The need to change the nickname on Instagram may arise at any stage of using the social network. This is a snap to do.

How to change nickname on Instagram on Android

  1. Log in to the social network using the Instagram application.
  2. In the lower right corner, tap on your photo in a round frame. You’ll be taken to your main account page.
  3. In the upper part under the avatar, click on the “Edit profile” button.
  4. In the menu that opens, you can change your nickname, name, account description, as well as add information about yourself. After that, tap on the checkmark to confirm the changes made.

How to change nickname on Instagram on iOS

The procedure is similar.

  1. Log in to Instagram.
  2. Go to the main page by tapping on the image at the top of the screen.
  3. Tap on “Edit profile”.
  4. After making changes, click “Save”.

Important nuances.

  1. The nickname must be unique.
  2. You can use Latin letters, numbers and punctuation marks, as well as underscores.
  3. The nickname must be at least 5 characters long.