How to Share Facebook Posts On Instagram

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    Muhid Suleman

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  • 8 April 2024
  • 11 mins read

Reaching your audience across multiple platforms is essential in today's social media pan. But you must be pissed off to post the same content twice. Sharing your Facebook posts straight to Instagram can save time, but there are a few things to keep in mind. 

This guide will show you how to publish your Facebook content on Instagram in various ways, from turning on automatic sharing to customizing your posts for maximum visibility.

Connecting Facebook with Instagram

You can share your Facebook posts and other content on Instagram by connecting Your Facebook page to your Instagram account.

From the Website

Follow these steps to connect your Facebook page with Instagram using the Facebook website on a desktop or PC.

Step 1: Navigate to your page's settings area. You can now see a "Linked accounts" option. Hit the button.

Facebook settings

Step 2: You may now link your Instagram account to your Facebook profile by selecting the "linked accounts" option.

Linked Account on facebook

Step 3: Select your Instagram account and tap on “Connect.”

account linked on facebook

You have now successfully connected your Facebook page to Instagram.

From the App

Follow these steps to connect your Facebook page with Instagram using the Facebook app on your mobile phone.

Step 1: After logging in, select Pages from the menu on the left.

Step 2: After choosing your Facebook page, select Settings.

Navigate to facebook setting on application

Step 3: From the left column, choose Linked Accounts.

Step 4: Choose Instagram and link your account.

Automatically Create a Facebook Post & Share It to Your Instagram Account

The second way to share your posts to your Instagram account from Facebook is to upload your posts automatically to both accounts.

From the Website

Now that you've linked Facebook to Instagram. If you'd like to share your posts straight from Facebook to Instagram, here's how to do it.

Step 1: Access the same Settings menu as in the previous phase.

Navigate to facebook settings

Step 2: Select the Meta Accounts Center option.

Navigate to facebook linked account

Step 3: Select Connected Experiences.

navigate to facebook connected experience

Step 4: Select "Sharing across profiles."

Navigate to sharing across profiles section

Step 5: Select the Facebook account you want to share from.

Step 6: Your Instagram account will be selected in the share-to area.

Step 7: Facebook posts and stories may all be automatically shared to Instagram by turning on this feature.

From the App

If you want to share your posts from a mobile phone app, follow these steps.

Step 1: On your mobile device, launch the Facebook app and tap the "Hamburger" icon located in the upper-right corner of the screen.

Navigate to facebook menu

Step 2: Choose "Settings & Privacy" from the menu page by swiping down from the bottom.

Navigate to facebook account settings on app

Step 3: There will be a menu; select "Settings."

Navigate to facebook settings

Step 4: Navigate down the settings page and select "Meta Accounts Center" by tapping on the bottom of the screen.

Go to facebook meta centre

Step 5: Go to "Sharing across profiles" and tap.

Navigate to sharing across profile section

Step 6: Press and hold your "Facebook account" under the "share from" field.

Step 7: It will "Share to" your Instagram account. On Facebook posts, Facebook reels, and Facebook stories, toggle the "Toggle" icon.

Step 8: You can now share every story, clip, and post you make on Facebook to Instagram.

Step 9: Return to the Facebook content posting tab, upload an image, and confirm that the Instagram icon shows up beneath your name to ensure cross-platform sharing.

Automatically Create a Facebook Story & Share It to an Instagram Account

To share your Facebook story on Instagram, you can follow the below-mentioned steps from your mobile phone app and website.

From the Website

You can automatically share your Facebook story to your Instagram account if you have already linked your Facebook page with your Instagram account for postings.

From the App

Step 1: Open your profile page after opening the Facebook app on your mobile phone.

navigate to facebook home

Step 2: Create a story that you want to share on Facebook and Instagram at the same time.

start creating a story

Step 3: Click on the “Share On” button at the lower right corner of the screen.

click on share on

Step 3: Click on the checkbox in front of the Instagram profile icon and click share.

select both account to share

Automatically Create a Facebook Reel & Share It to Your Instagram Account

Reels are the most suitable and convenient way to build your audience. You can make and upload reels directly from Facebook to Instagram. However, the limitation is that you can share reels only from the mobile apps.

From the Website

Making and uploading reels from the Facebook website on your desktop is not possible as this feature is not available for the desktop version.

From the App

Follow these steps to share reels on both accounts from your mobile phone app.

Step 1: Make your Facebook reel. After you've edited and recorded your clips, add any further settings or effects you want.

start creating reel on facebook

Step 2:  Tap "Next" once you're prepared to submit your reel.

Step 3:  Press the Instagram icon.

Step 4:  Press the switch on your Instagram account.

Step 5:  Press to save your selection.

Step 6:  Press the Share reel.

Removing Instagram from Facebook if You Change Your Mind

You can also unlink or disconnect both accounts for some reason or maybe just because you have changed your mind and decision.

From Website

Do you need to disconnect the Facebook page from your Instagram profile? To begin, disconnect the Facebook page you have to follow these steps.

Step 1: Go into Facebook and select Pages from the menu on the left.

Step 2:  Select Settings from your Facebook page.

Go to account settings on facebook

Step 3:  Select Instagram from the column on the left.

Select Instagram from left section

Step 4:  Select Disconnect Instagram from the drop-down menu by scrolling down.

Disconnect Instagram

From the App

You can disconnect your Facebook page from your Instagram account by following these steps using your mobile phone app.

Step 1: Open your Instagram account from your mobile phone app and go to your profile.

Open instagram

Step 2: Click on the hamburger icon at the top right corner of your screen.

Tap on hamburger icon

Step 3: Now click on “Settings” from the menu.

Go to settings option

Step 4: After getting into the settings, you’ll see “Accounts Center” by scrolling down. Click on it.


Step 5: You will see both Facebook and Instagram accounts there. Click on your Facebook account.

select account you want to remove

Step 6: Tap on “Remove From Accounts Center.” 

synce profile info

Step 7: Tap on “Continue.”

tap on continue

Step 8: Tap “Remove” and your Facebook will be disconnected from your Instagram account.

account is removed

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Does Facebook own Instagram?


    Yes, Facebook is the owner of Instagram. It was purchased by Facebook in 2012 for $1 billion, and it has remained a Facebook subsidiary ever since.

  • How do I connect Instagram with Facebook?


    Navigate to Settings & Privacy > Settings > Meta Accounts Center > Accounts > Add Accounts in the Facebook app.

  • Why am I unable to post from Facebook to Instagram?


    If a post has already been made on Facebook, it cannot be shared on Instagram. Nevertheless, by connecting your Instagram account to Facebook and turning on the Instagram Account Toggle in the Facebook Account Center, you can share content from Facebook to Instagram while making new posts on Facebook.

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