How to unlock InstaMusic from anywhere
Are you looking for information on how to unlock Instamusic in your region? This app on Instagram is an excellent music streaming service for avid users of the photo/video social networking service. That said, it's only available in a few regions — the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, France, Sweden, Germany, and Canada. If you try to access Instagram Music outside these countries, you'll get an error message saying that the music streaming service is not available in your region.
Fortunately, there's a way to get around the popular app’s geo-blocking restriction. In this article, we'll show you how to access music on Instagram by changing your IP address location through the use of a VPN (Virtual Private Network).
Let's get right to it!
What is Instagram Music?
So what is InstaMusic? Before anything else, it's well worth taking a closer look at the feature you're trying to unblock.
Simply put, the InstaMusic app is a music streaming service designed for Instagram users. The idea behind it is to create a social networking app that combines several mediums (photo, videos, and music) in one platform.
Users can create playlists, follow and like the playlists of other users, share their playlist or enjoy their favorite hits. The app gives users one more thing to talk about than just pictures and videos.
Why Can't You Use InstaMusic Everywhere?
Suppose you get an error message stating that the app isn't available in your region, what does that mean? In that case, it only means that Facebook (the parent company of Instagram) has not acquired the license to stream that music for that region.
Like all digital streaming services, Instagram needs a license to offer content to its users legally. Otherwise, their content can be taken off the Internet due to piracy and copyright violation.
How to Unblock Instagram Music with ClearVPN
As mentioned above, there's a way to get around the geo-blocking restriction so that you can use still listen to music on Instagram even if it's not normally available in your region. Read on, and we'll get into the specific steps on how to do this using a VPN.
Before we get into the steps for unblocking this music app, note that not all VPNs are alike. Some do a better job than others when it comes to getting around geoblocking restrictions. This is where ClearVPN comes in.
Now don't you worry, it's not as complicated as it sounds. All you have to do is follow a few simple steps:
- Install ClearVPN on your device (we'll take iOS as an example).
- Open the app.
- Tap to activate the Unlock Instamusic shortcut.
- Done! 😉 You can now go to your Instagram app. Restart it and share your first track with InstaMusic!
Note that ClearVPN needs to be enabled every time you wish to access the app. It's not a one-time thing, once the VPN is disabled, your connection will revert to your default region.
Top 3 FAQ about Instagram Music
Does Instagram Music have all songs?
I wouldn't say that they have everything, but the music library is relatively massive and has most songs out there. That said, whether or not they have the rights to stream said music to your region is another matter.
Can you get into trouble for using music on your Instagram posts?
Instagram has an anti-piracy feature that automatically detects when copyrighted music is being used on a post. For this reason, it is best to use music that's available in the public domain for your Instagram posts.
What music library does Instagram use?
The music app is backed by "SoundCloud" — a popular music streaming service with more than 175 million users worldwide. They partnered with Instagram in 2018, which allowed users to share links to their favorite songs via the social network's messaging app.
Over time, the partnership evolved to the point where users can now use Instamusic for their Instagram stories, create and share a playlist with other users, encourage downloads of SoundCloud's app (to listen to shared music), etc.
Let's Wrap it Up
So there you have it — everything that you need to know about unlocking access to Instagram Music no matter where you are in the world! As you may have already realized, it's not as difficult as it sounds, and all that you need is a capable VPN that lets you access the service, as though you're in a different region (where InstaMusic is accessible).