How to Handle Multiple Instagram Accounts: A Step-by-Step Guide

handle Multiple Instagram Accounts

If you handle multiple Instagram accounts as a part of your social media marketing strategy, then we have great news: it’s simple to add and switch between Instagram accounts.

And when you’re not utilizing Instagram for your enterprise yet, you may want to think about it. Instagram provides you access to 1 billion potential customers Plus, 71 % of U.S. companies already use the platform.

With Instagram, you could handle up to 5 accounts from the same app. It’s simple to toggle between your work account, personal account, and the Instagram handle you made for your favorite cactus. Just be sure to double-check which account you’re posting to before you post!

How to add a second Instagram account (or more)

If you want to handle multiple Instagram accounts from your phone, first you must add them to your app. Remember to update to the latest version of the app.

Step 1: Launch the app, and then go to your profile by clicking the picture in the lower right corner.

Step 2: Open the options menu at the upper right and then click on the gear icon to open your settings.

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Step 3: Scroll all the way to the bottom to Add Account.

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Step 4: Enter the username and password of the account you’d like to add. Presto! You may add and handle up to 5 Instagram accounts on a single app utilizing this way.

How to switch between accounts on Instagram

Now that you’ve added all of your accounts to your app, it’s easy to switch between your Instagram accounts.

Step 1: Go to your profile and tap your username at the middle top.

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Step 2: A pop-up menu will appear. Choose the account you want to use. That’s it!

How push notifications work with multiple Instagram accounts

Want push notifications for your work account only? It’s simple to customize which notifications you receive for each of your Instagram accounts. Right here’s how:

Step 1: Go to your profile and open the options menu in the top right corner. Then tap the gear icon to go to settings.

Step 2: Scroll down to “Notifications.” You may adjust your push notifications, email, and SMS notifications for this account.

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Step 3: Do that for each account.

How to remove an Instagram account

Did you green thumb not work out? It’s simple to remove that account you made for your once-favorite cactus (and any account you don’t wish to be responsible for any longer).

Step 1: Choose the account you want to get rid of and go to your profile page.

Step 2: Open the options menu, then click on the gear icon to go to settings. Scroll to the bottom.

Step 3: Select Log Out of [account name].

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This account still exists, however, it’ll not appear in the drop-down menu once you toggle between accounts. When you change your mind, you may add it again by following the steps in the “How to add multiple Instagram accounts” section above.

When you feel deep shame for killing your cactus, you may also permanently delete that Instagram account.

Boom. That’s it. You can handle multiple Instagram accounts like a pro.

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