How To Fix “You Cannot Use Facebook Because Your Linked Instagram Account Is Disabled”

Have you ever encountered an error on Facebook which says, “you cannot use Facebook because your linked Instagram account is disabled?” If so, you are on the right page, as I am discussing how to fix the issue on Facebook today.

Answer:
To fix “You Cannot Use Facebook Because Your Linked Instagram Account Is Disabled,” you can try these methods,
Method 1: Through Facebook Help Center
Method 2: Through Instagram Help Center

How To Fix “You Cannot Use Facebook Because Your Linked Instagram Account Is Disabled”

Here is the step-by-step process you can follow to fix the “You cannot use Facebook because your linked Instagram account is disabled” issue.

Method 1: Through Facebook Help Center

Suppose your Instagram account is having an issue due to not following Instagram’s community guidelines. Then follow the step-by-step process to appeal to reactivate your Instagram account.

  1. First, open any web browser on your device (Mobile, PC, or Laptop).

  2. Now, tap on the search box, enter Instagram Help Center-Facebook, or go straight to the link.

  3. After that, fill up the form, enter your full name, email address, Instagram username, and mobile number, and explain your problem in detail.

  4. Once you fill-up the form, tap on the send button to submit the form.

Wait for a week or more for Facebook to resolve the issue and log back into your Facebook account.

Method 2: Through Instagram Help Center

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Follow the below steps to fix the Facebook issue through the Instagram Center,

  1. First, open any web browser on your device (Mobile, PC, or Laptop).

  2. Now, tap on the search box, enter Instagram Help Center, or go straight to the link.

  3. Tap On “My Instagram Account Was …” from the screen.

  4. Then tick on the “I understand and wish to continue”

  5. After that, fill up the form, enter your full name, email address, Instagram username, and mobile number, explain your problem in detail and attach the images of the issue you are facing.

  6. After filling up all the information, tick the “ My content was …..”.

  7. Then tap on the send button to submit the Instagram form.

  8. Once you send the form, you will receive a mail-in email. It might take 2-3 hours to receive mail from Instagram. Check the SPAM folder if you did not receive mail from Instagram.

  9. Open the email and follow the instructions sent in the mail.

How Can I Restore My Instagram Account If It Has Been Disabled?

Instagram will automatically restore your Instagram account if your account is temporarily under suspension. While you log into your Instagram account, you will notice why your Instagram account is not able to function properly; generally, a temporarily disabled account will restore after 7-30 days.

To restore your Instagram account, if it is facing the issue, go to the account deactivation page and fill out the form asking to reactive your account again. After that, wait for the response. But if your Instagram account is permanently disabled, then you have to manually appeal to restore your Instagram account by submitting the Instagram deactivation form.

If your appeal is correct, your Instagram account will be restored. Otherwise, your account will face the issue on Facebook. Then, you can create a new Instagram account to use Instagram.

Can Instagram Disable Your Account When It’s Linked To A Facebook Account That Is Blocked?

Yes, Instagram can disable your account when linked to a blocked Facebook account. In addition, if you share the same content on Facebook and Instagram, there is a high chance that your Instagram account will also be unavailable if your Facebook account is under suspension.

But if you are not sharing the same post and you have just linked your Instagram account with Facebook, even if Instagram disables your account, you can reactivate your Instagram account. After that, you can unlink the Facebook account that was not active.

Why Am I Getting An Error Saying, “Can’t Use This Account, Try Using Another Instagram”?

When you see an error message saying, “can’t use this account, try using another Instagram,” it means you cannot log in or link to the Instagram account you are trying to insert. It might be that your Instagram account has been temporarily/permanently unavailable, or there is something that stops you from using that Instagram account.

Still, you can try to log into your account if your account is disabled or blocked. After that, you will see the error of what is wrong with your Instagram account. But if you can not access your Instagram account, you must get a new Instagram account. And in case if you can access your Instagram account without any error message, you can try to log in to your account.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here are some frequently asked questions related to the topic.

How Long Is Instagram Jail?

You could end up in Instagram jail for different reasons. For instance, an action block may last 24-48 hours, but with repeated offenses, the action block will last longer and longer. Instagram jail may last a week if you break the community guidelines. If you commit more serious offenses, Instagram may indefinitely disable your account.

Can I Deactivate My Instagram Account For One Year?

There is no limit to how long you can deactivate your account. Instagram does not force you to reactivate it after a certain period. However, some users said that Instagram deletes their accounts if they keep them deactivated for longer.

Why Are My Facebook And Instagram Not Working?

If your Facebook and Instagram accounts are not working, it might be because one of the accounts is under suspension. Otherwise, there is some issue with Facebook and Instagram.

Can I Live Chat With Facebook Support?

Yes, you can live chat with Facebook support. You can go to the Facebook application and search the “Chat With Us” section, from where you can start a live chat with Facebook support. In addition, you can see the option if your device supports the feature.

How To Open Instagram From Facebook?

First, you have to know how to link Instagram from your Facebook account and open Instagram from Facebook. The link to open Instagram will appear just below your Facebook profile and above the link to any Facebook page. When you click the link on Facebook, an Instagram app will launch on your phone like you open Instagram. Read the full article on How To Open Instagram from Facebook [Link, Open And Unlink].

Conclusion

Dealing with such a disabled issue unexpectedly can be a bummer. To Fix “You Cannot Use Facebook Because Your Linked Instagram Account Is Disabled” issue, you need to complete a form. Search for “My Instagram account on Google and click either on a Facebook or Instagram form. Complete the form, send it, and wait for an email from Instagram.

Hope you found this article helpful. Thank you for reading!

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