How to Change Instagram Password


30 July, 2023

How to Change or Reset Instagram Password?

It takes time and effort to keep internet sites and services secure, especially social media accounts. If you are still logging into Instagram using a weak password, a password that has been replicated on other sites, or a password that has been exposed in a hack or data breach, it is time to update.

How to Change Instagram Password on Desktop 

Follow these simple steps to change your Instagram password on your desktop:

  1. Open your preferred web browser and open official website on your PC or Mac.
  2. Then Enter your login credentials to Login into your account.
  3. After logging in, click on the profile icon where it is located in the top right corner of the screen.
  4. After opening your Instagram Profile, then click on "Settings" gear icon to edit your profile.
  5. Then Find Change password and then Click on the “Change password”
  6. After that, Enter your Old Passwor, New password and then Rewirte the New password in the confirm new password.
  7. Finally, Press on the Change Password Button.
  8. Congratulations! Your Instagram password has been successfully changed. From now on, make sure to keep your password confidential and avoid sharing it with anyone.

How to Change Instagram Password on iPhone or Android

  1. Open Instagram app
  2. Switch to profile tab and tap the three short lines (hamburger icon) at the top right corner.
  3. Tap Settings → Security → Password.
  4. Enter your current password.
  5. Then, enter your new password.
  6. Finally, Click on Save button.

If you're not able to log in to your Instagram or don't know your current password, then forget your Instagram password in a few simple steps.

How to Reset Instagram Password Using Email

  1. Open the Instagram app on your smartphone. If you don't already have it installed. You may download the app from your device's app store 
  2. On iPhone, look for the Forgot password? option or press Get help logging in on Android phones.
  3. Make sure you’re in the “Find your account“ tab on the next screen. Then you’ll have to enter either the username, email, or phone. Make sure, if you write it correctly, and then tap on the Next button.
  4. Access your account tab will appear and then tap on Send an email.
  5. If you've entered the correct details, you’ll receive an email on your email id with instructions on how you can reset your Instagram password. Then Tap the Reset Password button and you'll be able to create a new password without knowing your old password 

How to Reset Instagram Password Using Phone Number

To reset your Instagram password, you do not have to provide your email address. And If you’ve added your phone number to your Instagram account or If you’ve created your Instagram id without using email then these steps can help to reset your Instagram password using your phone number.

  1. Open the Instagram app on Android or iPhone and a Login screen gets appear 
  2. In Iphone you'll seems that - Tap on the Forgot password? or In Android you'll click on the get help logging in.
  3. The Screen tab will change to the “Login Help” tab on the next screen
  4. Enter the phone number which you've used on your Instagram Account, and Press the Next button.
  5. After pressing the Next Button then you'll receive an OTP (One Time Password) in a text message with 6 digit code. 
  6. Lastly, Enter the OTP code on the Instagram app and then you will regain access to your Instagram account and change your password

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