Some social stages limit the occasions you can change your username, while others don’t let you do it by any stretch of the imagination. Instagram is a username free; you can modify your Instagram account at whatever point you need.

There’s a contrast between your username and your showcase name. The presentation name is on your profile beneath your symbol. It shouldn’t be exceptional to you, and it can contain emoticon and extraordinary characters. (Furthermore, indeed, it can likewise be changed.)

Your username, then again, shows up at the highest point of your profile and toward the finish of your profile’s URL. It should be novel to you. It’s additionally dependent upon more limitations: it can’t be longer than 30 characters and can just contain letters, numbers, periods, and underscores.

Regardless of whether you’ve changed your genuine name, you’re moving up to a progressively proficient username, or you’re simply exhausted of your present moniker, you can change your handle in under a moment.



To start with, sign in to your Instagram account on the iOS or Android application. In the event that you have more than one record, twofold register that you’re logged to the one you’re attempting to change.

  • Tap your symbol in the base right corner to go to your profile
  • Tap “Change Profile” under your profile
  • Tap the Username block and type in your new name
  • Snap “Done”


In the event that you like, you can change your username with the work area rendition of Instagram.

In an internet browser, go to

In case you’re now signed in, you’ll be incited to proceed with your record. In case you’re not as of now signed in, enter your username and secret word. Snap your profile symbol on the correct side of the landing page.

Snap “Alter Profile” by your username

On the off chance that YOUR USERNAME IS TAKEN…

As referenced previously, you can’t have the equivalent username as another person, and it’s originally come, first served. On the off chance that your picked handle is taken, Instagram will tell you after you press “Done” on portable, or “Submit” on the web.

In the event that the name you need isn’t accessible, have a go at adding numbers or underscores to make it one of a kind to you.

Likewise, continue inquiring. Your ideal username may get accessible later on. The present proprietor may change or erase their profile, and Instagram every so often evacuates counterfeit records.

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