Schedule and Post Instagram Content From a Computer Using Facebook Creator Studio

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Written by JR Web Solutions

On June 10, 2020
Schedule Instagram Posts on Desktop

You can publish, schedule, draft and edit Instagram posts from your computer using Creator Studio.

You can now use Creator Studio to upload, compose and post all of your Instagram content except stories from your computer. You can also do things such as save post drafts to continue working later, schedule posts to go live at a later date and time and edit the description and location of posts that you’ve already published.

Before you begin

  1. Connect to Instagram in Creator Studio.
  2. Click on Instagram Icon to go to the Instagram section.

Schedule Instagram Posts

Schedule Instagram Posts

Post to Instagram Feed

To upload and post content to Instagram Feed from Creator Studio:

1. Click Create Post.

2. Click Instagram Feed.

3. If you have more than 1 Instagram account connected, select the account you want to post to.

4. Add a caption (max of 2,200 characters, 30 mentions and 30 hashtags) and add a location (optional).

5. Click Add Content to choose the photos or videos you’d like to post. Next, choose between these 2 options:

    • Click From File Upload to upload new content. Learn more about image resolution and aspect ratios on Instagram.
    • Click From Facebook Page to post content that you’ve already shared on your Facebook.
    • Also worth noting – you can add multiple images here, which is an element that many third-party tools are unable to facilitate.

6. To tag accounts in your photo:

    1. Select on the bottom of your photo.
    2. Type the account name.
    3. Select Save.

7. To crop photos:

    1. Select on the bottom of your photo.
    2. Adjust the photo.
    3. Select Save.

8. To tag a business partner for a branded post:

    1. Select Advanced Settings.
    2. Type the name of the partner’s account in the Search for a business partner… field.
    3. Select the business partner.

9. If you want to simultaneously post this content to the Facebook Page connected to your Instagram account, check the box next to your Page under Post to Facebook.

    • You can add additional details to your Facebook post after you publish to Instagram.

10. Click Publish.

Schedule Instagram Posts

Schedule Instagram Posts

Schedule Instagram Posts

Draft Instagram Feed Posts

To save a post as a draft for your Instagram Feed in Creator Studio:

  1. Follow steps 1-6 for “Post to your Instagram Feed”.
  2. Click the arrow next to Publish.
  3. Select Save as Draft.
  4. Click Save as Draft.

Schedule Posts to Instagram Feed

To schedule a post to go live on your Instagram Feed at a later date:

  1. Follow steps 1-6 for “Post to your Instagram Feed”.
  2. Click the arrow next to Publish.
  3. Select Schedule.
  4. Choose the date and time at which you want your content to post on your Instagram feed.
  5. Click Schedule.

Schedule Instagram Posts

Edit Posts and Drafts

To edit a live post or draft in Creator Studio:

  1. Go to your Content Library.
  2. Select the Post you want to edit.
  3. To find a post, you can sort all content by Post Status (all, published, scheduled, drafted or archived). You can also select the Video, Photo or Carousel tab to filter by content type.
  4. Click the Edit button at the top of your screen.
  5. Edit the Post description or location.
  6. Click Advanced Settings to turn comments on or off on the post, or to tag a business partner in sponsored posts.
  7. Click Save Changes.

After you post, create a draft or schedule a post, you can see and manage your content in your Content Library.

Above Information from Facebook Website.

Want to publish like a pro?
Learn how you can use Creator Studio to post, manage content, get insights and take your Facebook and Instagram game to the next level.

There are also many Online Courses on Facebook – for Facebook and Instagram – click here to learn more



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