Instagram is definitely one of the most popular social media applications among people of different ages. This application comes with different features which allow you to customize your settings. If you are an Instagrammer, you probably already know that you can add your phone number to your Instagram account. However, you may want to change Instagram phone number or delete it for any reason. In this article, I will show you how you can easily do that by taking some simple steps.
Change Instagram phone number
If you have entered your phone number when you have registered for your Instagram account and now you want to change it or delete it, I recommend that you first add change your email address on Instagram account. This is because you may face a problem in the process of changing your phone number and if you have not set your email address for your account, you may lose access to your Instagram account forever.
Here are the steps you need to take in order to change Instagram phone number:
- Run Instagram application on your phone and navigate to your Profile section.
- Tap on the “Edit profile” section to be able to change settings on your account.
- Scroll down and under Private Information section find Phone Number.
- Omit the previous phone number and enter your new phone number.
After you take the above steps to change the phone number on your Instagram account, verification code will be sent to your phone number. Also, if you have added your email address to your account, an email will be sent to you saying that you have successfully change your Instagram phone number.
To delete your phone number from your Instagram account, what you need to do is to delete your phone number as on step 4 above and this time do not enter a new phone number and then tap on confirm. This will successfully delete your phone number from your Instagram account.
Change Instagram phone number without the phone
If you do not have access to your mobile phone for now and you would like to change your phone number on Instagram, you can do this through Instagram web.
There are times when your phone is lost or stolen and you buy a new phone number. In this case, you will need to edit your phone number on your different social media accounts. So, if you would like to change Instagram phone number and you do not have access to your phone for any reason, what you need to do is to login to your Instagram account via instagram.com/accounts/edit and then change your phone number in the Phone Number section. Once your are done, click on Submit to receive the confirmation message in your email.