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    How to Change Your Name and Username on Instagram: A Step by Step Guide

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    Almost every individual tries to gain a following by posting their pictures or pictures of nature. Almost everyone focuses on making their profile represent themselves through their profile pictures, post aesthetics, highlight logos, titles, name and username on Instagram.

    By Mukul Dhiman | 
    Updated: 13th Oct 2021 11:58 IST
    How to change your name and username on Instagram

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    • Log in to the Instagram.
    • Select the profile option.
    • Change your username as you want.

    Instagram is a really creative space available online, mostly for the younger generation. This is also the generation of aesthetics, particular interests and profile personalization. Almost every individual tries to gain a following by posting their pictures or pictures of nature. Almost everyone focuses on making their profile represent themselves through their profile pictures, post aesthetics, highlight logos, titles, name and username on Instagram. In this article, we will let you know how you can change your name and username on Instagram.

    Change Your Name and Username on Instagram

    Individuals are often confused between name and username on Instagram. Your name is the profile name that is present below your avatar on your profile. This name can be generic and can also contain emojis and special characters. Username is present on the top of your profile and follows certain restrictions like it has to be unique and of less than 30 characters.

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    Profile names on the application represent who we are to the Instagram Family. It acts as our identity when using this app. Considering the average age at which users join Instagram, it is highly probable that the username you chose when creating an account is not relevant to who you are after two or three years. Hence, you can use the steps mentioned below to change your name and username on Instagram to present who are today.

    • Log in to your Instagram profile.
    • Select your profile picture, present in the bottom right corner to go to your Instagram profile.
    • Now, Select the edit profile option, present in a horizontal rectangular bar, in almost the middle of your screen.
    • Now, you can update your username and name on Instagram, on your profile 
    • Now click on the tick mark like icon at the top right corner to save your changed settings.
    • Instagram ensures that no two usernames are alike. Hence, if your selected username matches one already present on Instagram, a pop up will be shown and Instagram will ask you to choose a different username.

    So, try to ensure that your username is unique or you will end up trying many different names for a long time.

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    Conclusion

    Instagram is a social app that allows you to meet new people and build vast connections. Having a well-planned and consistent profile helps you gain the trust of your fellow members. Hence, one must ensure that their name and username on Instagram match your profile and even if they don’t, you can change them now, when you realize its importance. This is because one’s Username and profile picture are the first two things that we see on the application.



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