Instagram: Here’s how to change your social network username

Deepak Gupta January 25, 2022
Updated 2022/01/25 at 12:11 PM

Those who follow the Mundo Conectado tutorials have already learned how to change the Twitter username from the computer, if you haven’t seen it yet, click here. Today, thinking about Instagram users, we are going to teach you how to do the same thing on Meta’s social network.

Instagram is among one of the most popular social networks on the internet today, and because it has a large number of users, more and more people try to put an @ that can be easily found.

If you’re tired of your username or just want to make a simpler one, see the step by step that Mundo Conectado has prepared, teaching you how to how to change your Instagram username (or @). Remembering that the tutorial below can be done on both iOS and Android smartphones.

Tip: Before doing the procedure, it is important to point out that if you make the change, your old name may be placed by other users. So if you want to reserve this @ for a new change in the future, create a new Instagram account and put this old name after changing it in your main account. That way, no one will be able to take this name.

Here’s how to change your Instagram @ (username)

  • First, log into your profile via the Instagram app.
  • Then go to the button Edit profile.
  • Then, on the new page, tap on your User name (second option).
  • Lastly, type it the username you want to put and select the Confirmation Icon.

Here's how to change your Instagram username (Screenshot)

It is worth mentioning that if a user already has that name chosen, when typing and waiting for a while, a message will appear saying that the name is currently unavailable. Thus, you will have to choose another name that is available on the social network.

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