In this article :
Checklist before you begin
Connect Facebook Page with Instagram account (if you already have an existing Facebook Page)
Steps to connect with Instagram Shopping
Submit your account for Instagram to review
What do you need to know?
1. Checklist before you begin
Instagram Shopping is not one of the EasyStore sales channels. However, if you wish to sell your EasyStore products to Instagram Shopping, you need to follow the steps given below.
Make sure your country/region is in the list for Instagram Shopping Availability. You may check the market accessibility here
Only physical products can be sold in Instagram Shopping
Your business complies with Facebook's Merchant Agreement Policy & Commerce Policies
Make sure your business is complies with Commerce Eligibility Requirements
Your business owns a website domain.
If you are using a personal account, please switch to professional account. May refer to a guide here
If your business meets all the above requirements, please continue with the following steps to enable Instagram Shopping for your business.
2. Connect Facebook Page with Instagram account (if you already have an existing Facebook Page)
Step 1 : Go to your Facebook Page > Under Manage page > Settings
Step 2 : At Page Settings > Scroll down a bit then see the Instagram > Click Instagram > Connect Account
Step 3 : Login to your Instagram account
Step 4 : Once done, it will appear as such
3. Steps to connect with Instagram Shopping
Step 1 : Connect to a Facebook Page. Go to your business's Instagram profile > Edit profile > Public business information > Page
📌 Note :
If you do not have a Facebook page yet, may refer this guide here to create one.
Facebook Page Shop is not required, only a Facebook Page will do.
Step 2 : Add products to Facebook Product Catalogue. If you do not have a Facebook Product Catalogue yet, may refer to this guide here to create one.
If you have connected your Facebook account with EasyStore, a Facebook Product Catalogue will be created and all products in EasyStore will be sync to the Facebook product Catalogue.
You may refer to the guides below on how to connect Facebook with EasyStore :
Connecting with Facebook ( Part 1: Setup guide )
Connecting with Facebook ( Part 2: Features )
Step 3 : Setup Instagram Shopping. Please login to your Instagram account > Settings > Business > Set up Instagram shopping.
Step 4 : Once you have completed the process, kindly submit it for review.
4. Submit your account for Instagram to review
Once you've connected a Facebook Product Catalogue and have products in your catalogue, you can submit your account for Instagram to review. The account reviews make take a few days (can take longer as Instagram will review your account).
Step1 : Go to your business's Instagram profile and select Settings
Step 2 : Sign up for shopping
Step 3 : Follow the steps to submit your account for review.
Step 4 : Visit Shopping in your Settings to check your account review status.
⚠️ Reminder :If you have any issues with the account review, kindly contact Facebook Commerce Support for further assistance and clarifications!
5. What do you need to know?
Some businesses may be notified to verify your website domain. If you have received this notification from Instagram, you may follow the steps to complete the domain verification process to submit your account for review.
May refer to this guide here to verify your domain with Facebook.
This is the complete process on Instagram Shopping. If your account review is having any issues, kindly contact Facebook or Instagram team for further assistance as they will be reviewing your Instagram Shopping application.
Instagram Shopping is not one of the EasyStore sales channels. However, if you wish to sell your EasyStore products to Instagram Shopping, you need to follow the steps given above.
Next, connect your Facebook account with EasyStore. Once it has been successfully connected, the products in EasyStore will automatically sync to your Facebook Product Catalogue
Instagram Shopping will review your product from your Facebook Product Catalogue. May refer to this guide here for more information.
Updated on: 22/09/2023