How to Share Instagram Reel to Facebook [Updated!]

Discover the steps on how to share Instagram reel to Facebook. Here is a complete guide to maximize your content's reach on Android and iPhone.

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Melissa Lee

Updated on Dec 28, 2023

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Instagram reels serve as the best way to share your content and express your creativity. You can share your Instagram reels on Facebook to expand your audience. Many users may not know this, but you can directly share your Instagram stories on Facebook. The steps in Android devices may vary from iPhone.

How can I share a reel from Instagram on/to Facebook where I'm only the co-author and not the author? PS: My own Instagram reels get automatically shared on Facebook as reels, but when someone collabs with me. Thanks!

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This article mentions step-by-step instructions on how to share Instagram reels to Facebook. Whether you're looking to share a single Reel or set up automatic sharing for all future creations, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know.

Share Instagram Reel to Facebook on Android

Every social media platform has its own reach and audience. It is important to recognize the increasing significance of every platform's digital presence. Before sharing your Instagram reels to Facebook, make sure to connect your Instagram and Facebook accounts to the same Accounts Centre. It's important to note that this feature may not be available to everyone.

Share Instagram Reel to Facebook on Android

Follow these steps to share your Instagram reels on Facebook on Android:

Step 1. Open the Instagram app on your Android and click on the camera icon at the top left corner to start recording. 

Step 2. After recording your reel, tap "Next" to proceed to the sharing options.

Step 3. Tap "Sharing Options" and look for the option labeled "Share to Facebook Every Time" or "Share Once."

Step 4. A list of connected Facebook accounts will appear. Toggle the switch off next to the Facebook account where you want to share your reel.

Step 5. You'll have the option to choose whether you want to share all your future Reels to Facebook automatically or just the current one. Select your preference.

Step 6. Tap "Share" to post your Reel on Instagram and share it on Facebook.

📺Watch this YouTube video to learn more about sharing Instagram reels on Facebook.

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Share Instagram Reel to Facebook on Android

Share Instagram Reel to Facebook on iPhone

iPhone has its distinctive features and user interface. The process of sharing Reels may vary slightly in iPhones and Android. Instagram allows users to save Instagram Reels or share a reel directly to Facebook from the Instagram app on Android.

You can share every reel individually on Facebook or may adjust settings to share all future Instagram reels on Facebook. It is suggested that all future reels be set to share automatically on Facebook.

Share Instagram Reel to Facebook on iPhone

Follow these steps to share your Instagram reel on Facebook on your iPhone:

Step 1. Open your Instagram and go to your profile. Tap on "More" in the top right corner and open "Settings" and "Account Center."

Step 2. Tap on "Sharing across profiles." Choose the account from which you want to share Reels and the account where you want them to be shared.

Step 3. Below "Automatically share," toggle the switch to either off or set up the sharing preferences for your Instagram Reels on Facebook.

Step 4. Record a new Reel or choose an existing one from your profile. Click "Next" to move to the sharing options.

Step 5. Tap the "Share" button to post your reel on Instagram, and it will be automatically shared with the selected Facebook account.

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Share Instagram Reel to Facebook after Posting

Are you looking for ways to share already posted reels on Facebook? EaseUS RecExperts is a powerful screen recording software offering multiple features. It allows users to record and save their already posted Instagram Reel. You can also record Facebook videos. Download it now!

This powerful tool creates high-quality recordings. Users can record full-screen, specific regions, an individual app screen, and record audio on PC. EaseUS RecExperts supports multiple audio sources, enabling users to record system sounds and microphone input simultaneously.

With its webcam recording, you can overlay your webcam feed on the screen recording. One notable feature of EaseUS RecExperts is its scheduling, which enables users to start and stop recording automatically. Its post-recording editing, flexible recording, and sharing features make it the best screen recording tool.

Check how to share Instagram Reel to Facebook after posting:

Step 1. Go to the Reels you want to record and launch EaseUS RecExperts on our computer. Then, choose a recording mode from "Full Screen" or "Region". You can also choose to record the system sound or the microphone.

EaseUS RecExperts Choose a Recording Mode

Step 2. Then, click "REC" to start recording. You will see a task bar after a three-second countdown. You can click the button circled on the task bar to pause or stop recording.

Task Bar on EaseUS RecExperts

Step 3. Once done, you will be led to the recording list interface where you can view or edit your recordings.

Recording List

How to Share Instagram Reel to Facebook FAQs

Sharing Instagram reels to Facebook is a great way to enhance your reach. If you have confusions about the process, here are some insights.

1. Why can't I share my Instagram reel on Facebook? 

There could be several reasons behind the Instagram reel not being shared on the Facebook issue. Ensure that your Instagram and Facebook accounts are added to the same Accounts Centre. It is necessary for cross-platform sharing. Make sure to use the latest version of the Instagram app. If the problem still persists, there could be technical issues. Try again later or restart your apps.

2. How do I upload a reel to Facebook? 

Follow these steps to upload an Instagram Reel to Facebook:

Step 1. Open the Instagram app.

Step 2. Record a new Reel or choose an existing one.

Step 3. Click Next to proceed.

Step 4. Open Share to Facebook.    

Step 5. Select the Facebook account to share the reel.

Step 6. Choose whether to share all future Reels automatically or just the current one.

Step 7. Tap Back and then Share to post your Reel on Instagram and share it on Facebook simultaneously.

3. How do I post from Instagram to Facebook? 

Follow these steps to post from Instagram to Facebook:

Step 1. Open the Instagram app.

Step 2. Create a new post or choose an existing one.   

Step 3. On the post screen, there is an option to share on Facebook.

Step 4. Select it, and the post will be shared with your connected Facebook account.

Step 5. Adjust your post settings and tap Share to publish it.


Every platform serves as a unique way to enhance your audience and reach. You may have different friends on Facebook and Instagram. Sharing an Instagram reel on Facebook ensures more views. Instagram allows users to share their stories on Facebook with the same account centre.

This article mentioned the steps on how to share Instagram reels on Facebook. Whether you're using Android or iOS, we've mentioned steps for you. If you want to share an Instagram reel that is posted or someone else's story on Facebook, you can use EaseUS RecExperts. It is an efficient screen recorder offering multiple features to enhance your experience. 

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