It’s time to get real about the music on your playlist. The social media platform that made its name for having no filters is introducing a new feature that lets you share what you’re listening to as you’re taking your daily BeReal. However, you’ll need to subscribe to a streaming service to use the function, so if you’re ready to get ~real~ about your music tastes, here’s what you need to know about the new Spotify music-sharing feature on BeReal. I need to know.
If you think posting your Spotify wrapped results at the end of the year is revealing, just wait until the BeReal alerts go off and you’re listening to your guilty pleasure song for the third day in a row. Speciality, Which was announced on 19 April, allows you to connect your Spotify and BeReal accounts so you can finally take your BeReals to the next level, no matter how embarrassing. By linking your accounts, the song or podcast you’re listening to when the infamous “It’s Time to Burial” alert goes off is automatically shared with your unedited photos of the day. So no, you won’t be able to pick a less-scandalous song to include in your post — the whole point is be natural, after all. The audio won’t play in the app, but it will allow followers to hear a preview. A text box with the song’s title and artist will also appear below BeReal, which you can tap to listen to the song on Spotify.
The feature also appears to have been made with Apple Music in mind, as it also appears as an option under Settings, though it’s unclear if the feature will be available to subscribers of the streaming service as of April 19. available or not.
So, what do you need to do to link the two accounts, and how can you start incorporating music into your daily BeReals? Here’s how it works, so you can finally have a soundtrack to accompany your actual daily posts.
How to connect your Spotify and BeReal accounts
There are three things you can do to sync your accounts. If you want to set it up before the next BeReal Alert goes off, all you have to do is:
- update Birial App for latest version
- Open the BeReal app
- Tap the profile icon in the top right corner
- Tap the triple dot icon in the top right corner
- Select the “Audio” option under Features
- Tap the “Connect” button next to Spotify
- Log in to your Spotify account to continue
Once your app is updated, you may also see an option to “Add audio to your BeReal” on your timeline. If you do, you can skip the above steps by tapping the “Connect” button at the bottom of the pop-up, then tap “Connect” again next to Spotify.
Finally, according to Press release from SpotifyYou can connect your accounts by “Tapping the music icon that appears before you post” [your] Be natural.”
How to add music to your BeReal posts
As you pick up your BeReal, the cover art for the audio you’re listening to will appear at the bottom of the screen. If you’d like to include the song, tap the cover art to open the “Now Playing” tab, then select the “Share” option to make it visible to your friends. If you want to keep your musical tastes on the DL, you can choose to make the song visible only to you by selecting the “Private” option.
How to remove music from your BeReal posts
While it’s not clear whether or not you can delete a song after it’s already been posted, you can avoid the headache altogether by selecting the “Disabled” option so your post doesn’t include what you want. listening before hitting “send”. button.
Now that we have this new feature on BeReal, you won’t need to post a song on your IG Story in the hopes that your crush will see it anymore. Or you can try to get their attention on both platforms, which isn’t a bad idea, TBH.