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Connect an Instagram Business Profile

This section will cover how to convert an existing Instagram profile into a business profile as well as how to create a brand new Instagram business profile. If you already have an Instagram business profile skip to here.

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If you already have any Instagram profile but it is not a business profile

Steps to convert existing Instagram profile to a business profile

  1. Open your Instagram App
  2. Click the menu button on the top right and select 'Settings' on the bottom
  3. Select 'Switch to Business Profile' under the 'Account' menu
  4. Select Continue until you get to the 'Connect Your Facebook Page' section
  5. Select the Page you'd like to connect or select 'Create a New Facebook Page'
  6. Review your contact info and click 'Done'

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If you do not have an Instagram profile at all

Steps to create a new Instagram profile and convert it to a business profile

  1. Download Instagram from either the iOS app store (iPhone) or Google Play store (Android)
  2. Sign in with Facebook or select 'Sign Up With Phone Or Email'
  3. Follow the prompts and create your profile
  4. Select your profile tab on the bottom right
  5. Click the menu icon in the top right
  6. Select 'Settings' on the bottom
  7. Select 'Switch to a Business Profile' under the 'Account' section
  8. Select Continue until you get to the 'Connect Your Facebook Page' section
  9. Select the Page you'd like to connect or select 'Create a New Facebook Page'
  10. Review your contact info and click 'Done'

Authorize your Instagram business profile on your Tagboard account

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Make sure that your Instagram business profile is linked to a Facebook Page

  1. Open your Instagram app
  2. Click your profile tab and select 'Edit Profile'
  3. Navigate to 'Page' under the 'Business Information'
  4. Select the 'Page' you'd like to connect or select 'Create a New Facebook Page'
  1. Navigate to your 'My Profile' tab of your Tagboard account dashboard
  2. Select 'enable sign in with Facebook' and sign in

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The Facebook profile that you sign in with must be an admin of the Facebook Page that your Instagram business profile is linked to. If you are already signed in with a Facebook profile that is not an admin of the Facebook Page

  1. Make Twitter primary
  2. Disable Facebook sign in
  3. Sign back in with Facebook profile that is an admin of Facebook Page
  1. Navigate to the 'Account Connections' tab of your account dashboard
  2. Find the Page that is connected to Instagram (should say 'Yes' in the 'Linked to Instagram' column) and select 'Connect' from the 'Action' column

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Instagram business profile connected

Now that you have your Instagram business profile connected, you can begin making Instagram hashtag feeds on your tagboards. Please visit this support page for more information.