How to Use Two Instagram Accounts Simultaneously on the Same Phone

In the official Instagram application you can log in to multiple accounts at the same time. Why might this option be useful? Many users have different accounts for specific purposes. For example, you may manage your corporate or business account at the same time as a personal user. Below we explain how to log into multiple accounts and how to switch between them.

The first step is a long tap on the icon that contains your profile picture.

Add a new accountAdd a new account

In the menu that appears, you will see the option Add account. Tap on it.

Access to the login for the new accountAccess to the login for the new account

Then sign in with an existing account. To do this, use the Log into existing account button. You can also use a new account instead Create a new account invest. In this guide we will continue with the first option.

Sign in with an existing accountSign in with an existing account

On the next screen, enter the credentials of the account you want to add and tap Register. Once that’s done, you’ll have access to both accounts, and you can switch between them by long-tapping the avatar’s icon.

Open the account selectorOpen the account selector

Then select the account you want to access.

Choose an alternate accountChoose an alternate account

Alternatively, while on your profile, you can perform the same action using the drop down menu above.

Active accounts dropdown menuActive accounts dropdown menu

Note that the application always shows the last used account. Therefore you should Be aware of which account is active before uploading content. Otherwise you could end up posting with the wrong account. Of course, that would have disastrous consequences for your audience.

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