How Do I Add Instagram To My Account?

How Do I Add Instagram To My Account?

This Article Is For:

  • All users who have a SoCast account (Login & Password)
  • This is applicable to all SoCast Themes

Requirements:

  1. You will need the Login & Password for your personal and/or station Instagram account
  2. Your Instagram account must be listed as a Business Account
  3. You must be listed as an Admin on The Facebook Business Page you will be connecting your Instagram account to.

Support:


The SoCast Platform supports Instagram in Activity Streams, in order to display your Instagram posts. Al l Instagram pages that you wish to use within the SoCast Platform, must be an ‘Instagram Business’ account, and must be connected to a Facebook Business page.

Step-by-step guide

  1. You can convert your existing Instagram account to a business account by following these steps: https://help.instagram.com/502981923235522?helpref=page_content
  2. You will also need to connect your Instagram Business account to your Facebook Business page (this will most likely be your station’s Facebook page). To do this, you must be listed as an administrator on that Facebook page. To find out more about this Facebook role, please see: https://www.facebook.com/help/510247025775149

Once the above steps are completed, please do the following :

  1. Log into the SoCast Platform
  2. Go to Social > Social Settings > Click Connect With Facebook or click Reconnect Facebook/Instagram (if you were already connected)
  3. In the popup, login to your Facebook account and follow the prompts
  4. You should see a list of pages you are an Admin on (one of those should be the Facebook Business page from above)
  5. Once connected, you should now see your Instagram account listed under the ‘Instagram’ section.



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