How to put Instagram on TikTok

After so much insistence from your friends, you too have succumbed to the temptation to subscribe to TikTok , the very popular social network that allows you to share short amateur video clips to customize with filters, special effects and music. Having successfully completed the creation of your account, you immediately uploaded a photo to be associated with your profile and customized the bio of the latter without encountering any kind of problem. Unfortunately, however, you did not have the same luck when you tried to connect your Instagram account and TikTok and, for this reason, you are wondering if I can help you in this regard. Of course yes, God forbid!

If you give me a few minutes of your free time, I can explain how to put Instagram on TikTok providing you with all the information you need to connect the two social networks. In the next few lines you will first find the detailed procedure for connecting Instagram to TikTok through the latter’s settings. Next, I’ll show you how to put the Instagram link directly in your profile bio on the Chinese social network. In addition, you will also find instructions for opening a support ticket in case you encounter problems connecting the two accounts.

How do you say? Is that exactly what you wanted to know? So let’s not dwell further and take action. Courage: make yourself comfortable and dedicate yourself to reading the next paragraphs. By carefully following the instructions I am about to give you and trying to put them into practice, I assure you that connecting Instagram and TikTok will really be a breeze. Having said that, all I have to do is wish you a good read and a big good luck for everything!


Preliminary information


Before getting to the heart of this tutorial and explaining how to put Instagram on TikTok , it might be useful to know that the famous Chinese social network provides a special function which allows all users, regardless of the number of followers, to link an Instagram account (and even a YouTube channel) to their profile.

By doing so, you can show a button on your TikTok profile which, once pressed, automatically redirects to the linked profile. Alternatively, you can connect external social networks to TikTok “manually”, by inserting the link of the profile to link (eg the Instagram one) in the Website section of your TikTok account. However, this feature is only available to users who have at least 5,000 followers .

Both functions, which can only be activated from smartphones and tablets using the TikTok app for Android devices (also available on alternative stores) and iPhone / iPad, are especially useful for users who have a substantial number of followers / views on TikTok and intend to manage this traffic also on Instagram.

How to put your Instagram profile on TikTok

Come mettere il profilo Instagram su TikTok

Is everything clear so far? Well, then let’s take action. The procedure to put your Instagram account on TikTok is quick and easy. All you have to do is access your profile settings and select the option to connect to the famous photo social network.

To proceed, start TikTok app and, if you have not set up automatic login to your account, select the Login option. In the new screen displayed, tap on the Use phone / email / username item, select the Email / username option (if you have registered to TikTok using your number phone, select the Telephone tab and enter your number in the appropriate field), enter your login details in the Email or username and Password and tap the Login button, to log in.

Alternatively, if you have registered to TikTok using your Facebook account, a Google account, your Apple ID or your Twitter profile, on the Login to TikTok screen select the option of your interest between Continue with Facebook , Continue with Google , Continue with Apple and Continue with Twitter . If, on the other hand, you are reading this guide for information and do not yet have an account, you may find my guide on how to register on TikTok useful.

After logging into your account, click on the Me option located in the bottom menu and, in the new screen displayed, tap the Edit profile button. Now, locate the Instagram entry, select the Add Instagram to your profile option and press the Accept button.

Once this is done, enter the data associated with the Instagram account you intend to connect to TikTok in the fields Phone number, username or email and Password and tap the Login button. Alternatively, if you registered on Instagram using your Facebook account, click on the Continue with Facebook option.

Regardless of the choice made previously, now tap the Authorize button, to allow TikTok to access your profile information Instagram (username and account type) and complete the connection between the two social networks.

Come mettere account Instagram su TikTok

If everything went well, in the Edit profile screen, near the Instagram entry, you should see the username used on the famous photographic social network. Furthermore, by accessing the main screen of your TikTok profile, pressing on the Me option placed in the bottom menu, you should see the Instagram icon next to the option Edit profile , indicating that your account has been successfully linked.

In case of second thoughts, you can disconnect Instagram from TikTok by repeating the procedure I have just indicated to you. To do this, tap the Me option, press the Edit profile button, tap the Instagram item and select the option Disconnect from the menu that opens. Simple, right?

How to put the Instagram link on TikTok

Mettere bio su TikTok

As mentioned in the opening lines of this guide, you can put the Instagram link on TikTok also in the bio of your profile. However, this feature is only available to users who have at least 5,000 followers .

If this is yours case, take your smartphone or tablet, start the TikTok app and, if you haven’t already done so, log in to your account. Then press on the Me item, in the bottom menu, tap the button Edit profile and, in the new screen that appears, locate the option Website .

At this point, click on Add Website , enter the URL of your Instagram profile (in this regard, my guide on how to copy the Instagram link may be useful) in the appropriate field and tap on the Prefer option, to save the changes and put the link in bio on TikTok.

How to put Instagram filters on TikTok

Come mettere i filtri di Instagram su TikTok

If your intention is to put Instagram filters on TikTok , sorry to tell you this is not possible. However, you can first make a video on the famous photographic social network and save it on your device and then upload it to TikTok.

If you think this is a valid solution and you want to record a video on the spot, start the Instagram app for Android or iPhone, tap the + button and, in the new screen displayed, select the option that you prefer between History and Reel . Then select the effects you want to apply and press the button to start recording .

Completed the registration and apply the additional filters and effects of your interest, tap on the downward arrow icon, to download the video in question on your device (without necessarily uploading it to Instagram too).

If, on the other hand, the video to which you intend to apply the Instagram filters is already available on your device, press the + button , choose the Post option, select the video of your interest and tap on the Next item, top right. At this point, choose which filters to apply and press the Next and Share buttons, to publish it on your Instagram profile and download it later. To download you can use special services, such as those indicated in my guide dedicated to apps to download videos from Instagram.

After making the video of your interest, having applied the Instagram filters and downloaded it on your device, all you have to do is start the TikTok app, press the + button located in the menu at the bottom and select the Upload option. Then choose the video to upload, press the Next buttons (three consecutive times) and Publish and that’s it. For the detailed procedure, you can check out my guide on how to make videos on TikTok.

In case of problems

Segnalare un problema su TikTok

If you have followed the instructions you I provided in the previous paragraphs but, despite this, you were unable to connect your Instagram profile on TikTok, you can request assistance from the famous Chinese social network by accessing the Feedback and assistance section of the app.

To do this, start the TikTok app, click on the Me option in the menu at the bottom and, in the new screen displayed, tap on the three dots icon at the top right. Now, locate the Support section in the opened menu, select the Report a problem item, choose the Account and profile and Edit profile options and click on Adding YouTube and Instagram accounts to your profile .

Now, try to put into practice the instructions displayed on the screen, to try to solve your problems in complete autonomy. If you still can’t create your account on TikTok, log in again to the section Adding YouTube and Instagram accounts to your profile , locate the item Is the problem solved? , choose the No option and select The problem persists .

In the new screen displayed, describe your problem in the field Tell us your feedback , press the landscape icon, to load any screenshots of the problem, and tap the button Submit , to send your report.

At any time, you can view the status of your reports and read any replies from part of the TikTok staff. To do this, access the Report a problem section, click on the sheet icon, at the top right, and select the ticket you are interested in.

Salvatore Aranzulla
Salvatore Aranzulla is the most widely read blogger and IT popularizer in Italy. He is known for discovering vulnerabilities in Google and
Microsoft. He collaborates with computer magazines and edited the technological column of the newspaper Il Messaggero. He is the founder of, one of the
thirty most visited sites in Italy, in which he responds with simplicity to thousands of computer-related doubts. He has published for Mondadori and
Mondadori Informatica.

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