Connect Quriobot to your Instagram Business Account

To connect your bot to your Instagram Business Account(s):

Step 0. Enable Message Control Connected Tools Settings

In order to manage Instagram messages via API, IG Professional accounts will need to enable the connected tools toggle under message control settings.

Please learn more here.

Step 1: Create a bot, SAVE IT.

Step 2: Go to the Channels tab -> Instant messengers

Step 3: Click on Add new channel of type Instagram and click Next

Step 4: Choose the Instagram Business Account you want to connect it to. After giving the authorization to access your pages, you can select the page you want to connect your bot channel to and, set the additional settings.

Step 5: Each bot on Instagram can have up to 3 Persistent Menu items as they are called on Instagram. These menu items allow the user to switch to a live chat conversation or to Finish and (re)Start an automated Quriobot chat conversation or just an arbitrary URL that you want to put in.

Note: We have added some default texts to these items, but these can be changed, removed, or reordered:

For example, an arbitrary URL menu item:

You also need to configure the Quriobot app to be the primary receiver of your page’s messages. These settings can be found on Page Settings (bottom left) > Advanced Messaging (in the menu on the left) > App Settings (see image below) > Configure -> Instagram receiver (see image below):

That’s it! You have now connected your bot to your Instagram Business Account!

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