Have you ever noticed a mutual you have on Instagram and Facebook posting the same story to both? Chances are they don’t separately upload the story to each platform, but have utilized a shortcut! In today’s post we will be showing you how to seamlessly post your stories real time to each platform.

Before you start, link Facebook and Instagram.

  1. Go to your instagram profile and tap the three lines in the right hand corner.
  2. Tap “settings”.
  3. Tap “account” and then “linked accounts”.
  4. Tap “Facebook” and follow the prompts.

Now that you have your accounts linked, you can get started!


How to Share Instagram Stories to Facebook

  1. Upload your photo to your Instagram story.
  2. Tap the Facebook icon on the bottom of your story.
  3. Tap “share once.”

Make sure your Facebook and Instagram are connected and you are good to go! This is more of a one time process. If you want all future stories to share to Facebook, follow the steps below.



How to Share All Future Stories to Facebook

  1. Tap the three lines in the right hand corner of your Instagram profile.
  2. Tap “settings” and then “privacy”.
  3. Tap “story”.
  4. Scroll to the bottom and tap “share your story to facebook”.

From now on, every Instagram story you post will be shared to your affiliated Facebook account. This way your followers on each platform will be able to see the same content.


Let us know if you try out this shortcut!