Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing social network, has become a popular business marketing platform. Like other platforms that have expanded their consumer-oriented networks into an advertising and relationship-marketing tool for businesses, Instagram needed to add a means to manage multiple Instagram accounts without the confusing process of logging in and out—and realizing you’ve posted a company photo to the account you have for your college buddies.


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Instagram announced yesterday (2/8/2016) that users can now link together up to 5 Instagram accounts and quickly switch between them without having to log out and log back in. (The feature is included on version 7.15 for iOS and Android, available in the App Store and the Google Play Store.)

How to add and switch between multiple Instagram accounts

(Note: If you don’t have one already, start by setting up an Instagram account.)

  1. Go to your profile and tap  or  in the top right
  2. Scroll down and tap Add Account
  3. Enter the username and password of the account you’d like to add

How to switch between Instgram accounts you’ve added

  1. Go to your profile
  2. Tap your username at the top of the screen
  3. Tap the account you’d like to switch to

(via: Instagram Help Center)