Instagram Now Allows Multiple Accounts
The Instagram app now allows multiple account logins. In the past, users with more than one account of those who were managing accounts for others had to log in and out of their Instagram accounts. Some Instagram users even kept multiple devices to use the app. Multiple account login is available to iOS and Android app users.
To get multiple account access, update your Instagram app via the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. Close the app the complete the update.
To add another Instagram account to the app:
- Tap the person silhouette in the Instagram app
- Tap the ellipses in the upper right corner
- Scroll down to the bottom of the OPTIONS panel
- Tap “Add Account”
- Enter a username and password, then tap login
That is it!
To switch between accounts tap your avatar in the lower right corner to go to the account home screen. Then tap the username in the upper left corner of the screen to drop down a user menu of account names. Select the account you want to use.
App users can add up to five accounts.
This week, Instagram announced they would be altering the order in which posts are shown. The app is moving away from a chronologically ordered timeline to emulate the Facebook algorithm. Popular posts are more likely to show. This is a move to increase the revenue generated from the app.