How to Change Your Name on Instagram

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Here’s how to change your username on Instagram in a few simple steps.

How to Change Your Name on Instagram

Your social media handle or profile name is important when you want to tell someone where to find and follow you. It’s especially important if you run a brand or manage a business account. Luckily, you can change your username if you want to do so for whatever reason. In this guide, we’ll show you how to change your username on Instagram.

How to Change Your Name on Instagram

To change your name on Instagram:

  1. Launch Instagram on your mobile device or visit the Instagram website and log in.
  2. Go to your profile page by tapping your profile icon on the bottom right.
  3. Tap on the Edit profile button from your profile page.
  4. Next to Username, tap on your username to open the Username setting window.
  5. Enter your new username, and then press the Done button at the top right.

FAQ

Can I change my Instagram account name?

Yes, you can change your Instagram account name at any time.

Why can’t I change my Instagram name?

There are a few reasons you might be unable to change your Instagram name. The most common reason is that your account is linked to a Facebook Page or profile, and you cannot change your name on Instagram because it’s synchronized with your Facebook name. If this is the case, you can change your name on Facebook, and it will update on Instagram. Another possibility is that you’ve recently changed your name on Instagram and are still within the 14-day window where you cannot change it again. If it’s been more than 14 days since you changed your name, and you’re still unable to change it, then you may need to contact Instagram support for help.

How do you change your name on Instagram on your phone?

To change your name on Instagram, go to your profile and tap the Edit Profile button. From there, you can change your name, username, website, bio, and profile photo.

How do you change your name on Instagram 2022?

To change your name on Instagram in 2022, tap the profile icon on the bottom right corner, and then tap on the Edit profile button. Tap on your username, and then enter a new username. It must be unique, and you cannot revert your username back for 14 days.

Why can’t I edit my Instagram profile?

There could be several reasons why you cannot edit your Instagram profile. The most likely reason is that you do not have the necessary permissions to do so. If you are logged in as an administrator, you should be able to edit your profile. If you are not logged in as an administrator, you will need to contact your administrator for help.

How do you change your account name?

Sign into the Your info page with your Microsoft account. Under your name, select Edit name. If there’s no name listed yet, select Add name. Enter the name you want, then type the CAPTCHA and select Save.

Can you change your Instagram username without losing your followers?

Yes, you can change your Instagram username without losing your followers.

What happens if I change my username in Instagram?

If you change your username in Instagram, your followers will still be able to find you by searching for your old username. Your profile will also be updated with your new username.

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