How to Link Facebook to Instagram?

How to Link Facebook to Instagram?

When we are scrolling through Facebook we see posts that are shared from Instagram. As we can see it is pretty common to do so. But how do people do it? In this article, we will touch upon how to link Facebook to Instagram.

Nowadays it is possible to link your Facebook account to almost everywhere. You can even sign in with Facebook to various websites and platforms. 

As we know, Facebook bought Instagram in 2012. So it is no surprise that you can link your Facebook account to Instagram. 

Many people link their Facebook account to Instagram because it makes sharing content easier for them. With this feature, there is no need to add your content to Instagram and Facebook separately, especially if you are using both platforms commonly. 

You can link your Facebook account to Instagram easily. To do it follow the steps below:

  1. Open your Instagram app.
  2. Go to your profile page.
  3. Then tap on the three-lined button on the top right side of the page.
  4. Tap on Settings.
  5. Next, tap on the Account section from the Settings menu.
  6. When you are in the Account section, you will see the ‘Linked Accounts’ section. Tapo on it.
  7. Now you can see other social platforms that you can link to Instagram and Facebook is one of them.
  8. After you tap on Facebook, you can adjust the Facebook Options. 

In Facebook Options on Instagram, you can adjust your preferences. It is possible to decide whether to Share Your Story to Facebook and Share Your Posts to Facebook. 

You can allow or disable them by turning the switches on and off next to them. If you disable both of them, you will only be connected to Facebook as continuing as you are on Facebook.

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Why Should You Link Facebook to Instagram

Why Should You Link Facebook to Instagram?

Linking your Facebook account to Instagram comes with a lot of benefits. Especially for Professional Accounts.

By linking Facebook to Instagram, you will maintain a concurrency. It means a lot if you have a brand, also makes things easier.

If your business has a website and you are actually offering services from there, linking your Facebook account to Instagram will help you a lot. Because Facebook has more room for texts and articles. It also offers a better transition between the app and external links. 

When you link your Facebook account, admins and editors and moderators can create Instagram ads and manage the comments in the ads.

Admins, editors, and moderators also can read and answer the DMs coming from Instagram from the inbox on Facebook.

Admins and editors can share posts from Facebook to Instagram and it is possible to do the same from Instagram to Facebook as well.

They can also add Stories from Instagram to Facebook.

Maybe the best option is that admins, editors, and moderators can see the Instagram contact information of the customers and can manage them.

Admins and editors can manage the contact information of everyone who has access to the Instagram account. The updates can be seen on both accounts.

If visitors to your page request a change of contact information, you will receive an e-mail that asks you to accept the changes. 

It is possible to add a button to Instagram to get an appointment on Facebook. If your business meets the requirements, you can adjust the shopping option on Instagram. If your page is listed on the Facebook Fundraising Tools, you can add donation tags on your Instagram Stories.

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Why can’t I see my Instagram posts on Facebook?

If you have linked your accounts and still can’t see your posts, there is a problem with the connection between the two apps. The easiest solution is to turn off and turn on, just like a device. Log out from both accounts and log in again. If it does not solve the problem, try to change your Facebook password and log in with your new password. If that doesn’t help either, unlink Facebook from Instagram and link again. Lastly, delete Instagram from Facebook apps and add it again.

How do I delete a linked account on Instagram?

Go to your profile and tap on the three-lined button. Then tap on Settings and select the Account section. Then select ‘Linked Accounts’ and you can remove the link from there.

Can two Facebook accounts be linked?

There is no way to do that. However, you can switch between accounts and merge Facebook pages but you cannot link two accounts to each other.


We can see a lot of Instagram posts when we scroll through Facebook. It looks quite useful when we consider that it provides an easier sharing experience. That is why we have covered how to link Facebook to Instagram. 

We have also mentioned what kind of benefits linking your Facebook account provides, especially for Professional Accounts.

To learn more about Instagram, check our latest articles about it. If you want to learn how to create a Professional Account on Instagram, you can read our article about adding and managing accounts on Instagram.

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