Connecting Instagram with Facebook: errors and solutions

Who I am
Craig Zacker
Author and references

Instagram and Facebook are increasingly integrating and merging their functions to appear as one, improving the connectivity between the two. Since both are excellent applications.

Facebook is the application that counts 2.700 million users, being the most active in the world, as it allows you to share with other people and even chat with them. On the other there is Instagram with 1.220 million users, who share suggestive photos and videos every day to share with their friends.

Since 2012, when the creators of Facebook saw the potential of a new application like Instagram, they decided to buy it and make working together i the two, just saying. That's why, although the apps have different functionalities, you have the ability to unlink your Instagram and Facebook accounts with just a couple of clicks.

The benefits of linking accounts are different, such as saving time when making a publication that you want to share on both accounts.

On the other hand, you will share automatically i your data in both accounts, so that if you lose access to one, you can recover the same account with the other.

How to properly connect my Instagram with Facebook

  1. Enter Instagram.
  2. Find Settings> Link Account> Facebook.
  3. Select the account you want to link to the Facebook page.

Why can't I connect Instagram to Facebook? Major errors

As a cause of this connection error, is the email with which you created your Instagram account is not the same as Facebook. So when it comes to sharing information, their platform may not identify that it is the same person in both emails.

Also, it could happen that when you connect the account, you are connecting a Facebook page with Instagram and not a personal account, since it is better if it is a profile. On the other hand, the other problem is that you are entering the wrong data for the account you want to link to Instagram.

So, already knowing these details which could be the cause of the linking error, review and verify that the account, email and data are correct for linking.

On the other hand, another thing you can do to solve this problem is to close your Instagram account, from the application options. Then, log in again and select “Register”, but in this case you won't create a new account, it's just to select the option "Use Facebook data".

Once Instagram starts the process, don't finish it, simply select the option to cancel and then go back to the top to enter your Instagram username and password. Having already started your session on Instagram, go to the account settings and access the option for share with other apps and select Facebook.

As a last resort, you can make sure that the Instagram application is up to date on your mobile; If not, go to the store and select it to update.

Solution if I can't connect my Instagram account or page to Facebook

If you follow all the steps indicated, you will see how both accounts are already connected well and no such message will appear anymore; " An error has occurred. Please try again later. "

Synchronization problems between Instagram and Facebook

To fix the synchronization problem between Instagram and Facebook you must:

  1. Log out of your Instagram app
  1. Go back and log in with your Facebook details.
  2. Activate the service to share your publications on Facebook from Options> Services configuration to share content and select Facebook.

"This account is already linked to another Facebook page"

  1. Open Facebookh find the settings
  2. In the left sidebar, look for Instagram
  3. Log out and log back in.
add a comment of Connecting Instagram with Facebook: errors and solutions
Comment sent successfully! We will review it in the next few hours.