer to remove. Here, you can choose any post that song you want to remove. There may be several reasons for removing the song such as your friends are bullying you or someone has pointed out about your wrong selection of songs.

Step 4: Open The Post

Now, open the chosen post by tapping on it and here you will find the number of options. From there, you can check by clicking on three horizontal lines if there is any option to remove the song. If you are using the GB version of the app, then you might get the option to remove the song. However, if you are a normal Instagram user, you won’t be able to do it. So came back to the post.

Step 5: Tap On Volume Button

This is the last step that requires your bare minimum effort. When you open the post, you will find the volume icon on the right side of your post. You just have to tap on the volume button to make it turn off. Once you do it, you won’t be able to hear the sound of the post. 

This is the temporary solution to your problem, if you want a permanent solution you can wait for a new update on Instagram. As there might be chances that Instagram can introduce the feature ‘Remove a song from Instagram post ’ sometime in the future. Till then, you can use this hack to avoid listening song of the post.

Wrapping Up

So as we reached the end of the article,  I hope you know how to remove a song from Instagram post. As of now, there is no official solution to fix the issue, but as soon as there is any official update we will surely let you know. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. How to remove a song from Instagram post after posting?

Ans. Go to Instagram>Tap on your Profile>Select the post>Tap on the volume button to turn it off.

Q2. Can you remove a song from Instagram post after posting?

Ans. Unfortunately, Instagram doesn’t allow its users to remove a song from an IG post after posting. However, you can try different hacks if you want to listen to the music, either you can turn off the music or delete the post and repost it without the music.

Q3. How do you remove audio from the reel on the story?

Ans. Open Instagram>Go to the top-left corner>Tap on your story>Record a video or upload it from the gallery>Press the speaker icon> Mute the video.

Q4. Can I edit reel music after posting?

Ans. Yes, it is possible to edit reel music after posting. For this, you just have to follow a few steps: Launch Instagram>Navigate the reel>Tap on three dots>Select Edit Reel from option menu>Tap on music icon>Select a new song or edit previous one>Preview your edited reel.

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