How To Unlink Instagram From Facebook

Instagram and Facebook are two of the most popular social media platforms worldwide. They offer a feature that allows users to link their Instagram and Facebook accounts for easier sharing and management of content. However, there may be instances when you want to unlink these two accounts for privacy concerns or other personal reasons. If you’re one of those who wish to separate your Instagram from your Facebook, this step-by-step guide is for you.

Steps to Unlink Instagram from Facebook via Instagram App

  1. Open your Instagram app and go to your profile.
  2. Tap on the three horizontal lines at the top right corner of your profile page.
  3. In the menu that appears, select ‘Settings’.
  4. Scroll down and tap on ‘Account’.
  5. From the account options, select ‘Linked Accounts’.
  6. Here, you’ll see all the social media accounts linked to your Instagram. To unlink your Facebook, tap on ‘Facebook’.
  7. Then, select ‘Unlink Account’.
  8. Confirm your action by tapping on ‘Yes, Unlink’.

Steps to Unlink Instagram from Facebook via Facebook App

The linkage between Instagram and Facebook can also be undone from the Facebook app. Here’s how:

  1. Open the Facebook app and tap on the three horizontal lines at the bottom right corner.
  2. Scroll down and select ‘Settings & Privacy’, then ‘Settings’.
  3. Scroll down to the ‘Security’ section and tap on ‘Apps and Websites’.
  4. Tap on ‘Logged in with Facebook’.
  5. Find Instagram in the list and tap on it.
  6. Then, tap on ‘Remove App’ at the bottom of the page.
  7. Confirm your action by tapping on ‘Remove’.


Disconnecting your Instagram and Facebook accounts is a straightforward process, whether you do it from the Instagram or Facebook app. This tutorial makes it even easier for you. However, remember that once you unlink these accounts, you will have to manually share your Instagram posts on Facebook if you wish to. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to leave a comment below.