How to disconnect Instagram from Facebook: A while ago, a friend helped you link your account Facebook to that of Instagram to automatically share stories and posts between the two social networks. Now, however, you have thought about it and would like to proceed in reverse: you are therefore wondering how to disconnect instagram from facebook but can’t find the right option to do it.
How do you say? Is this exactly the case and would you like a hand to reach your goal? No problem, consider it already done! In the course of the next chapters, in fact, I will provide you with specific indications to “separate” the aforementioned profiles and no longer automatically share the contents of Instagram on Facebook.
Are you afraid that a sea of complex steps await you? Not at all! I can assure you that it will take a moment, regardless of whether you want to act from the Instagram application for smartphones and tablets or from a computer. Just follow my instructions and, in no time at all, the game will be done! Happy reading and good luck for everything!
How to disconnect Instagram from Facebook
As I mentioned earlier, you can disconnect your Facebook and Instagram accounts both from mobile, using the official app of the social network (available for Android, also on alternative stores, e iOS) or from a computer, via the web version of Instagram or his application for Windows 10 (and later).
How to disconnect Instagram from Facebook: Android and iOS
You are wondering how to unlink Instagram account from Facebook? I will immediately show it to you. It will be enough for you to go to the Account Management Center of the mobile device app, which is used to manage all the functions related to the connection of Facebook and Instagram accounts: sharing stories and posts from one social network to another, personal information shared, suggestions related to friends to follow, use of Facebook Pay and access with accounts (more information here).
To proceed with the removal of the link between the two accounts, start theInstagram app and log in to your account (if necessary). Next, tap on yours profile picture at the bottom right and then press the ☰ icon located at the top right.
From here, select the item Settings and continue by tapping on the item Account Management Center located at the bottom. At this point, press on the item located at the top that shows i names of your Facebook and Instagram accounts and, on the page that opens, tap onpreview of yours Facebook profile. Finally, select the item Remove from Account Center, then that Keep it going and, finally, press on the item Remove [nome utente]. Perfect! You just did everything there was to do. It wasn’t difficult, was it?
In this way, all the functions I mentioned above (sharing stories and posts from one social network to another, shared personal information and so on) will be automatically disabled.
How do you say? Would you like to “retrace your steps” and, therefore, connect your Facebook account to your Instagram account again? Nothing easier: go back to the item Account Management Center from the settings of Instagram and tap on the item Configure the Account Management Center.
At this point you will be offered again the Facebook account that you connected previously (if you want to replace it with another one, just press on the item Change and insert the login credentials of the Facebook account you intend to connect); to proceed, simply press the buttons Keep it going And Yes, complete the setup and choose whether to synchronize the Facebook profile photo with the Instagram one or not.
How to disconnect Instagram from Facebook: computer
You would like to know how to disconnect instagram from facebook acting from computer? I’ll settle you immediately: the indications are valid for both the web version of Instagram, both for theInstagram application for Windows 10 and later. So, after logging into your account, proceed by clicking on yours profile picture at the top right and, in the menu that opens, select the item Settings.
Once this is done, click on the item Account Management Center located at the bottom left (if you are acting as a browser, you can connect directly to This Page) and press on box with i names of your Facebook and Instagram accounts.
Next, click on thepreview of your Facebook account and, on the page that opens, first click on the item Remove from Account Center and then on the voice Keep it going. Finally, click on the button Remove [nome utente] and the procedure will be concluded. Nothing complex, do you agree?
If, at a later time, you want the accounts to be linked again, click on yours again profile picture placed at the top right and then go up Settings> Account Management Center> Accounts & Profiles> Add Account. Therefore, log in to Facebook by entering yours login credentials (if you don’t remember them, see my guide on how to recover Facebook account) and press the button Continue as [nome utente]. Then click on the button Keep it going and, finally, click on the button Yes, complete the setup.
How to deactivate Instagram from Facebook
So far I have shown you how to act from Instagram but, as I told you at the beginning, you also have the option of unlink your accounts from the Facebook app for Android (also available on alternative stores) e iOS / iPadOS. Before explaining the various steps to take, I inform you, however, that the latter cannot be carried out from the PC, nor from the web version of Facebook nor fromFacebook application for Windows 10 and later.
That said, start by opening the Facebook app you find on your smartphone or tablet and log in. Then, press the ☰ icon located at the top right and, from here, scroll down the page and tap on the item Settings and privacy. Continue, then, by pressing on the item Settings and select the option Account Management Center that you find at the bottom of the page.
Now choose the item placed at the top with the names of your Facebook and Instagram accounts and then click on name of your Instagram account. At this point, tap on the item Remove from Account Center, then press the buttons Keep it going And Remove [nome utente]: in this way, your Instagram account will be disconnected from the Facebook one. It didn’t take long, did it?
At any time, in case of second thoughts, you can “merge” the accounts again by going to ≡> Settings and Privacy> Settings> Account Management Center> Configure Account Management Center and from this last screen by pressing the button Keep it going (or on the button Change, located next to thepreview of yours Instagram account, if you want to connect an Instagram profile different from the one proposed to you). Finally, tap on the item Yes, complete the setup and you will have done all there was to do.
How to share Instagram photos and videos after disconnecting Facebook
After separating your profiles Instagram And Facebook you will still be able to “manually” share Instagram posts on the other social network. I will show you the steps fromapp from Instagram for mobile devices (at the time of writing, content sharing is not possible from the social network website or from the Instagram computer application).
To share your story on Facebook, once you have started theInstagram app, tap on yours profile picture at the top right (the item Your story) and from the story view screen, tap on the item Share on … at the bottom, then select the Facebook logo from the menu that is proposed to you.
At this point, you will be redirected to the post creation page on Facebook and you can write a caption by typing some text at the top, choose the sharing option most congenial to you, by pressing on the item Share in the News section, tag people, add a mood or indicate your geographical position, by pressing the appropriate buttons at the bottom.
Once you are ready to publish the post, hit the button Publish placed at the top right and that’s it. You will be able to publish the content on your Facebook diary, on another person’s, in a group or on a Facebook page you manage, depending on how you prefer.
If, on the other hand, you wish share a post from the Instagram feed on Facebook, open the app of the famous photographic social network, tap on yours profile photo placed at the bottom right and, from here, select thepreview of the post you want to share. Then, press the ⁝ icon located at the top right of the post itself and, from the menu that opens, select the item Share on ….
Now select the Facebook logo from the sharing menu: from here on, the steps for publishing the post are the same as I listed in the previous paragraph.
Alternatively, you can also share stories and posts from Instagram by selecting the option Copy link from the menu that you can call up by pressing the icon ⁝ placed both in the stories and in the posts themselves. Once you have copied the link from Instagram, to proceed with the publication, you just need to start theFacebook app and create a new post by pasting the copied link into the entry field What are you thinking about? placed at the top. For more details on this process take a look at my tutorial on how to create a post on Facebook.