Facebook & Instagram "Book Now" buttons

Easily add "Book Now" buttons to your Facebook Page, Instagram profile, Messenger conversations or ads! This makes it easy for your followers on social to book appointments with your business. This can be setup in any of the following 3 easy methods. Via your Bookedin account, via Facebook or through the Instagram app. Each method sets up the exact same thing. 😉

Before you start:

  • You must be the Bookedin account "owner" or "admin"
  • If setting up Facebook, you must be the Page "owner" or "admin". (check your settings here)
  • It's NOT possible to connect one Bookedin account to multiple Instagram pages or multiple Facebook Pages.

Setup Method 1: Via Bookedin Website 👩🏽‍💻

  1. Log in your Bookedin account: https://scheduler.bookedin.com 
  2. In the top-right menu, click Settings > Online Booking Page
  3. Make sure Enable Online Booking Page is checked
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  4. Now go to Settings > Integrate
  5. Under the Facebook/Instagram "Book Now" Button heading, select any or all of the platforms you want to connect. Then hit the Connect button.
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  6. Now you’ll get redirected to a Facebook screen. Simply follow the Facebook prompts to connect your Facebook Business Page, your Instagram Profile and your Ads account! (If your Instagram isn't associated with your Facebook Page yet, you should see a prompt to search and connect it. Or get instructions here.)
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  7. Voila! Your fancy new Book Now button now appears on your social media! Now just click Done and you'll get automatically redirected back to your Bookedin account.
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Setup Method 2: Via Instagram 📸

  1. Launch the Instagram app, go to your profile and click Edit Profile.
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  2. Scroll down to the Public Business Information section, then tap Contact Options. (If you don't see this you will need to "Switch to Professional Account" which is free and only takes 2 seconds.)
  3. Now tap Action Button, choose Book Now, then scroll to find Bookedin in the partner list 
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  4. Log in to your Bookedin account (Need one? Signup free here!) 
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  5. Select any or all of the options:  
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  6. Confirm your settings are accurate: 
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  7. One last confirmation screen here, and you're all done!
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Setup Method 3: Via Facebook 💙

  1. Launch the Facebook mobile app or log in to the website (steps below work for both)
  2. Click your profile photo in the top-right, then select the Facebook Page that you want to switch into.
  3. Click on your Page to view it, then click the "..." dots menu
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  4. Click Add Action Button then  Edit Buttons
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  5. Scroll down to the Help people support you section, choose the Book Now option and then select Connect another tool
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  6. Choose Bookedin from the list then click Continue to grant Bookedin permission to connect
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  7. Log in to your Bookedin account (Need one? Signup free here!) step_5_-_instagram_bookedin_setup.PNG
  8. Select any or all of the options: 
    step 6 - instagram bookedin setup.png
  9. On the final step you'll be able to confirm your settings are accurate. Make sure to choose the appropriate Business, Ad Account (if using) and Pixel (if using). Click Continue.

    Note, if you’re logged into multiple Facebook profiles, this step may not work properly. This is a know issue with the Facebook mobile app. If this happens to you, please use your laptop or desktop computer instead. If the issue persists, email support@bookedin.com.


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  10. That's it! Click View Page to check out your shiny new Book Now button on Facebook. (Note: you may need to hit refresh in your browser.) 
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How to disconnect

Regardless of which method you used to get connected, follow these steps to disconnect Bookedin from your Facebook Page, Instagram, or Facebook Messenger:

  1. Log in your Bookedin account via the website: https://scheduler.bookedin.com
  2. In the top-right menu, click Settings > Integrate
  3. De-select any or all the options, then hit Save. This will remove your "Book Now" buttons from social media.how_to_disconnect_book_now_buttons_bookedin_appointments.png 

Need help?

Contact the Bookedin support any time. Or you can click the "support" links at the bottom of each Facebook setup screen. You can also click here to get help from Facebook. 

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