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Want to get approved for Instagram shopping?

If you’re located in a region where Instagram shopping is available you can create a Shop and start selling your products on Instagram. But before you can use Instagram shopping features, you must complete a few steps.

How to get approved for shopping on Instagram: #

Step 1: Meet the Criteria for an Instagram Shop ✅

Do you tick all of the above? Then you can go to the next step.

Step 2: Create a Facebook Catalogue 📖

Next, create a Facebook Catalogue and connect it with your Instagram account. You can do so through the Facebook Catalogue Manager, or get a certified Facebook partner to help you set it up.

Step 3: Set up Instagram Shopping in your app 📱

Finally, you need to enable Instagram Shopping in your app before you can start promoting your products with shoppable tags.

  1. Go to your Instagram profile.
  2. Tap “Settings”.
  3. Tap “Business”.
  4. Tap “Set up Instagram Shopping” (Note: you’ll only see this option if your account has been approved for Instagram shopping).
  5. Tap “Continue”.
  6. Select a product catalogue to connect to your Instagram account.

Done! Now that you know how to get approved for shopping on Instagram, it's time to set up your Instagram shop 🛒 and start selling!