How to share time-synced lyrics in the Apple Music app on your iPhone or iPad

With Apple Music, you can express yourself by sharing lyrics from a song in the Messages app. Or share lines from a song as a sticker in a Facebook or Instagram story.

How to share time-synced lyrics

  1. Open the Apple Music app.
  2. Find a song in the Apple Music catalog with time-synced lyrics, then touch and hold it.
    iPhone showing the option to share lyrics
  3. Tap Share Lyrics. If you don't see Share Lyrics, then time-synced lyrics aren't available.
  4. Tap the lines that you want to share. You can share up to 150 characters.
    iPhone showing the share sheet with two lines from a song selected.
  5. In the apps section of the share sheet, choose an app that you want to share the lyrics to:
    • Tap Messages to share the lyrics along with an audio snippet that can be played in an iMessage.*
    • Tap Facebook or Instagram to share lyrics as a sticker in a story. Don't see Facebook or Instagram? Make sure that Facebook or Instagram is installed on your device.

*Only recipients who subscribe to Apple Music can play audio snippets in the Messages app.

You can also share time-synced lyrics as a song plays

Just tap Lyrics Lyrics button, then touch and hold a line that you want to share. In the share sheet that appears, you can tap additional lines, then tap Messages, Facebook, or Instagram.

Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat might not be available in all countries and regions.

Apple Music availability might vary by country or region. Learn more about what's available in your country or region.

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