How to link your Facebook and Instagram accounts, so you can publish Instagram posts directly to Facebook
- You can link your Facebook and Instagram accounts if you want to publish Instagram posts directly to your Facebook account.
- When you link your accounts, it will also alert your Facebook friends that you're on Instagram, which makes it easier to gain followers.
- Linking your Facebook account to Instagram is quick and easy, provided you have your Facebook login information handy, and you can just as easily unlink the accounts.
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Have you ever wondered how people share their Instagram posts to Facebook?
The secret is cross-linking your accounts - that way, when you create posts (or edit them), you can direct Instagram to share your photo or video to that other platform.Plus, linking your accounts may send a notification to your Facebook friends to the effect that you're now on Instagram. That makes it easier to gain followers from that network without having to send out a "follow-me" message.
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This is a quick and easy process, just make sure you have your Facebook login information on hand.
1. Open Instagram and toggle over to your account profile (located in the bottom toolbar).
2. Tap the three bars and select "Settings."
4. Tap "Facebook" and log into your Facebook account to confirm that you want to link your Facebook account to Instagram.
Before sharing any posts, be aware that if you have a private Instagram, anything you share to other social networks, like Facebook, will become public.
If you want to unlink your Facebook account from your Instagram, you'd go through the same general process. The only difference would come at the final step - instead of logging into Facebook, you'd tap "Unlink Account" (for iPhone) or "Unlink" (for Android.)