Be the master of your Instagram by being able to manage two Instagram accounts from one device. In February update, Instagram finally provided its users with what they have always wanted! The ability to manage two accounts from one device easily. Before this update, having more than one Instagram account on one device was only possible through second-party apps. It was actually very difficult to jump from one account to another. But now Instagram has made everything much easier and more efficient.
Instagram users now have the ability to have up to five instagram accounts.
Why two Instagram accounts ?
There might be different reasons why a person would want to run multiple Instagram accounts.
For example, you might one to have an account as an educator (which is your professional Instagram account) and another one for your personal stuff. You may want to have a business account and advertise your job there.
Some people may want to have Instagram accounts for their dog or their newborn baby.
It is also possible that you share a device with someone and would like to have more than one Instagram account on a single device.
These are examples of different reasons why someone would one to have two Instagram accounts .Now read the following to see how you can do that.
How to add an additional Instagram account
Instagram has made it super easy for the users to add a second Instagram account. To do so, launch Instagram application. Go to your profile and tap on the gear button or three dots on top right side of the screen. Scroll all the way down and select ‘Add account‘. Then all you need to do is to type down your desired username and password and you are all set!
You will be able to receive push notifications for your accounts if you have enabled the notification.
How to switch between two Instagram accounts
Now that you have set up your accounts, you need to toggle between them.
To do so, launch Instagram application, go to your profile and tap on your username on top of the screen. Then, you will see a list of your usernames that you have created before. Now all you need to do is to tap on the account that would like to manage. As simple as that!
How to remove an account that you have added
Now that you have added multiple accounts to your Instagram, you may one to get rid of some of them as you no longer need them. Well, erasing an Instagram account is also as easy as creating one.
To do so, go to your profile and tap on the gear or three dots button. Scroll down an find ‘log out of [username]’. Logging out of an account would simply delete it. Now if you are done with the Instagram world and you no longer want to be part of it, you need to choose ‘Log out of All Accounts’.
But you may need to think twice before you log out of all your accounts 😉 I hope this post was helpful.