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How to unlink a Facebook account on Instagram

As you may already know, Instagram and Facebook belong to the same company. Because of this, the integration between the two platforms is greatly simplified and resources that are available in one can also be used in another.

When we create an account on Instagram, Facebook suggests by default that they link to the two accounts. In addition to facilitating postings, the idea is that you can also have access to all the data and performance analysis functions and can use the same control panel for sponsored links.

However, this link can be broken at any time, without you having any damage to your profiles. In this article, we show you step by step how to do unlink your Facebook account on Instagram.

How to unlink Facebook from Instagram

The link of accounts between Facebook and Instagram is a feature that was created to simplify the lives of users. As both services belong to the same company, the idea is that you can automatically post to both networks, that is, that your posts on Instagram can also be displayed on the Facebook timeline.

  1. Open the Instagram app on your smartphone. Touch the icon with your photo in the bottom right corner.
  1. Touch the menu icon in the upper right corner.
  2. Then find the “Settings” option and tap on it.
  3. In the next tab choose “Account”.
  1. Scroll down to find the “Linked accounts” option. Touch it.
  1. All possible linked accounts will be listed: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Amoeba or OK.ru. In that case, tap on “Facebook“.
  1. Touch “Unlink” at the bottom of the page.
  2. Finally, in the dialog that will be displayed, choose “Yes, unlink”.

Privacy is one of the main reasons for unlinking accounts

Most people who choose to unlink their Facebook and Instagram accounts do so for privacy reasons. As social media audiences are often different, especially when referring to personal profiles, many do not like to leave their active location to unknown Instagram followers.

You can also change your Instagram account’s privacy settings as follows:

  1. Open the Instagram app on your smartphone. Touch the icon with your photo in the bottom right corner
  1. Touch the menu icon in the upper right corner.
  1. Then find the “Settings” option and tap on it.
  2. In the next tab choose “Privacy”.
  1. Scroll down to find the “Account privacy” option. Touch it.
  2. Finally, enable or disable the “Private account” alternative.

That’s all! Your account is protected. Other privacy options also include the ability to restrict comments or activate filters that automatically block offensive comments based on “common” or personalized expletives. Simple and practical, isn’t it?

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A benign tech savvy. I love everything about tech. Just call me the Techie guy :).

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