How to Download Instagram Reels Audio? [5 Methods)

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The Instagram reel is a fantastic new feature and alternates to TikTok which allows you to create, edit, or upload short-form files.

Sometimes, when you watch reels on your Instagram account, you find excellent and entertaining audio. You want to use that file later for different purposes, and this is where you will need to download Instagram reels audio.

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In this article, we have discussed the various methods for Instagram reels audio download.

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Method 1: Save the Audio from Instagram Reels

When you want to use any song in the Instagram Reel, you first think about downloading the audio file to your device. But it is not necessary to do. Instagram offers you an easy way to use music.

To do so, please follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1:First, download and install the “Instagram” app on your phone. Then, open the “Instagram” on the device.

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Step 2: Find reels whose music you need and want to use in the future for different purposes.

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Step 3: Look at the audio name or song title at the bottom of the left corner. Tap on it.

Click on name on Instagram

Step 4: Once you click on the title name, you will directly reach the audio screen. Then, tap on the “Save Audio” button.

You will have the audio in the saved folder of the Instagram account. If you want to create any reel in future, you can acces the song from there.

Instagram save audio

However, if you are making the new Reel instantly, simply click on the “Use audio” button. You will see the Reel camera screen automatically. It will show with the preloaded audio files.

Step 5: If you want to see the downloaded audio files or to use them in your Instagram Reel, open your profile screen. Then, press on the “three-bar” icon at the top of the screen.

Click on the three bar in Instagram

Step 6:Select the “Saved” option from the menu.

Go to saved option

Step 7:Click on the “Audio” folder. You will see the list of all audio files that you have downloaded. Tap on the “Play icon”. You will find the preview of the song. You can also tap on the song to open it.

Step 8:Click on the “Use Audio” option so that you can add it to the Instagram Reel.

Instagram use audio option

Step 9: You can also use a alternative option. While creating new Reels, click on the song icon to add audio files to it.

Click on music icon

Step 10:Then, press on the “Saved option” to see and add the saved music files.

Click on saved button

Method 2: Instagram Reels Audio MP3 Download Online.

Do you want to download Instagram reels audio as MP3 online? If yes, then take the help of music online extractor websites. To do so, follow the steps below:

Step 1: First of all you need to find an Instagram Reel link. To do so, open the Reel on your Instagram account and click on the three-dot icon.

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Step 2: From menu, select the “Copy Link” option

 Copy the link

Step 3: Open any video to mp3 converter in the browser from your device.

 Video to mp3 converter

Step 4:Paste the link of the Instagram Reel you copied earlier in the available box. Then, look at the pop-up menu and click on the “Download”option.If any irrelevant tabs or pop-up windows appear on the screen, ignore them.

 Enter any URL  and download it

You will receive the audio file in the File Manager app on your phone.

Method 3: Extract Audio Using Video to MP3 Converter

You can also download audio from Instagram reels by saving the Reel Video on your device. Then, extract an audio file from a dedicated video with the help of an "Instagram reel to MP3 converter". To do so, follow the steps below:

Step 1:Firstly, you have to download the “Instagram Reel” on your device. To do so, open the Reel video and click on the “Send” button.

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Step 2: Then, select the “Add Reel to your story” option.

Add Instagram reel to your story

Step 3:Now, look at the story screen and find the “Download” button at the top. Click on it.That will automatically download the Reel Video.

 Download Instagram reel

Step 4:Download any “Video to Mp3” converter app on your device and install it. Then, open it.

 Go for video to audio conversion

Step 5:Click on the “Video to Audio” option. Next, add the already downloaded Reel video. Next, select the format of the video and do modifications as per available options. Then, click on the “Convert” button. It will download the audio on your device.

 Convert video to audio

You can also trim the song that you want to download before converting it. There are various video converter apps available online.

Download the free trial version. If it works well, then you can buy it for an upgraded version.

Method 4. Change Video Extension (Android Only)

Android phone users can opt for one of the widely used and oldest tricks. It is to change the file extension to download the Instagram Reel audio. To do so, here are the steps:

Step 1: First, download the reel video on the device.

Download Instagram reel video

Step 2:After downloading, go to file explorer. Then, navigate to the downloaded video. Next, press on the three-dot icon beside the video file.

 Click on dot icon

Step 3:Now, click on the “Rename” option.

Rename the reel  file

Step 4:Remove the .mp4 text and replace the .mp4 extension with .mp3 in the pop-up box. Now, click on the “OK” button. Now, your Reel audio is ready.

Replace mp4 with mp3

Method 5. Use VN App to Add Audio to Video

Sometimes, you find the mp4 to mp3 converters too time-consuming and tiring. So, you do not want to use a video to mP3 converter app to extract the Instagram Reels audio file. No need to worry about this issue.

Now, you can use the VN app. This app will help you to directly add an audio file from a Reel video to another video. Moreover, it saves a lot of time and is relatively easy to use. To use the VN app, follow the steps mentioned below:

Instagram VN app

Step 1: Click on the “Download” button at the top of the story screen on your Instagram profile. It will automatically download the Reel Video.

Download reel video

Step 2:Download and install the “VN app” on the device.

Step 3: Open the VN app on your device. Then, add a video file on which you wish to overlay the already downloaded audio.

 Add video to overlay

Step 4: Click on the “Add music” icon. Then press the “Music” option.

Add music on reel

Step 5: Click on the small “add(+)” icon at the top of the screen.

On Instagram click plus icon

Step 6:Then, choose the “Extract from video” option.

 Tap on extract from video

Step 7: Choose the already downloaded Reel video and click on the“OK” button. You will directly reach the Music screen. You can see the extracted audio file there. Click on that extracted audio file, and it will instantly add to your video.

 Choose the reel video


Choose any of the methods above to download and save Instagram reels audio. You can easily upload this audio file in any converter or editing app on your device. Then, apply the .mp3 file in the background of the reel video.

The above five methods are effortless to follow to download Instagram reels audio mp3 online. However, if you also want to create Reels, you can check the reel editing apps first.