How to change your password on Instagram

With a strong password you enjoy more security when using your online profiles. It is also important that you change your password from time to time. In this article, we will help you to do it through the Instagram app for Android.

The first step is to open the app’s settings. Do this from your profile by clicking on the icon with the three horizontal lines and in the context menu Settings guess

Open Instagram settingsOpen Instagram settings

Next, open the panel Securityto see all security options for your account.

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In the list of security settings, you should find the Password button. Tap on it to initiate changing your account password.

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  • Current password. In it you have to write your current password. You must remember your current password to continue.
  • New password. In this case, enter the new password you want to use to log into your profile.
  • Re-enter new password. In the last field you have to enter the new password. This is a security mechanism to avoid errors when creating credentials.

Change PasswordChange Password

As you may have noticed, you need to remember your current password in order to change it. what if you lost it In this case you have to enter your password via the button Forgotten password reset to default.

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The system will immediately send you an email with instructions on how to create a new password if you have lost your current one.

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Follow the instructions in the email you receive from Instagram to continue. Do not forget that for a strong password it is advisable to use symbols, numbers and letters, both in upper and lower case. Also, avoid entering personal information that others know, such as B. your age, your date of birth or your place of residence.

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