How to share a link on Instagram 2024

You can’t add a link to images and videos you post on Instagram, but you can add a link to your Instagram profile. You can link to Facebook, Twitter or your personal website. Furthermore, links inserted into the Caption box are valid when you share your photos and videos on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr. Be careful what you link to using Instagram; you may breach Instagram’s terms of use and have your account suspended or banned.

In thus guide, you’ll learn how to how to post a link on Instagram, to get clicks for the link from your Instagram audience. 

How to share a link on Instagram

You have different ways to post a link on Instagram. Let’s explain based on the place you can have a link.

You can post a link on following sections on Instagram:

  • Instagram story
  • Instagram bio
  • Instagram post
  • Instagram direct message

How to post a link on Instagram

You have heard that you are only allowed to add one link to your Instagram bio, however, we have a trick for you. Use iLink to add multiple links in your Instagram bio.

  1. Launch the Instagram app on your device and then tap the “Profile” button in the lower right corner of the app.
  2. Tap “Edit your profile” and then tap the “Website” field.
  3. Type or paste the iLink URL into the Website box and then tap the “Save” button near the bottom of the page. The link appears on your profile immediately.

This way, you can share links on Instagram without any limits and you can ditch the “Link not allowed” error on Instagram which so many users complain about.

how to share a link on instagram

Add Links to Facebook Posts

1. Launch the Instagram app, tap the “Camera” button and take a picture.

2. Tap the arrow button and then tap the services you want to share the photo with — Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr or Flickr.

3. Tap the “Add a caption” box and then type or paste the link into the Caption box. It’s not necessary to include the “http://” part of the link.

4. Tap the check mark button to post the image, along with the link, to the selected social networking services.

How to post a link on Instagram story

Unfortunately adding link on Instagram story is still not available for all Instagram accounts, but it is said that Instagram is working on an option which gives all users the ability to post a link on Instagram.

For now, only the account who have more than 10k followers are able to share links on Instagram stories. However, adding IGTV link is possible even if you have less than 10K followers.

Here is How to post a link on Instagram story:

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