How to unlink your Facebook account from Instagram (2022)

How to unlink Facebook from Instagram

Facebook and Instagram are two social media platforms that work very well together. From posts to stories, everything can be cross-shared between platforms. However, it may not be for everyone! You may want to keep both profiles separate! That is why in this article, we will tell you a step-by-step guide on how to unlink your Facebook account from Instagram.

  1. Open the Instagram app on iPhone or Android.
  2. Tap your profile photo on the bottom right → Tap the hamburger menu (three lines icon).
  3. Tap SettingsAccounts CenterAccounts & profiles.

    Open Instagram and Go to Settings, Accounts Center, Accounts and profiles
  4. Choose your Facebook account.
  5. Tap Remove Accounts Center.

    Tap Remove Accounts Center to unlink Facebook
  6. You will be given a confirmation since you will lose connected experiences, tap Confirm.
  7. Tap Remove (account name).

    Unlink Facebook from Instagram on iPhone or Android

The process to unlink your account remains mostly the same on your, Mac, Windows, or Chromebook computer too. Just follow these steps:

How to unsync Facebook from Instagram on desktop

  1. Open a web browser and open the Instagram site on your computer. Log in to your account.
  2. Click your profile photo on the top right.
  3. Click Settings from the drop-down menu.
  4. Scroll down and click Accounts Center.

    Click on Accounts Center in Instagram on Desktop
  5. Choose your Facebook account.

    Choose your Facebook account on Desktop
  6. Click Remove Accounts Center.

    Click on Remove from Accounts Center on Desktop
  7. You will be given a confirmation since you will lose connected experiences, tap Confirm.
  8. Finally, Click Remove (account name).

    Unlink Facebook from Instagram on Desktop

Limit shared content instead of unlinking Facebook and Instagram

Facebook also gives an option which is between unlinking and linking. You can actually choose and customize what should be connected between the two apps and what should not! This allows you to get the best of both worlds! To change your preferences, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Instagram app on iPhone or Android.
  2. Tap your profile photo → Tap the hamburger menu (three lines icon).
  3. Tap SettingsAccounts Centre.
  4. Under “Manage Connected experiences” choose the right settings as per your convenience: “Story and post sharing” controls whether all your Instagram posts and stories are automatically shared to Facebook too.

    Limit shared content instead of unlinking Facebook
  5. “Logging in with accounts” controls whether or not you want to share all login details to make them common between both platforms.

    Limit Logging in with accounts in Instagram

Note: If you have a problem with connected experiences and your content is not being shared properly. Check out this article on 4 easy ways to fix Instagram not sharing to Facebook!

That’s it!

Facebook and Instagram are very well intertwined with each other, and linking or unlinking the two are completely up to you. If you have any queries, please drop them in the comments section below.

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