Instagram and Facebook can be unlinked so that it is no longer possible to share the same content between social networks simultaneously. By disabling the tool, the user stops replicating Instagram Stories on Facebook and posts in Feed with photos and / or videos automatically. Other features like import profile photo and access Facebook directly from Instagram continue to work even after disabling integration between both social networks.
With the ability to disconnect Instagram from Facebook, users avoid repeated content and also prevent other malicious people from accessing both networks at once. The procedure can also be performed to disconnect Instagram from other sites such as Twitter and Tumblr. Check out the following step-by-step how to unlink the two mobile accounts with Android and iOS (iPhone) operating system.
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Unlink Instagram from Facebook to stop sharing Stories and publications between social networks
Step 1. Go to the Instagram app and go to your profile. Then tap on the three-point vertical symbol, located in the upper right corner of the screen;
Access the Instagram profile and go to the settings to unlink Instagram from Facebook
Step 2. Scroll down until you see the "Linked accounts" option, which is in the "Privacy and security" section. In the next step, tap "Facebook";
Option to disable Facebook from accounts linked to Instagram
Step 3. Finally, choose the "Unlink" option at the end of the list of settings.
Complete procedure to unlink Instagram from Facebook
On the iPhone
Step 1. Enter the Instagram application and access your profile. In the next step, touch the gear icon in the upper right corner of the page;
Enter the Instagram profile and access settings
Step 2. Then touch "Linked accounts" in the "Settings" section. Then tap "Facebook";
Disable Facebook from accounts linked to Instagram
Step 3. Finally, touch "Unlink account".
End process of unlinking Instagram from Facebook
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