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Connect Facebook to Shout to respond to Facebook Messenger Messages

You can connect your Facebook business page  directly to Shout in order to manage and respond to your Facebook Messenger direct messages.  Here's a few reasons why you should connect Instagram to Shout:

1. Manage all your messaging from the same place, Shout, rather than trying to keep up with your messages in multiple apps.

2. Allow Shout bots to automatically respond to FAQs and collect contact information.

3. Use Shout Quick Responses to speed up response times.

4. Use Shout Scheduled Messages so you can work on your scheduled and respond when your recipient most likely to see it.

Ready to get started? Here's how to connect Facebook business page to Shout:

1. Upgrade your Shout Account if you're using the Free Plan

Connecting Facebook to Shout requires a small upgrade if your using the Free Plan on Shout.  Don't worry though, you get a 7-day free trial and you can cancel anytime. Upgrade here

2. Make sure have a Facebook business page

  • What's this for? In order for a third party application, like Shout, to connect to your Facebook account, you'll need to create a free Facebook business page.  The Facebook page allows third parties, like Shout, to access and manage your Facebook Messenger messages.
  • How do I create a Facebook business page? If you've never created a a free Facebook page for your business, click here to set one up.

3. Connect your Facebook business page to Shout

  • Navigate to the Facebook Services page in Shout Settings here.
  • Click the "Connect a Facebook Page" button.
  • Login to Facebook and select the Instagram pages you'd like to connect. Click "Next".
  • Select the Facebook pages you'd like to connect and click "Next".
  • Ensure that all permissions are marked as "Yes" and click "Done".
  • Click "OK" under the confirmation message that says "You've now linked Shout to Facebook".
  • Click "Connect" in the modal on the Shout settings page.
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