This integration allows you to upload videos to your Instagram feed via the Grabyo desktop.

How to add an Instagram account


  1. Select your USER icon in the top right-hand corner of the page

  2. Select SOCIAL ACCOUNTS from the drop-down menu

  3. Select ADD ACCOUNT

  4. Select INSTAGRAM from the menu

  5. Link your Facebook account and page

  6. Select SUBMIT to add the INSTAGRAM account


📕 Note: Facebook login does not support Instagram credentials so app users must sign in using a Facebook account. In order to use the workflow, your Instagram will need to be a business account.

How to share to your Instagram account


  1. Select LIVE CLIPPING on the stream that you want to clip from

  2. Select a CAMPAIGN from the drop-down menu on the right-hand side of the page

  3. Set the IN and OUT points of your content

  4. Select a CAMPAIGN and add a SOCIAL MESSAGE

  5. Select your INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT and select SAVE AND SHARE


Summary of availability of Instagram features

Instagram feature

Availability

Publish to feed

Grabyo studio, Grabyo Mobile, Instagram App

Publish to stories

Grabyo Mobile, Instagram App

Publish to reels

Instagram App

Publish to InstagramTV

Instagram App, IGTV app, Instagram Creator studio

Web Limitations

  • Can only be used to publish to business IG User accounts; Creator IG User accounts are not supported

  • Accounts are limited to 25 API-published posts within a 24 hour period (across all Grabyo users with the same Instagram account)

  • Captions will not include the (@) symbol unless the app user is also able to perform Admin-equivalent Tasks on the app

  • Filters are not supported

  • Images and GIFs not supported via Grabyo desktop

  • Custom thumbnails are not supported via Grabyo

📕 Note: If you exceed the limit of 25 API-published posts, Grabyo will show an error message in the share history table.

✅ Tip: The supported aspect ratio are: Horizontal (16:9), Square (1:1) & Social (4:5)


Troubleshooting Instagram video length

The size of the uploaded video file must be below 100 MB. The duration of the video file must between 3 seconds and 60 seconds.

Based on your stream bitrate there is some further limitation:

Bitrate

Max length

20Mbps

37s

15Mbps

50s

12Mbps

60s

10Mbps

60s

8Mbps

60s

6Mbps

60s

4.5Mbps

60s

3.2Mbps

60s

1.9Mbs

60s

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