3 Best Ways To Download Instagram Reels Audio Only

Save audio from Instagram Reels to your gallery

Instagram released Reels early in 2020, allowing users to engage in fun and short videos using an extensive music catalog along with user-generated Reels media. Reels always top the “explore” feeds and always stand out from the rest of the posts on the page due to their entertaining content. 

Not only do you get to see engaging short content on Reels but also stand a chance to increase engagement among your users in a comparatively short time.

Download Instagram Reels Audio Only

Creating reels is fun but saving particular audio out of reels is not as straightforward as you may think it would be. 

However, using the workarounds mentioned below in the article, you’ll be able to download audio from Instagram Reels hassle-free.

Well, let’s explore those methods then!

1. Save Audio & Use It Directly

This is the easiest of all methods mentioned. To use a song from reels, you don’t need to download it manually to your device. You can directly save any song from Instagram Reels, here’s how:

Step 1: Open “Instagram” on your device.

Step 2: Find reels whose music you wish to download.

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

Step 4: On clicking the title name, you will reach the audio screen. 

Step 5: Next, tap on the “Save Audio” button.

The audio will be stored in a separate folder within your Instagram account.  

Step 6: To view the downloaded audio files, open your profile screen and press on the “three-bar” icon at the top of the screen.

Step 7: Now, select the “Saved” option from the menu.

Step 8: Next, click on the “Audio” folder, there you’ll find all your downloaded audio files.

2. Download Reels Audio Through Online Sites

If you want to use a Reel Song for other purposes and not probably make reels within the app itself, then relying on music extractor websites will work the best for you. 

Use these steps to download Reels Audio through an online site:

Step 1: Open Reels on your Instagram account and click on the three-dot icon.

Step 2: Select the “Copy Link” option from the menu.

Step 3: Now open https://offmp3.com/sites/instagram in the browser from your device.

Step 4: Paste the link in the said box and click on the “Download” option.

If you come across any irrelevant tabs or pop-up menu on the screen, ignore them straight away. 

3. Convert Reels Video in MP3

Well, how about converting reels video in MP3? You can do so by downloading the Reel video on your phone and extracting the audio from it using a suitable Mp3 converter app.

Step 1: Firstly, download the Instagram Reel on your phone. For this, open the Reel video and click on the Send button. 

Step 2: Now choose Add Reel to your story.

Step 3: Hit the Download button at the top of the Story screen. Doing so will have the reel video downloaded on your device. 

Step 4: On Android, install and open Video to MP3 converter app on Android. 

Step 5: Now tap on Video to Audio and choose the Reel video that you downloaded earlier.

Step 6: Select a video format and modify available options as per your requirement. 

Step 7: Now hit the Convert button. That’s it! You’ll have the Reel’s music downloaded on your phone.

Step 8: For iPhone, install the Video to MP3 app. Once installed, open and  tap on Video to Mp3 followed by Gallery.

Step 9: Select a particular Reel video and then tap on Next.

Step 10: Now select MP3 from the available options and click on the Convert button. 

Step 11: That particular song will be extracted and stored on your phone. To view it go to Files app > On my iPhone > MediaConvert.

BONUS: Rename Reels Video Extension To MP3

Android phone users can follow the most widely used trick to change the file extension for downloading the Instagram Reel audio.

Follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Start with downloading the Instagram Reel video on your phone.

Step 2: After downloading, navigate to the downloaded video in the Files by Google app on Android. If you want, you can use some other File explorer as well. 

Step 3: Press the video for a few seconds, then click on the three-dot icon next to the file and choose Rename.

Step 4: Now remove the .mp4 text and replace it with .mp3 in the provided box. 

Step 5: After this, hit Ok and you’ll have your reels audio ready.


All of the above-mentioned apps work great and you’ll have your Instagram reels audio downloaded without much effort.  So why wait anymore! Download your favorite reels audio and create some really enthusiastic content out of it. 

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