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Acquiring your Instagram Access Token and User ID
Posted by Zach Ballinger on 17 July 2014 10:14 AM

How to acquire your Instagram Access Token and User ID:


The following steps will show you how to acquire your Instagram User ID.  The steps for Acquiring your Access Token will follow the steps for Acquiring your User ID.



Acquiring your Instagram User ID:

Step 1.
Click Here and you should see the following on your screen:

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Enter your Instagram Username in the "Enter your Instagram Username" field, answer the security question in the box to the right, and then click the "Get Instagram User ID" button.


Step 2.
You should now see a screen that lists a few usernames with their associated User IDs.  Yours should be the first one that is highlighted in green.  You will want to copy down the User ID so that you can enter it into the Instagram Settings section of the Social Wall settings of your HTML5 Jupiter template.


Acquiring your Instagram Access Token:

Step 1.

Click Here and you should see the following on your screen:


click on the button labeled "Generate Access Token".  If you are not already logged into your Instagram account, it will ask you to do so and you will get a screen that looks like this:



Enter your Instagram account's Username and Password in their respective fields and then click the "Log in" button.


Once you have logged into your account (or if you were already logged into your account) you should get a screen that states "It Worked!" at the top of the page and there should be a box with a really long alphanumeric number in it that looks like this:


This really long alphanumeric number is your Instagram Access Token.  You will want to select the entire Access Token in that box and copy it down so that you can input the Access Token into the "Access Token:" field in the Social Wall Instagram settings in your sitezadmin.



Entering The User ID and Access Token into your sitezadmin:


Step 1.

Login to your HTML5 Jupiter sitezadmin, click on the "Edit Site Settings and Music" tab at the top of the screen.


Step 2.

Click the "Edit Social Media" icon.


Step 3.

Click the "Edit Social Wall" icon.


Step 4. 

Click the "show" link next to "Instagram Settings" to display its options:



Step 5.

Enter your User ID into the Username field with an exclamation mark in front of it. For example if your User ID is 12345567 you would enter !12345567. You will then want to enter the Access Token in the Access Token field. Click the "Save Instagram" button to save the changes made.

For any questions or concerns regarding acquiring your your Instagram Access Token and User ID, support can be reached by emailing

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