Instagram allows you to automatically publish your photos to your Facebook profile or page. But it is common that this integration does not work as expected. In the following tutorial, check out how to fix the connection between Instagram and Facebook to automatically share your photos on both social networks. It is worth remembering that a simple rule must be followed: only individual photos can be shared videos and publications with more than one image, in the form of a gallery, are not accepted.
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The procedure was carried out in the versions of the iPhone application (iOS), but the tips are also valid for Android users.
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Relink your accounts
The first thing to do is check if Instagram's integration with Facebook is set up correctly. If so, it may be necessary to undo the link and configure it again. Check step by step.
Step 1. Access the Instagram settings and tap on "Linked accounts". Then, tap "Facebook";
Access the settings of linked accounts Foto: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 2. Check if the option "Share your posts on Facebook is enabled". If the item is checked and your images are still not published on the social network, tap on "Unlink account" and confirm;
Unlink Facebook from your Instagram Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 3. Returning to the previous screen, tap "Facebook" again to link the social networks. Now, allow Instagram to access your Facebook account by tapping "Continue";
Link the two accounts again Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Log out and log in again
If the above procedure did not work, try to log out and log in to social media apps again to resolve possible bugs. You can remove and reinstall applications or log out. Next, here's how to reconnect the two accounts.
Step 1. On the Instagram settings screen, scroll down to the bottom and tap "Sign out of (your username)". Then, tap "Exit" to confirm;
Logging out of your Instagram account Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 2. On Facebook, access the social network menu and tap "Sign out" at the bottom of the page. Confirm by touching "Exit". Now just login your accounts again.
Logging out of your Facebook account Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
By changing the password of the social network, you will make the applications connected to your account need a new authorization to work. This forces Instagram to reconnect and solve possible problems. Check out how to change your Facebook password on your PC or mobile phone.
Remove the Facebook connection
Ultimately, it may be necessary to remove access to the Instagram app with Facebook. It is worth mentioning that, by doing this, your old photos can be removed. Do this procedure only if you have no alternative.
Step 1. Access the Facebook menu and open "Settings and privacy". Then, tap "Settings". On the social network settings screen, tap on "Apps and sites";
Access Facebook settings Photo: Reproduction / Helito Bijora
Step 2. Now, tap "Edit" to the right of "Connected with Facebook". Locate the Instagram app and check the left checkbox. Finally tap "Remove" and confirm the deletion. After doing this, go back to Instagram and redo the connection between the apps. In this case, follow the step by step presented at the beginning of the tutorial.
Removing an application from the social network Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora