How to Connect Instagram to Facebook


This wikiHow teaches you how to link your Instagram and Facebook accounts using the Instagram app for iPhone and Android.this is good cause it helps other phones too.Once your accounts are linked, you can follow your Facebook friends on Instagram and even post directly to both Instagram and Facebook at the same time ("dual-posting") using the Instagram app. Although it is possible to dual-post Instagram pictures and videos to your Facebook account, it is not possible to post things from Facebook directly to Instagram.

Part 1
Connecting Instagram to Facebook

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If you aren't signed into your Instagram account on your device, you'll need to do so in order to access the Instagram settings.

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This is the person-shaped icon in the bottom right corner of your screen; tapping it will take you to your Instagram account.

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This is in the top-right of the profile page and will open the "Options" menu. Follow every step.[1] On Android, this icon resembles a vertical stack of three dots.

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This is under the "Settings" subheading.

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This will redirect you to a Facebook login page. Note that you can also link your Twitter, Tumblr, and Flickr accounts from this menu.

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This will log you into your Facebook account from within Instagram. You may first be asked if you would rather Log in with the Facebook app or Log in with phone and email. If you choose to log in with the app, tap Open when prompted to open the Facebook app.

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Tap the drop-down menu and select one of the following privacy options: Public Friends Friends except acquaintances Only Me Acquaintances

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If you are prompted to open Instagram, tap Open. Instagram

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You can enable dual-posting, wherein every post you make on Instagram is replicated on your Facebook page, by tapping "OK". If you don't want to allow dual-posting, tap "Not Now"; this will return you to the Instagram Options menu. You can revisit this option at any time by tapping the "Facebook" tab under the Linked Accounts menu. You can also unlink your account from Facebook by opening the Linked Accounts menu and tapping the "Unlink" option.

Part 2
Following Facebook Contacts

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In Instagram, this is the person-shaped icon in the bottom right corner of your screen; tapping it will take you to your Instagram account.

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This is in the top-right of the profile page and will open the "Options" menu.

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This should be immediately below the "Follow People" subheading. Tap "OK" if prompted. This is just in place to remind you that you've already authorized Facebook to access your Instagram account.

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You should see a page with "[X number of] Friends on Instagram" at the top of the screen. You can scroll through all of your results from here or tap on the different categories of people to follow.

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Doing so will automatically follow any unprotected account and request permission to follow any private accounts. You can also tap the "Follow All" button next to the number of friends at the top of your screen to follow every one of your Facebook friends with Instagrams.

Part 3
Dual-Posting a Photo

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To dual-post, you'll need to upload or take a photo or video.

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This will open the page to create a new post. From here you can upload a pre-existing photo or video or take a new one.

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Tap a photo or video to post in the "Library/Gallery" tab, or take a photo or video by tapping the "Photo" or "Video" tabs. You can scroll down through your entire camera roll or gallery from within Instagram.

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It's in the top-right of the screen.

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On iPhone, it's below the "Add location" section and on Android, this is below the "SHARE" subheading. Be sure to add any captions or locations you want before proceeding.

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It's in the top-right of the screen. This will submit your post to both Instagram and Facebook.