How do I change the phone number that I use for two-factor authentication?
To change the phone number that receives text messages (SMS) for two-factor authentication:
  1. Tap profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap more options in the top right, then tap settingsSettings.
  3. Tap Security, then tap Two-factor authentication.
  4. If two-factor authentication is already on, tap next to Text message.
  5. Instead of entering a code, tap Change phone number below Next.
  6. Enter the new phone number you’d like to use, then tap Next.
  7. You'll be sent a text message (SMS) to the new phone number with a 6-digit security code. Enter the code in the Instagram app, then tap Next.
  8. You'll see a list of recovery codes. Tap Done to complete the two-factor authentication process.
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