How to post and schedule to Instagram on Engage

In order to schedule and/or post something on your Instagram Channel through Levuro Engage, you just need to follow a couple of simple steps.

NOTE: Before starting, bear in mind that you must have an Instagram Business Profile and you must previously connect it to Levuro Engage. If you don't know how to it, you can look at the dedicated article in the Connecting New Channels category.

Those are the simple steps you should do FROM YOUR MOBILE DEVICE:

Open the mobile app
Click Create Post on the bottom right
You'll be redirected to your List of Connected Channels, so just choose your Instagram account or add a new one below
Now, you'll be able to draft your Instagram post: in order to add your photos/videos, hit Add Video/Image and choose them from your Media Library uploads, then press on Done top right
Then, write your caption on the Text Section and assign your post to a specific story/campaign pressing on the Story button
After that step, you can finally schedule your post at the best time/day you prefer, by hitting the Planned on section that is below the channel account name
Click the Save Draft button top right to save you post
At this point, you'll be able to see your scheduled post on its assigned story: pressing on it, you have access to its Preview and you can decide to Publish Now, Approve, add/assign a New Task to a team member, Edit the post, or More (button that would allow you to Change Story to your post, Delete it, or just Cancel
If you want to wait for the exact time you've already scheduled, just switch off and you''ll receive a notification some minutes before the post to be published, otherwise you can press on Publish Now and the further steps will be the same as following
After receiving your notification, just press on it and you'll be redirected to a Preparing Content Section where your text content is copied to clipboard, permission is granted, while the file preparation process is shown
Now, click on Publish at the bottom
Finally, you'll be redirected to your Instagram account and be able to publish your content in there

NOTE: Publishing to Instagram can be done only manually. Therefore, clicking on Publish will open the instagram App on your phone, where you can finish publishing your content



And those are the simple steps you should do FROM YOUR DESKTOP:

Go to your https://engage.levuro.com/ account
Hit the Add Post button top right
You'll be redirected to your List of Connected Channels, so just choose your Instagram account or add a new one below
Now, you'll be able to draft your Instagram post: in order to add your photos/videos, hit the Photo/Video green button below and choose them from your Media Library uploads, then press on Choose bottom right
Then, write your caption on the Text Section and assign your post to a specific story/campaign pressing on the Story button
After that step, you can finally schedule your post at the best time/day you prefer, by hitting the Publishing Date section that is near the channel's account name
Click on the Save as Draft button bottom left to save you post
At this point, you'll be able to see your scheduled post on its assigned story: pressing on it, you have access to its Preview and you can decide to Publish, Approve, Add Task for a team member, Edit the post, Change Campaign to your post, or Delete it.
If you want to wait for the exact time you already scheduled, just switch off and you''ll receive a notification some minutes before the post to be published. Otherwise, if you press on Publish and then Publish Now, you'll receive a warning message which tells you that you can publish on Instagram only through your mobile app
Therefore, just open the mobile app, go to your planned post, and press on Publish Now
You'll be redirected to a Preparing Content Section where your text content is copied to clipboard, permission is granted, while the file preparation process is shown
Now, click on Publish at the bottom
Finally, you'll be redirected to your Instagram account and be able to publish your content in there

NOTE: The final publishing process on Instagram is possible only through Levuro Engage app, even if you can schedule and plan your post also through the desktop version.



Now your post is correctly scheduled and/or posted on Instagram through Levuro Engage!
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