Authorization Guide

Here’s how to set up your IQ Hashtags account in a couple of simple steps!

Before we explain the process, make sure to meet the following requirements:

  1. Instagram account switched to business or creator account How to switch to a business/creator account.
  2. Instagram account linked to a Facebook business page. The authorization won’t work If your Instagram account is linked to your personal Facebook profile – How to link your Instagram account to a Facebook page. 
  3. You need Facebook Access to the page with full or partial control in order to grant necessary permissions for the authorization to be completed – Learn more about the page access – Classic pages & New pages.
  4. Logged into the Facebook account connected to the Instagram account you’re linking to IQ Hashtags.
[Find video instruction at the end of the page]

Step One

Click on the Create your free account option to switch to the account registration window.

Step Two

Register with an e-mail address you’d like us to send the onboarding lessons and future communication. You can also register with your Facebook or Google Account. Click on I accept terms and privacy policy and select Create your free account.

Step Three

  1. Decide what type of billing cycle suits you best. Use the toggle switch button to pay monthly or yearly.
  2. Decide which IQ Hashtags Plan works best for you. Click on the Start a 7-day free trial button under the plan you want to continue with.

Step Four

Select your payment method. You won’t be charged any subscription fees until the end of your free trial period. This payment method will be charged after your free trial ends (unless you cancel your free trial). You can cancel the subscription at any time for free during your trial. After 7 days, the subscription fee will be charged.

Step Five

  1. If you chose the Credit Card payment method, fill in your credit card information. 
  2. Ensure you’ve entered the correct credit card information and click on the Subscribe button.

Step Six

To enjoy the full IQ Hashtags experience, you need to link your Instagram account with IQ Hashtags. IQ Hashtags is officially approved by Instagram, and all logins and authentications used are through Instagram and Facebook’s API. Therefore, the authorization process is 100% safe for your Instagram account. 

Click on the Continue with Facebook button to authorize your account and get full access to all IQ Hashtags features.

NOTE: You can skip this step if you’re not ready to authorize your account yet (for ex., your Instagram account isn’t linked to a Facebook page). You’ll be able to authorize your account after completing the registration process from your IQ Hashtags account settings.

Step Seven  

(if you’re not seeing this step, you can proceed to Step Nine)

Click on the Allow essential and optional cookies button.

Step Eight

(if you’re not seeing this step, you can proceed to Step Nine)

Enter your Facebook login details and click on the Log in button.

Step Nine

Continue with a personal Facebook account with access to the Facebook page linked to the Instagram account you wish to register with IQ Hashtags. You need Facebook Access to the page with full or partial control.

Click Continue as… or log into another Facebook account by clicking Log into another account.

Step Ten

Select the Instagram account you wish to register with IQ Hashtags and click Next.

Step Eleven

Select the Facebook page linked to the Instagram account you chose in the previous step and click Next.

Step Twelve

Grant all the permissions listed in this window and click Done.

NOTE: If you’re unable to grant any of these permissions, ask a person with full control of the Facebook page to give you Facebook access with full or partial control. Learn how to do it here.

Step Thirteen

Click OK.

Step Fourteen

  1. Click on the Instagram account you’d like to analyze in IQ Hashtags.
  2. Once you’ve selected the right Instagram account, click on the Continue button.


Your IQ Hashtags account has been registered!

You’ll receive weekly onboarding e-mails guiding you through all the features and tips on how to use them effectively to grow your Instagram profile.

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