Question: How did my Facebook friends find my Instagram?

Anyone with your phone number saved in their contacts or who has added you on Facebook can find your Instagram account — especially if they’re intent on stalking you.

How do I hide my Instagram from friends on Facebook?

Use a different name and not your display picture. Make your account private. If any of your FB friends request to follow you just simply reject them.

Just follow my steps:

  1. Register with a new email address.
  2. Do not link you Facebook ID with Instagram.
  3. Do not enter any mobile number in Insta.

How did someone find my IG?

They would have received this because they had your phone number. They would click on their notification which would open Instagram on your profile, verified it was you and clicked follow. Instagram automatically detects your contacts (if you allow it) and it will send notifications to friends that you have joined IG.

Can Facebook friends see Instagram?

When you post something from Instagram on Facebook, your Facebook friends will immediately know that you are on Instagram because Instagram posts are visible by default. You can’t change the privacy settings from Instagram, but you can configure Facebook to make your Instagram posts private.

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Can anyone see my Instagram on Facebook?

If your Instagram account is private and you don’t choose to share your posts to your Facebook feed no can see your photos. Besides those you accept to follow your private account.

How do I stop my contacts from finding me on Instagram?

Tap or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile. Tap in the top right, then tap Settings. Tap Account, then tap Contacts Syncing. Tap next to Connect Contacts to turn off contact syncing.

How do you find a hidden Instagram account?

Here are the step-by-step instructions.

  1. Go to Instagram and find the username of the private account you’re trying to view.
  2. Now go to and scroll down until you find “Private Instagram Viewer.”
  3. Click on that and enter the person’s username.
  4. Then click “View Private Account.”

How do I revoke my Instagram from other devices?

Remove Unfamiliar Devices

Step 1: On the Login activity page, tap the three-dotted menu icon next to the device you want to remove/disconnect from your account. Step 2: Select Log Out on the Login info card that pops up. Step 3: A confirmation message is displayed. Tap OK.

How do you know if your Facebook is connected to Instagram?

1. Confirm your Facebook Page is linked via the Instagram app

  1. Open the Instagram app.
  2. Tap Edit Profile.
  3. Tap Page.
  4. Select the Facebook Page you want to associate with this Instagram account. If you do not have a Facebook Page, tap “Create a New Facebook Page” and follow the instructions on Instagram.
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Can someone see my private Instagram?

Public: Your profile and posts can be seen by anyone, on or off Instagram, even if they don’t have an Instagram account. Private: Only the followers you approve can see what you share, including your photos or videos on hashtag and location pages, and your followers and following lists.