How to Share Facebook Post to Instagram?

by Khadija Anwar
3 minutes
share Facebook post to Instagram

Sharing a Facebook post to Instagram can be a great way to cross-promote your content and reach a wider audience.

Related Read: How to Make Facebook Posts Shareable?

Facebook and Instagram are two separate social media platforms, but there are ways to seamlessly share content between the two.

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In this help center guide, we will explain how to share a Facebook post to Instagram, so you can increase your reach and engagement across both platforms.

Steps to Share Facebook Posts on Instagram

Step 1:

Open the Facebook app on your mobile device and tap on the “Hamburger” icon at the top right corner of the screen.

hamburger icon

Step 2:

Scroll down the menu page and tap on “Settings & Privacy” at the bottom.

settings & privacy

Step 3:

A menu will pop up, tap on “Settings.”

tap on settings

Step 4:

Scroll down the setting page, and at the bottom of the screen tap on “Meta Accounts Center.”

tap on meta account center

Step 5:

Tap on “Sharing across profiles.”

share across profile

Step 6:

Tap on your “Facebook account” in the “share from” section.

tap on facebook account

Step 7:

“Share to” will be your Instagram account. Switch the “Toggle” icon on the Facebook stories, Facebook posts, and Facebook reels.

tap on toggle icon

Step 8:

Now you can share your every Facebook post, story, and reel to your Instagram account.

you are able to share post

Step 9:

To make sure sharing across platforms, go back to the Facebook content posting tab, upload a picture, and make sure the Instagram icon appears just below your name.

insta icon appears

Note: To share content across platforms, make sure Instagram accounts and Facebook accounts are linked to each other in the Meta accounts center.

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How to link Facebook & Instagram?

Open your Facebook app> Settings & Privacy> Settings> Meta Accounts Center> Accounts> Add Accounts.

Why can’t I post from Facebook to Instagram?

Here are a few common reasons:

  • Different Instagram Accounts are linked to the same Facebook account.
  • You have unlinked Facebook & Instagram accounts.
  • Technical errors & Glitches.

Is Instagram owned by Facebook?

Yes, Instagram is owned by Facebook. In 2012, Facebook acquired Instagram for $1 billion, and since then, Instagram has been operating as a subsidiary of Facebook.

Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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