How to Switch Between multiple Instagram accounts

How to switch between multiple Instagram accounts

Aside from sharing photos, comments and reactions, Instagram can be utilized for several other purposes with digital marketing inclusive. Additionally, operating multiple IG – accounts can be an advantage, however, the problems lie when you have to switch between multiple instagram accounts login to access them – this can be very tiresome, coupled with the problem of forgotten passwords.

Bearing in mind that a lot of people find it difficult to memorize passwords, the Instagram management team came up with the “Switch Account” feature which allows users to switch between multiple Instagram accounts using the same login password.

In this post, I’ll share with you how to create a new IG account from your present account and how to switch between multiple Instagram accounts with ease.

How to Create a new Instagram account from your old account

Step 1. Open your current Instagram account and navigate to your profile

Step 2. From the profile page, open the settings page by tapping the three (3) horizontal lines.

Step 3. Scroll down and tap on the Settings Icon by the bottom of the page.

Step 4. On the new page scroll through and select Add account.

Step 5. Now, select Signup and proceed to provide a username.

Step 6. Choose a login option; either through phone number or email address. Then proceed to enter the details of the option you chose.

Note that it is not advisable to use the same email or phone number for multiple accounts.

Step 7. A verifiction link will be sent to your email address or phone number. Tap Next after the verification.

Finally, setup your account profile, display name, and password.

In addition to the above, in a case whereby you already have another Instagram account but you just want to link them up so you can switch between them, below is a guide but be mindful that you cannot link more than 5 accounts together.

  • Navigate to ‘Add account’ from the settings page.
  • Enter the details of the account you wish to add and tap Next to complete the process.

How to Switch between multiple Instagram Accounts

Step 1. Open the Instagram app and tap on the user icon to open your profile.

Step 2. Tap on Username by the top of the screen.

Step 3. Next, Select the account you’d like to switch to.

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How to enable common login and Push notification for multiple IG accounts

You can enable one login for your multiple IG accounts, but you must make sure to have added the accounts just as demonstrated above. Here’s how to set up a common login and push notifaication.

Step 1. Go to your IG profile and tap on the 3 horizontal line.

Step 2. Tap on the Settings Icon below and select Login Info.

Step 3. Now select the prefered account and login password you’ll like to use to access your accounts and Tap Next to finish.


You can use the link here to guide you through fixing your account data and settings

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