How To Login To Instagram Through Facebook

Your Quick Answer:

To log in to Instagram through Facebook, you’ll need to click on Log In with Facebook and then click on Continue. 

You need to enter the login credentials of your Facebook account. 

But if you’re already logged into your Facebook account, you won’t need to enter the login information separately. 

Then, you need to click on Yes, Finish Setup, and confirm your username. 

Add a bio, and post stuff on your profile to complete the setup. Then you can start following people using your new Instagram account. You can even link your existing Instagram account to your Facebook account. 

How to log in to Instagram through Facebook:

Follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open Instagram App & Continue

If you’re new to Instagram, you don’t need to create a separate Instagram account but you can log in to your Instagram account using your Facebook account. To do that, you need to have the Instagram application downloaded and installed on your device. If you don’t have the Instagram application, you need to first download and install it from the Google Play Store or App Store. 

If you have the app already, make sure that it’s updated to its latest version so that it doesn’t experience glitches during the process of logging in. 

Step 2: Click on ‘Log in With Facebook’

You’ll be able to see the blue option that says ‘Log in With Facebook’. Click on it.

If you want your Instagram account to be logged in using your Facebook, it won’t require any separate email address or phone number to create your Instagram account as you’re using your Facebook account to log in to your Instagram account. Even, your Instagram account would be protected by the password of your Facebook account. 

Click on Log in With Facebook

Step 3: Click on Continue & Login with Facebook credentials

Next, you’ll need to click on Continue to confirm your action of logging in with your Facebook account. Then, you’ll be asked to input the login credentials of your Facebook account so that you can sign up for your Instagram account using your Facebook account. You need to enter the email address or the phone number associated with your Facebook account on the first box and then enter the password correctly on the next box. Then you need to click on the Login button to log in to Instagram using Facebook. 

Click on Login

If your Facebook account is already logged in on the Facebook app, then you’ll not be required to enter the login credentials again or else you’ll be asked to enter the login credentials. 

Step 4: Setup on the Profile Area & It’s Done

After logging in to your Instagram account with your Facebook account, you’ll be shown the Set Up Your Account Center to sign up with a Facebook page on which you need to click on Yes, Finish Setup. Then you’ll be asked to confirm your username. The username provided by Instagram would be related to your Facebook profile name. 

click on Yes, Finish Setup

You can edit the username provided by Instagram and change it to whatever you want the username to be if it’s available. 

Click on Next, and you’ll be brought to your Instagram account home page where you’ll need to finish setting up the rest of your account by following people, adding a bio to it, and posting pictures.

The profile picture of your Facebook account would be automatically placed as the display picture of your Instagram account too. You can change it if you want to. 

How to Link Facebook with your Instagram Account:

Follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open Instagram > Settings

If you have an existing Instagram account, you can connect and link it to your Facebook account. Linking accounts make it easier for you to handle both of them more efficiently and post content on both platforms together. 

To link your Instagram account to your Facebook account, you’ll need to have the Instagram application on your device. It should be updated to avoid getting glitches in the middle of the process. 

After opening the Instagram application, you’ll need to enter the login credentials of your Instagram account and log into it. From the homepage, you need to click on the small profile picture icon to enter your profile page. On the profile page, you need to click on the three lines icon and then click on Settings from the options displayed. 

click on Settings

Step 2: Select Account > Sharing to Other Apps

After getting into the Settings of Instagram, you’ll be able to find a list of options. From the options, you’ll need to click on Accounts which is the sixth option on the list. 

Click on Accounts

It will take you to the next page where you’ll be displayed with a list of sub-options. These sub-options are related to your account. From this page, you’ll be able to control the settings of your Instagram account. On the list, you need to click on the Sharing to Other Apps option. It will take you to the next page and present you with a list of other apps on which you can share your Instagram profile. 

click on the Sharing to Other Apps option.

Step 3: Tap on ‘Facebook’ and Log in with It

After clicking on Sharing to Other Apps, you’ll be able to see the name of those apps on which you’re allowed to share or connect your Instagram account. The list will display apps like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Ameba, and OK.ru. As you need to connect your Instagram account to Facebook, you’ll need to head on to click on Facebook. It will immediately bring you to the Account Center page where you’ll be shown your Instagram account and Facebook account. 

select facebook

Facebook and Instagram work with close connection and integration after Facebook bought Instagram which is why it has become easier to link Facebook accounts with your Instagram account. This has made it more convenient for users to handle both accounts together by linking them.  

Step 4: Continue & Start Sharing on Facebook 

On the page where they have displayed your Instagram account and your Facebook account, you’ll be able to see the blue Continue button. Click on it. 

Click on Continue

Now, you’ve successfully linked your Facebook account with your Instagram account. You can choose to enable the button that allows you to share your Instagram post directly on Facebook. To do that you need to perform the following step which is the last one. 

🏷 Make Sure It is Enabled for Posts:

After linking your Facebook account, you’ll be displayed with another page on which it says Automatically share your Instagram post and stories to Facebook. At the bottom of the page, you’ll find the Share posts and stories button in blue. You’ll need to click on it to enable sharing your Instagram post automatically on Facebook. 

Then, you’ll be displayed with the Sharing across profile page on which you need to click on the switches next to Your Instagram Story and Your Instagram Posts to enable them. Then click on Set up next to Your Instagram Reels and then click on Allow if you want your reels to be shared on Facebook too. 

But if you don’t want to share your posts and stories, you can click on the Not now button to disable it.

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