Instagram is an application with multi-account support or, which is the same, in which you can use several different accounts without having to make any invention. Today we will see how you can use several accounts in the official Instagram application.
Support for multiple accounts is available on Instagram since February 2016 and is very useful if you manage more than one Instagram account. For example, a personal account, another professional, another of different hobbies… Adding all the accounts to Instagram means you can quickly switch from one account to another and receive notifications of all connected accounts.
How to add another account to Instagram
To add an additional account to your Instagram you need to go to your user profile in the official application. To do this, click on the profile icon, which is the one on the right of the lower bar of the app.
The second step is to go to the settings of the application, the same place where you can configure the privacy of the social network. To go to the options, tap on the menu button, the vertical three-point button located on the right side of the top bar.
The Instagram options window is getting longer, so you should do vertical scrolling for a while until you reach the end. There you will find the option that interests us at this moment: Add account.
At this point, you will see the Instagram login screen. You must log in by entering the phone, email or user and the corresponding password, then press Enter. If the account is not created yet, you can also create it directly by clicking on Register. With this, your other account will already be added to Instagram.
How to switch between accounts
After adding more than one account to Instagram, the profile icon is no longer a generic and changes to the profile picture of the user who is currently active. To change your account, make a long tap on the profile picture.
In the lower part, a small panel will be displayed with the Instagram accounts that are added to the application. The current account is marked with a blue icon on its right. Tap the account name to switch accounts instantly.
How to remove one of the accounts
If you have added several accounts to Instagram and then change your mind, you can always delete some. First, you need to change to the account you want to remove, and then go to the Instagram options and touch the menu Exit the name of account.