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How to create an Instagram channel?


Step 1: Make sure you have an Instagram account. This link below would help to set up a business account.

Step 2: Make sure your Facebook page is connected to the Instagram account, for which the Instagram account holder is admin.

You can do that setting here:

  1. Go to
  2. Select Your Page
  3. Go to Settings
  4. Select Instagram and connect your business account.

Now switch back to Chatlake App.

Step 1. Click on "Add Inbox" button from Settings > Inboxes page.


Step 2. Click on the "Facebook" icon.


Step 3. Click on the Facebook login button. It will open a new window for you to log in.


Step 4. Authenticate with Facebook, select an Instagram account and select the page you want to connect. Enable all permissions shown in the list. Otherwise, the app might not work.


Step 5. "Add agents" to your Facebook inbox.


Step 6. Hooray! You have successfully created a Messenger inbox. Whenever a customer sends a message to your Instagram account or Facebook page, you will see it in the dashboard.


Step 7. If you want to update the agents who have access to the inbox, you can go to Settings > Inboxes.