How to Unlink Facebook From Instagram (Step-by-Step)

If you use Facebook and Instagram for business, it’s likely that you have your Facebook linked to Instagram.

Perhaps you want to control the amount of information shared between both platforms, you might want to disconnect your Facebook from Instagram.

That brings us to the question, how do you unlink Facebook from Instagram?

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In this article, I will guide you on how to unlink Facebook from Instagram without glitches.

See Also: How to Link Instagram to Facebook


Can I Unlink Facebook From Instagram?

Yes. Just the same way you’re able to link your Instagram account to Facebook, you can also unlink it.

In simple steps below, you will be able to unlink IG from FB.


How to Unlink Facebook From Instagram on App

When you link your Instagram account to Facebook, you are able to cross-post easily.

Some of the benefit is being able to share post from Instagram to your Facebook profile and pages.

You are also able to share your Instagram stories and reels directly to Facebook stories and reels platform respectively.

However, if you have concern with privacy, you may decide to unlink Instagram from Facebook.

To do so, simply follow the steps below:

  • Launch your Instagram app on your smartphone.
  • Click on your profile icon at the bottom-right corner of your screen.
  • Next, click the Menu icon (the three line bars on iOS and 3-dot on Android) at the top-right section.
  • Click on Settings.
  • Proceed to click on Accounts Center.
  • Next, click on Accounts & profiles.
  • Then choose the Facebook account you want to unlink from Instagram.
  • Click Remove from Accounts Center.
  • A confirmation notification will be displayed, click Continue
  • Click Remove [account name]

That’s it. Your Facebook account is now unlinked from Instagram.


How to Unlink Facebook From Instagram on Browser

If you’re accessing Instagram from your computer, you can also unlink your Facebook from Instagram.

The steps are similar to when you’re on smartphone.

To unlink Facebook from Instagram on desktop, follow the steps below:

  • Login to your Instagram account on desktop.
  • Click on Profile.
  • Proceed to select Settings, then Accounts Center.
  • Find the Facebook account that you want to unlink.
  • Finally, click on Remove from Account Center.


How to Limit Your Instagram-Facebook Interaction

With the rise of privacy concerns across all social media network, it is important to control every activity whilst you’re online.

Perhaps, you want to keep Facebook linked to Instagram, there are certain customization to take to keep your account safe.

One of such steps is deactivating auto post from Instagram to Facebook.

The other steps to include:

  • To limit the interaction between Instagram and Facebook, navigate to Account Center and click on the app from the Menu icon. To get there tap on Settings > Accounts Center.
  • At the Manage connected experiences page, choose the category you desire to manage and select your options.
  • At Story & Post Sharing page, click on the radio buttons to choose which account you are customizing the options for. Use the sliders to enable Automatically Share on/off for your Instagram posts or story.

You can also repeat same steps for the other categories.

Note the following below when choosing connected experience.

  • Story & Post Sharing allows you to choose whether you want to automatically share your Instagram story or posts with Facebook.
  • Manage Facebook Pay Info helps you controls whether you want same payment method for both Facebook and Instagram.
  • Logging in with accounts allows you to decide if you want to share all logins and offer advanced managed login options.


Why Can’t I Unlink Facebook from Instagram Account

If you’ve follow the steps above and you can’t unlink Facebook from Instagram, it could be a glitch or bug on the Facebook-Instagram server.

You can contact Facebook customer support to help you fix the issues real time.



If you’re concerned about the privacy of your accounts, you may unlink Facebook from Instagram.

Following the steps above, you should be able to unlink your Facebook account from Instagram.


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