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How to change Instagram app icon ?

Feb 5, 20222 min readKashish Tuteja

In celebration of the app's tenth birthday, Instagram has allowed its users to choose which icon they want to use for their Instagram app. It recently included this ability to change the app icon in its own settings. It has become trendy amongst teenagers, especially to have different app icon that portrays them. You'll have to follow the following steps to change your Instagram app icon:


How to change Instagram app icon


Step 1: Open Instagram

This step is elementary; you just have to open the Instagram app and go to your profile page that is at the bottom right of your screen and click on your profile.


Step 2: Go to the MENU

After going to your profile page, you have to then tap the three lines that are the Menu icon towards the top right corner of your screen.


how to change insta app icon


Step 3: Select SETTINGS

Once you open menu, you then have to select the very first option being the settings.


how to change insta app icon

Step 4: Scroll all the way up

Now you will have to scroll all the way up. Once you've scrolled high enough, you'll see a string of emojis followed by an explosion of confetti.


Step 5: Choosing the app icon

Now you'll be able to access all the app icons Instagram has to choose from. You can pick any icon dating back to before the app's release and even special edition icons like Pride, Gold, Original, Classic, Twilight, Dark etc. Tap whichever icon design you want to use and then tap "Ok". And after that, you'll have your preferred Instagram app icon!

how to change insta app icon


You can go and change your Instagram app icon whenever you like! The setting will be automatically charged for all Instagram accounts you're signed into on the device.


That's all it takes to change your Instagram app icon!


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