How to schedule posts on Instagram

Instead of publishing a new post every day on the Instagram platform, Facebook or Meta recently allows you to schedule posts on Instagram.

Follow the steps below completely to be able to schedule Instagram posts properly.

Instagram post scheduling requirements

  • You must have a Facebook Business account Meta business suite
  • You must have previously linked your Instagram account page with the Facebook page in the same business account.
  • You must be the owner of a business account to link pages together.

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11 steps to schedule posts on Instagram

  1. First: Log in to your Facebook account
  2. Click on the page that you linked to your Instagram account
  3. Click on the left menu on Meta business suite
  4. After logging into your business account, click on Planner in the left menu
  5. Then click on the word “Schedule”. Schedule 
  6. Choose the type of post you want to publish (photo/video post or STORY status)
  7. Choose the date you want to publish. With the time and day and press Save
  8. Select to post to Facebook, Instagram, or both.
  9. Upload the photos or video you want to publish
  10. Type the text you want to share with your post or status.
  11. Click Schedule.

Thus, you have completely completed the process of scheduling posts. You can schedule an unlimited number of posts for the future.

Scheduling posts on Instagram

How to schedule posts on Instagram

Log in to your Facebook account. Then click on the page you manage.

From the left menu on the Facebook page, click on Schedule Posts under the Meta Business Account heading. It will take you to a new window to complete the next step

Click on the word Schedule Schedule 

In the new window, select the scheduling option. A drop-down menu will appear. Click on “Schedule a post” and continue with the next step.

Choose the date to schedule the Instagram post

Here you can specify the date of the publication by time, hour, and minute, and it also provides you with suggestions for the best times to publish daily. When finished, click Save and continue to the next point.

Select publishing options, upload photos, and then click Schedule

Here you must select options for where to publish, whether on Facebook or Instagram, then write the text, then upload the photos or video you want to publish or schedule, and then after previewing, click Schedule to complete the process successfully.

How to schedule posts on Instagram