Instagram Password: how to recover or change app password

Instagram has the traditional version for mobile apps, iOS and Android, as well as a version for browsers. And in both options you can change your password at any time and also recover it if you have forgotten your login.

Today, TecMundo teaches you, in different ways, how to recover and change your Instagram profile password. Check out:

How to change Instagram password for mobile app

1. Enter the Instagram app and click on the button with three lines at the top right (as shown in the image below);

Press the button with line drawing at the top topSource:  Diego Borges / Reproduction

2. Go to “Settings”;

Enter Enter “Settings”Source:  Diego Borges / Reproduction

3. Then go to the “Security” option;

Select the Select the “Security” optionSource:  Diego Borges / Reproduction

4. Then in the “Password” option

Select the Select the “Password” optionSource:  Diego Borges / Reproduction

5. On the next screen you will be required to enter the current password, followed by the new password and confirmation of the new password.

Enter the current password, then enter the new password and then confirm itEnter the current password, then enter the new password and then confirm itSource:  Diego Borges / Reproduction

6. Okay, now your Instagram account has its password reset.

How to recover Instagram password from mobile app

1. Open the Instagram app on your smartphone. At the login screen, click on the option “Forgot password?” (as shown in the image below);

In the option In the option “Forgot password?” you will be redirected to your login recovery screenSource:  Diego Borges / Reproduction

2. On the next screen you will have to choose the way you want to recover the password: by email, by username or by your registered phone. If you only have one login option, only it will appear as an option;

You can recover your Instagram password in different waysYou can recover your Instagram password in different waysSource:  Diego Borges / Reproduction

3. Next, you will have a preview of your email and phone number. Pay attention if the information matches, then confirm the recovery method and click the blue button.

Please confirm your email and phone number before continuing verificationPlease confirm your email and phone number before continuing verificationSource:  Diego Borges / Reproduction

4. Now a message will pop up on the screen confirming that the password recovery link was sent either by email, or via SMS code.

A message like this will appear on the screen confirming the sending of the password recovery linkA message like this will appear on the screen confirming the sending of the password recovery linkSource:  Diego Borges / Reproduction

5. Finally, just enter the link and reset your Instagram password.

How to change Instagram password for PC

1. Once logged into Instagram by your PC browser, click on your profile picture in the upper right corner of the screen, and then on the “Settings” option;

Click on your profile picture and then on the Click on your profile picture and then on the “Settings” optionSource:  Diego Borges / Reproduction

2. Then click on the Change Password option located in the left column;

In the first column on the left, click on the option In the first column on the left, click on the option “Change password”Source:  Diego Borges / Reproduction

3. Now just enter your current password first, then the new password twice.

How to recover Instagram password from PC

1. Access the Instagram.com website;

2. Click on the option “Forgot password” (as shown in the image below);

Click Click “Forgot password?” to start the recovery processSource:  Diego Borges / Reproduction

3.  Then enter your username, or email, or phone number to receive the password recovery link;

Choose the method how you want to recover your passwordChoose the method how you want to recover your passwordSource:  Diego Borges / Reproduction

4. A message will appear on the screen notifying you that a link has been sent to your phone, via SMS, or to your email associated with your profile.

An on-screen message will confirm sending the recovery link.An on-screen message will confirm sending the recovery link.Source:  Diego Borges / Reproduction

5. Now just open the received link and reset your Instagram password.

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