All Collections
I'm having trouble connecting my Instagram or Facebook account
I'm having trouble connecting my Instagram or Facebook account

Tips for fixing Instagram & Facebook authentication issues

Updated over a week ago

Note: This is the most common problem our customers have. Unfortunately, we don't have control over Instagram/Facebook account authentication and can be a VERY confusing process!

Most often this problem is due to their API being down or a misconfiguration with your account. If the API is the issue, just try again in a couple hours. If it is a misconfiguration, sometimes the tips below can help.

Check your Instagram account configuration

First, confirm your Instagram account:

Review required permissions

By default, POPSMASH requests the permissions it needs when connecting your account. If these are modified (changed from the defaults) or incorrectly set, you may get an error. To fix the error, try connecting again and select Edit Settings on the Facebook permissions screen:

Next, make sure the Instagram account(s) you want to use is selected:

Next, ensure the Facebook page associated with your Instagram account is selected:

Lastly, ensure POPSMASH has the permissions it needs:

If you follow the above instructions, you should now be able to connect your accounts. If you still have trouble, please contact our support team with the messenger in the bottom right corner of this page.

Did this answer your question?