Can't share Instagram story to Facebook

When sharing a story on Instagram, the share to Facebook option has disappeared? Do not panic, see below how to get it back in a few simple steps.

Instagram stories to Facebook not working

When sharing a story on Instagram, the share to Facebook option has disappeared? Do not panic, see below how to get it back in a few simple steps.

In short, go to Settings > Linked Accounts > Facebook > log in, and reconnect to the Facebook account.

This usually happens after Instagram has lost connection with Facebook, for example in the case of a password change, a switch from an account to another on the same Instagram app, a change of connection or country, and in general a need to reconnect to the Facebook account.

Where Can I FLY? Instagram page

Starting from Instagram, open the settings, which are accessible from Instagram account detail screen by tapping the top right icon, which contains three parallel lines.

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Here, the account settings offers all possible menus, including the one that matters to reconnect the Facebook account: linked accounts menu – tap on it to enter.

Now, all external sharing accounts used by the Instagram account are listed. At the moment, the possible services that can be used are Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Ameba, and

Even if the right account is shown here, it might be that it has been disconnected from the Instagram account. This can happen in several cases, the most common one, when administering more than one account on the same phone, being switching between accounts.

There is actually no way to get the connection back by default when switching accounts, and it happens, especially for  Facebook business page   sharing, that it must be reconnected after every account switch.

Tap on the Facebook account to reconnect it.

Where Can I FLY? Facebook page

No option to share Instagram story to Facebook

Even if the Facebook account name was shown on the previous screen, we can see here that it has been disconnected from the Instagram account, as the option to login is offered to change where it is possible to share.

Simply tap on the log in option, and in most cases, after some exchange between Instagram and Facebook, which are materialized by a loading animation, the Facebook page name will appear again.

There is likely no need to even enter the Facebook password again, nor to select the page to use, but simply to tap on the log in link, and wait for the re-connection.

The option to unlink a Facebook account from Instagram is also here.

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And that's it! Now, go back to the latest Instagram story that has been posted on the account, and the share to Facebook icon should be back here, displayed as not shared to Facebook yet, as the icon background is transparent.

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Tap on the Facebook icon, after what a popup share to Facebook story will appear.

Either tap on the button to perform the share to Facebook instantaneously, or tap outside of the box to cancel the action and not share the story.

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That's it ! A message box will confirm the share to Facebook, if successful, and the Facebook sharing icon will have switched colors, showing now a white background and a transparent icon.

The share to Facebook icon might disappear regularly, and especially when switching accounts, for example going from a business account back to the personal account, and back again to the business account.

Every time the action is performed, it might be necessary to reconnect to the Facebook account in order to be able to share the story.

Instagram won't share to Facebook story

Pay attention, sometimes, after switching accounts, and sharing a new story on Instagram with a Facebook share, it might be possible that it will end up on the Facebook account story, instead of the connected business page story.

I that case, it is necessary to first go in Settings > Linked Accounts > Facebook > log in, to ensure that the story will be properly shared.

Can’t share Instagram story to Facebook

When you can’t share Instagram story to Facebook, try the following solutions:

- update Instagram and Facebook applications on the app store,

- turn off private browsing if using an Internet browser,

- remove phone Facebook account, and go to Instagram sharing options, login again to Facebook,

- uninstall apps and accounts, and install them again.

With all these solutions, you should be able to solve can’t share Instagram story to Facebook.

How to share Instagram story to Facebook business page

To share Instagram story to Facebook business page, start by making sure that the Instagram account has been setup as a business account. Then, double check that the connected FaceBook account, which is used for the login, is administrator of the Facebook business page.

After the Instagram has been switched to a business account, the connected FaceBook account has been set as page administrator, and the FaceBook connection has been updated in Instagram settings, it will be possible to share Instagram story to  Facebook business page   story by creating a new story and sharing it to FaceBook – if the button to share to  Facebook business page   story is missing, start by sharing a story, then open it, go to the more options > story settings > sharing, and activate the option to share to  Facebook business page   story.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why can't i share my Instagram story to Facebook like before?
If you have lost the Share to Facebook option, then you need to go to Settings - Linked Accounts - Facebook sign in and reconnect to your Facebook account.
Why can't I share my Instagram story of Facebook?
There may be several reasons why you cannot share your Instagram story to Facebook. This may be due to a technical issue such as an internet connection issue, an outdated version of the app, or platform integration failure.
How to add link to Facebook story?
Open the Facebook app on your mobile device and tap the Your Story icon at the top of your news feed or profile picture. Once you have selected or captured content for your story, click on the Link icon located at the top of the screen. A pop-up window
What are the common causes for being unable to share an Instagram story on Facebook and how to troubleshoot them?
Common causes include connectivity issues, settings misconfiguration, or glitches in the app. Troubleshooting involves checking linked accounts, updating apps, and ensuring proper permissions.

Michel Pinson
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