How to change your email address on Instagram

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These days, keeping your social media accounts safe is vital. In particular, it is important to keep your contact information, such as your e-mail address, safe and up to date.

Whether you've lost access to the email address you use on Instagram or just want to use a different one for your account, Instagram makes this process easy.

How to change your email address on Instagram

Read on to learn how to change your email address on Instagram.



How to update your email address on a professional account

Below are the steps you need to take to change your Instagram email address when using a professional account on your phone.

  • Open the Instagram app on the main screen.
  • Tap the profile icon in the lower right corner to go to your profile page.
  • Tap Edit Profile at the top left of the screen, under your bio.
  • Scroll down and tap Contact Options.
  • In the Email field with the envelope icon, tap the listed email address and click the little gray X on the right side to clear the text box.
  • Enter your new email address.
  • Finally, tap Save at the top right.

How to update your email address on a regular account

If you want to know how to change your Instagram email from a personal account, the following steps will help you.

  • Open the Instagram app.
  • Tap the profile icon in the lower right corner.
  • Click Edit Profile.
  • Select Personal Information Settings at the bottom of the screen.
  • Tap the email address listed in the Email field. This will take you to a separate page with the same on-screen instructions, this time with an envelope icon.
  • Select the email address listed and click the little gray X on the right side to clear the text box.
  • Enter the email address you want to use for your account.
  • Finally, hit Done in the top right corner to save your changes.

How to update your email address on Instagram webpage

You can also change your email address from a computer. Here's how to edit your data from the Instagram web page.



  • On your browser, go to Instagram.com and log into your account.
  • Click on your username on the right side of the screen. This will take you to your profile page.
  • Select Edit Profile at the top of the screen, next to your username.
  • In the Email field, delete the address currently listed and enter your new email.
  • Click Submit at the bottom of the screen to save your changes.

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