Profile Tab

Your profile is the hub for all of your photos, videos and settings on Instagram. Here, you can view the pictures you've shared, the people you're following and who's following you.

Profile Basics

You can write a bio of up to 150 characters on your profile. Please keep in mind that anyone can see your bio.

To edit your bio:

  1. Go to your profile by tapping
  2. Tap Edit Profile at the top of the screen
  3. Write your bio and add the URL to your website
  4. Tap Done (iPhone) or (Android)
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You may need to log into your account before you're able to update your profile information.

To update your profile information, including your username and email address associated with your account:

  1. Go to your profile.
  2. Tap Edit Profile.
  3. Type in your information and tap Done (iPhone) or (Android) in the top right.

You can also update your profile information from the web.

Learn what you can do if you forgot your password or can't log in to your account. If you think your account has been hacked, learn more about what you should do.

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To add or change your profile picture:

  1. Go to your profile.
  2. Tap Edit Profile > Change Profile Photo (iOS) / Change Photo (Android).
  3. Select where you'd like to import your picture from.
  4. Tap Done (iOS) or Next (Android).

You can take a new photo or add a photo from your phone's photo library or Facebook. If you choose to import from Facebook, Instagram will use the same picture you're already using for your Facebook profile.

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