In this post, I will provide a complete guide to connect the Facebook page to Instagram account and how to connect the Instagram account to Facebook page at Android and iOS application.

First, let’s understand that why we need to connect these two applications? As per my point of view, the Facebook page has become necessary for every business as well as for smartphone users.  As per a report published in statista.com, the total number of monthly active Facebook users worldwide as of 2nd quarter 2018 is 2.23 Billion. And Instagram is a favorite app for photo sharing.

Total facebook users 2018
Total facebook users 2018

Social media management is becoming tough every day since social media manager has to manage several social media profiles like facebook, twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest etc.

Sharing post of these platforms takes lots of time and efforts.

Since Facebook-owned Instagram, so it added a connection feature in both Facebook and Instagram by which any user can link both accounts.

Benefits of linking Facebook and Instagram accounts

  • The user can follow Facebook friends on Instagram
  • With the help of Instagram app user can post directly post on Facebook and Instagram (Dual-Posting.
  • You can create ads for Instagram users.
  • Edit the Instagram profile from Facebook
  • Manage Instagram comments from the Facebook page manager.

Remember only dual posting is allowed that means to post from Facebook to Instagram is not allowed.

Here we will discuss the following scenarios

  • Link Facebook Page with an Instagram account
  • Link Instagram account with Facebook Page on Android
  • Link Instagram account with Facebook Page on iPhone

Link Facebook Page with the Instagram account:  To connect Facebook page with the Instagram account you need to have Admin access of Facebook page. If you already have admin access then

  • Login into the Facebook profile and open Facebook Page
  • Click on Settings tab at top right of the page.link facebook page with instagram
  • On setting page, several options will be visible, Find Instagram option at the Left side, click on it.
  • Click on login option and log in with your Instagram details.link facebook page with instagram-2
  • It will a few seconds and you are done! Congratulations.

Now you can manage Instagram profile from Facebook.

Link Instagram account with Facebook Page on Android

  • Go to your profile and tap three dots in the top right.connect-instagram-and-facebook-accounts (1)
  • Scroll down and tap Linked Accounts, then select Facebook.
  • If you haven’t already, enter your Facebook login information.
  • By default, your Instagram account will link to your personal Facebook Timeline. To link to a Page instead, tap Facebook again and choose a Page that you manage below Share to.

Link Instagram account with Facebook Page on iPhone

  • Go to your profile and tap three dots in the top right.
  • Scroll down and tap Linked Accounts, then select Facebook.
  • If you haven’t already, enter your Facebook login information.
  • By default, your Instagram account will link to your personal Facebook Timeline. To link to a Page instead, tap Facebook again, then tap Share to and choose a Page that you manage.

If you’ve already linked Facebook on your phone or tablet and need to switch accounts, you can unlink your Facebook account from Instagram.