Link and Unlink Instagram to Facebook – presently, 6 out of every 10 people are on different social media platforms. Most times it takes us about two or three social media accounts to satisfy our desire for online presence.
Today, Facebook is the world biggest social networking platform in the world. It still has some other platform like Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger under it.
But I here to show you how to connect your Instagram and Facebook app together. Yh, you can actually do that. Here’s how to link and unlink your Instagram and Facebook accounts.
How to Link Your Instagram and Facebook Accounts
Linking both platforms together means you can share your data across both apps. It can be fun to link your Facebook and Instagram accounts together and post the same photo on both accounts. Double the platforms, double the likes and exposure.
⦁ Sign it to your Instagram account, and click on your profile.
⦁ Tap the three horizontal lines on the top right corner.
⦁ Tap Settings.
⦁ Click on Account.
⦁ Scroll down and select Sharing to other apps.
⦁ A list of apps which you can select and link your Instagram account will appear. Click on Facebook.
⦁ Input your Facebook login info.
As a brand owner you should try this method. It increases engagement between you and your network of friends.
Unlink Your Instagram Account From Facebook
Notice your presence on these social media is affecting you? you can also unlike both accounts and get back your privacy.
It’s a little bit different but to unlike your Instagram from Facebook, you will need to go on Accounts Center. Here’s how to do it.
⦁ On your Instagram homepage, go to your profile by tapping the icon at the bottom right screen.
⦁ Once you are on your profile, tap the three horizontal lines on the top right corner.
⦁ Tap Settings.
⦁ Scroll down and select Accounts Center in blue fonts.
⦁ You will see the accounts and profiles that are linked to one another above Manage Connected Experiences. Tap on the profiles.
⦁ Select the Facebook profile, then select Remove from Accounts Center in red fonts.
How sharing Posts On Instagram and Facebook Works
Like I said earlier , you can share data from Facebook to Instagram and vice versa. Linking both accounts together lets you share post. However, you can only do that if your run a business page on Instagram.
If you own business account and would like cross-post onto Instagram, first, you’ll need to connect your business page to your Instagram business account.
This can be done through desktop. Just follow the steps below to get it done:
⦁ Log onto your business page on Facebook.
⦁ Head to Settings at the bottom left corner.
⦁ Scroll down and select Instagram.
⦁ Select Connect Account.
Instagram will request your login information for your Instagram business page. Once you’re done with that, both accounts will be to one another. There on, you can try cross-posting from Facebook with your business to confirm.
⦁ Create a new post.
⦁ Before you publish it, the new Instagram option under News Feed will appear.
⦁ Tick the option.
⦁ Next, click Share Now.
Note: there are limitations to this feature. First, you can only cross-post onto Instagram if your post contains an image. If your post is all about text alone, you will not see the option to share it onto Instagram.
Next, this function only works for brand new posts, which means that you won’t be able to re-share an old post from your business page onto Instagram.
Doing the reverse and sharing an Instagram business post onto your Facebook business page follows is the same process.
Here’s what you’ll do:
⦁ On your Instagram business homepage, go to your profile by tapping the icon at the bottom right screen.
⦁ Click Settings.
⦁ Select Account.
⦁ Locate the Sharing to other apps icon and click on it.
⦁ Select Facebook.
Your Instagram account will be linked with your personal Facebook account by default. Now, every time before posting, make sure you select Share To and pick the page you manage.
Facebook and Instagram Easy Link Up
Linking your Instagram and Facebook accounts is a great way to increase your social media presence on both platforms.
For growing businesses, this method is a good way for you to reach out to audience more effectively. Why not try linking it to Instagram and see if you’ll gain more exposure online?
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