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How to Change Phone Number on Instagram Account

Update your Instagram account with a active phone number and let people find your account with ease.

Facebook-owned Instagram is a Social networking site for sharing Photos and Videos. You can create your Instagram account and have fun sharing images and videos. People can follow their friends and like, comment, share images/videos of their followings. Like other social media accounts, Instagram also requires your Email ID and phone number while signing up. Adding a phone number to your account will allow your friends and family members to find your account even without knowing your username. Those details can be changed whenever you want, and the following section will show the steps to change the Phone number on your Instagram account using the mobile app and web version.

Change your Number using Mobile Application

Step 1: Open Instagram App

Open Instagram mobile Application on your phone (If you haven’t installed, download it from Play Store or Apple Store). The Icon will resemble a Camera with Instagram written on the bottom.

Instagram app

Step 2: Go to your Profile

Open the application, and your Insta feed or homepage will appear. In the bottom right corner of the page, you will find a miniature of your profile picture. Tap the icon to visit your profile.

Visit your profile to change the phone number

Step 3: Edit Profile

On your profile page, you can see a tab called “Edit Profile“. Tap it to edit your details.

Go to edit profile

Step 4: Personal Information

On the next screen, tap the menu which labeled as Personal Information Settings. It provides access to edit personal details like email id, phone number, date of birth and gender.

Step 5: Change your Phone Number

Tap the current phone number, and it will open up a new screen. Erase the old number and enter the new one that you want. After entering the number, click Next.

Step 6: Verify Phone Number

Now, enter the confirmation code that you received on the entered mobile number and complete the process. After successful verification, your new number will be updated on the Profile.

Change Phone Number on Instagram using Browser

Step 1: Open Instagram

Open a web browser on your PC and visit the Instagram website. Sign in to your account by entering the necessary credentials.

Log into Instagram in web browser
Open Instagram

Step 2: Go to Your Profile

After logging in, you can see a profile icon on the top right corner. Tap it and select the Profile menu.

Go to profile by clicking miniature profile icon

Step 3: Edit Profile

Tap the Edit profile option located next to your username.

Edit Profile to Change your phone number

Step 4: Edit Phone Number

Navigate to the Phone Number section and replace the old number with a new one. Click Submit and update your Instagram profile with a new phone number.

Providing an active phone number is very essential to let your friends find your account and to get more Instagram followers.

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