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How to Connect Instagram to Facebook?

Instagram and Facebook are two of the most popular social network platforms. Together, these platforms are used by billions of people every day. Even though Instagram is owned by Facebook, not many people feel the need to have both. However, those that do often wonder how to connect Instagram to Facebook.

What are the benefits of connecting Instagram to Facebook?

Linking these accounts will increase the chance of your friends and followers seeing your content. So if you are one of those people that are going for engagement, you definitely need to do this. Another reason is that it will save you some extra time from posting the same content on two platforms.

This is why connecting social networks overall is a very good choice. You can also select if you want to post your Instagram content to either Facebook profile or Page that you manage. Which is a great thing to know, considering that some of you are only interested in linking your business Instagram account, and not your private one.


An important thing to say here is that you can always select which post you want to share on Facebook and which not. Sometimes some of our posts are more for Instagram users rather than Facebook users. Also, you can have Instagram photo and video posts show up as Facebook photo and video posts, as opposed to links to the original Instagram posts. And one more important thing to mention is that you can post your Instagram stories automatically as Facebook stories.

All of these reasons why it’s good to connect Instagram to Facebook, should motivate you to do so, considering that there are more pros than cons for it.

But, how do you connect Instagram to Facebook?

The only way you can link your Instagram account to your Facebook account is via Instagram mobile app, either on iOS or Android. You can’t do it via Instagram, the web, or Facebook.

If you are ready to connect your two accounts, then:

  1. Select the profile icon from the bottom menu bar
  2. Tap the menu icon in the upper-right corner of your profile
  3. Select Settings
  4. Choose Account
  5. Select Linked Accounts
  6. Tap Facebook and enter your login details
  7. Select Connect.

In order to share your Instagram posts and stories automatically on Facebook, you need to select Start Sharing to Facebook. If you want to leave this disabled and enable it later, then choose Not Now. Choosing Not Now, will not unlink your accounts, this only means that you can manually choose which Instagram posts you want to post to Facebook.

Once you create a new Instagram post and reach the caption tab, you can choose whether or not you want to post it on Facebook.

Unlink Your Facebook Account From Instagram

In case you change your mind and you want to unlink your Facebook account from your Instagram account, go to the Facebook tab, from Settings, then Account, then Linked Accounts and choose Unlink Account.

You can also unlink it from the Instagram app. If you again change your mind and you wish to link them again, repeat the steps above at any time. Only this time, you might not have to log into Facebook again, since Instagram remembers your login details.

Can you share a twitter link on Instagram?

Tap the share icon on a public Tweet. ... Tap Instagram Stories beneath the Instagram icon. If you're signed into the Instagram app on your device, your Twitter app will close, and a new Story draft on your Instagram app will open

How do I connect my Twitter to Instagram?

Yes you can and the process is very similar to connecting it with Facebook.

How do I get the URL for my Instagram?

Open your web browser and go to Click the post you want to save and copy the link at the top of your browser.