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How to Change the Instagram App Icon on Android & iOS

On October 6, 2020, Instagram celebrated its birthday. To celebrate its decade of existence, the popular photo-sharing platform has introduced a new feature to its users. The feature is unique and something which we have never seen before.

To celebrate its 10th birthday, Instagram has added all of its classic icons on its app. There’s a secret menu on the app that lets you revert to some of the classic app icons of yesteryear.

Change the Instagram App Icon on Android & iOS

The good thing is that both Android and iOS users can revert to other old-school icons of Instagram. Therefore, in this article, we have decided to share a working method to change the Instagram icons for both Android and iOS. Let’s check out.

Change Instagram Icon – Android

The use the old-school Instagram icons on Android, you need to update the app from the Play Store. Simply follow the steps given below.

Step 1. First of all, open Google Play Store on your Android device.

open Google Play Store

Step 2. On the Google Play Store, search for ‘Instagram‘

Step 3. Update the Instagram app on your Android.

Update the Instagram app

Step 4. Once done, launch the Instagram app and click on the three horizontal lines just behind the username.

Step 5. Now tap on the ‘Settings’ button.

Step 6. You just need to drag down the settings menu from the top to unlock the icons.

drag down the settings menu from the top

Step 7. You will now see a list of icons. Just select the icons that you want to use.

All icons

Step 8. On the next popup, tap on the ‘Yes’ button.

tap on the 'Yes' button

That’s it! You are done. This is how you can change the Instagram app icon on Android.

Change the Instagram App Icon – iPhone

Just like Android, you can change the Instagram app icon on the iPhone as well. Follow some of the simple steps given below to change the Instagram app icon on the iPhone.

Step 1. First of all, open the Instagram app on your iPhone.

Step 2. Now tap on the ‘Hamburger’ menu (Three horizontal lines)

tap on the 'Hamburger' menu

Step 3. From the menu option, select ‘Settings’

select 'Settings'

Step 4. Now drag down the settings menu from the top to unlock the icons.

drag down the settings menu from the top

Step 5. You will now see the list of all available icons.

Step 6. Just select the icon of your choice, and the app icon will be changed.

Select the icon of your choice

That’s it! You are done. This is how you can change the Instagram app icon on the iPhone.

The new app icon

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So, that’s all from us for today. With this method, you can easily change the Instagram app icons in Android & iPhone. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also.

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Amir Hussain

Amir Hussain is the founder of Freemium World, a geek by nature and a professional Blog writer . I love to write about new technology trends, social media, hacking, blogging and much more.

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