Don’t you get bored with staring at the same old Instagram icon on your iPhone? If yes, there’s a way to customize its appearance on your Home screen. Yes, you can change Instagram icon on your iPhone as there’s a wide range of variable icons available to suit your custom theme.
How to change Instagram icon in iOS 14 and later
As a sign to mark its 10-year anniversary, Instagram added a secret menu to its settings. It helps users revert to some of the classic app icons of yesteryear like the Classic Polaroid-style icon. If you want to try one of the app icon choices, we’ll help you out.
Finding the menu under Instagram settings can be tricky but with this tip, you can do it easily. See how to change Instagram icon iOS 14 and later.
- Launch Instagram for iOS.
- Go to your profile.
- Tap the Menu (three bars at the top-right corner of the page).
- Choose the Settings option.
- Pull your screen downwards to make visible a burst of confetti.
- Select an icon of your choice.
- Check the Select option.
How to change Instagram app icon?
Open your Instagram app and go to your Profile.
Tap the Hamburger menu (seen as 3 horizontal bars) and select the Settings option.
Drag down the page, much like you do to refresh a page.
The action will result in displaying a mix of emojis aligned vertically.
Also, you should see a burst of confetti and be directed to the App Icon page, showing 13 logos. These include,
- Classic 2
- Very dark
The news that Instagram was secretly working on allowing custom icons was reported on Twitter.
Change the app logo by selecting the desired one.
The app logo will automatically change and you should see it on your Home screen.
That’s all there is to it!
Change Instagram icon not working?
It happens! Simply switch off the mobile and restart again. You should see the old icon changing to the newly selected one.
Can’t change Instagram icon?
When you find the Instagram icon not changing, try updating the app. It is necessary to have the latest version of the Instagram app installed on your Smartphone for the feature to work. To update your app, go to the Apple App Store, choose the Apps icon, scroll down to the Top Free Apps section and look for the Instagram free app. Tap the icon to update it to the latest version.
Strangely, I could not find the animated menu on my iPhone 11 but the feature worked like a charm on my old iPhone 6S.
For a more simplified explanation, you can watch the video below!