How To Unlink Facebook From Instagram Fast

For safety purposes, I highly recommend you keep activities on various socials media platforms separate. And with the relationship between Facebook and Instagram, you should learn how to unlink Facebook from Instagram to keep activities disconnected.

How to unlink Facebook from Instagram
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In the case of hacking, a hacker can easily get your Instagram account hacked if already gotten access to Facebook. And it goes the other way round.

But just before unlinking your Instagram profile from Facebook, what are your main purposes? I have mentioned common reasons for taking such action below.


  1. To deny Facebook friends access to your Instagram profile.
  2. Keeping your Instagram activities hidden from unknown users on Facebook. This doesn’t mean they won’t find you directly from an Instagram search when your profile is public.
  3. To stop friends’ suggestions based on Facebook calculations.
  4. To Prevent hackers from getting to your profile through the above-mentioned accounts.
  5. More.

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  1. Your discussions and update will be automatically disconnected from Facebook.
  2. No one can easily copy and paste your post through Facebook
  3. You can possibly send direct messages to your followers without the use of your Facebook account.
  4. More.


As you already know, anything that has advantages must surely have at least have 1 disadvantage.
Below are some…

  1. You will no longer have access to make posts through either account. Thus, if you are having problems with posting to your Facebook business page through Instagram, kindly read this guide by GuidingTechs.
  2. Separate Conversion. You will have to log in to Facebook if you wish to chat with a friend on Facebook. No shortcuts. The same thing applies to Instagram.
  3. You may stop getting followers directly from Facebook.
  4. And more like that.

But that’s not a problem right? Since you have really important reasons to unlink both social accounts. [FOR PRIVACY]

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Now let’s proceed with the main purpose of this article.


Below is how I managed to disconnect Facebook from my Instagram account in almost a click.

  • Firstly, You have to open Instagram and log in to your profile.
  • After a successful login, go to Settings by tapping on the Gear icon.[Settings Icon]
  • Now tap Linked Accounts from the list
    Tap on  Linked Accounts

At this point, all social media accounts linked to your Instagram profile will be listed but, for this sake of the guide, and your need, you are to

  • …Select Facebook as the app you wish to unlink.
  • Tap Unlink Account
    Click Unlink

  • Now confirm Unlinking.

Do well to watch this 2mins video to how to unlink facebook from instagram

And that’s it. With just one click, you’ve successfully unlinked both accounts.

Read a post on how to unlink Facebook Group from Facebook Page and link to another Page written by Mr. JideTheBlogger of Ogbongeblog. The article has covered the complete guide.

You can also disconnect other social media accounts from Instagram if you wish. And below is how to.


Following the above steps to unlink Facebook from Instagram, you can also apply a similar method to unlink other social media accounts from Instagram.
  • Kindly login to Instagram,
  • Go to settings using the settings icon
  • Scroll down and tap on Linked Accounts

Now you will see a list of the connected account

  • Kindly select the one that you wish to unlink from Instagram by turning off the switch.
  • Now Confirm Unlinking
And that’s it.


Just the same way you use to unlink your Instagram profile from Facebook, you can as well link Instagram to Facebook following the below steps correctly.

  • Kindly login Instagram
  • Go to your profile and click on the Gear or Setting Icon [Gear Icon]
  • Scroll down, you will see Linked Account
  • Click on selected Facebook, and tap login.
  • Now login to your Facebook account again.

watch this short video to link facebook to Instagram

The same thing applies to other social media accounts. (e.g Twitter, Tumblr, and the rest)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequesty Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do you Unauthorize Instagram on Facebook?

I hope you mean; how to deny Instagram access from Facebook. If so, below is a quick solution.
  • Login to Facebook
  • Go to Settings and scroll down
  • Now tap on Apps & Websites

Manage Apps & Websites You Logged In Using Facebook

  • Tap on Logged in with Facebook
    Click remove

If Instagram is amongst the list of apps there, kindly remove it.
Alternatively, If you are using mobile Facebook.
  • Kindly tap on the 3dash icon at the top-right corner of  Facebook.
  • Scroll down, you will see Instagram.
  • Kindly click on the Instagram icon and sign out.

How do I unlink a Facebook account?

I have given an answer to the question above. To unlink Facebook from Apps & Websites kindly follow No. 1 on FAQs.

How do I unlink my Instagram account?

This is exactly what this post is all about. Read again, follow the step carefully and you are good.

How do I delete my Instagram account if I signed up with Facebook?

The solution is to unlink an account from Facebook and try signing up on Instagram with an email or a phone number.

Can people see my linked accounts on Instagram?

No, unless you have added a link to the Instagram profile of your timeline.

Does deleting Facebook delete Instagram?

No, Instagram will not be deleted, it will only be disconnected from Facebook. They are all different social media platforms, one can’t delete another for any reason.

Can you be on Instagram without being on Facebook?

Yes, of course, you can be signed on Instagram without being on Facebook.
Kindly sign up on Instagram with your email or phone number.

Ask Me questions consigning this post in any area you are unclear and will give you answers ASAP.


If you have followed the above tips carefully, then congratulations you have just learned how to unlink Facebook from Instagram.

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