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How To Change Instagram Password To Make It Secure

In today's internet world, using a password on every account is absolutely mandatory to protect our personal data from hackers. These hackers usually look for ways to breach our accounts and then steal personal data for criminal purposes, from fraud to fund theft.

Well, here's how to change Instagram password so that your account is safe from hackers.


How to Change Instagram Password


1. How to Change Instagram Password on Android

  • Open Instagram App
  • Enter your Instagram profile
  • Then tap the three horizontal lines in the top right corner
  • Select Settings
  • Enter Meta Account Center
  • Choose Password and Security
  • Select Change Password
  • Choose Your Instagram Account
  • Enter the password you are currently using, then enter the new password and pay for the new password
  • After that click change password.

How To Change Instagram Password To Make It Secure

2. How to Change Instagram Password on iOS

  • Open Instagram App
  • Enter your Instagram profile
  • Then tap the three horizontal lines in the top right corner
  • Select Settings
  • Then select security
  • Select Change Password
  • Enter the password you are currently using, then enter the new password and pay for the new password
  • After that click change password.


3. How to Change Instagram Password on Facebook

  • Open Instagram
  • Click the option to get help to sign in
  • Select Enter with Facebook
  • Click Grant Access
  • Change Instagram Password
  • Click the check mark
  • Instagram password has been successfully replaced with Facebook account.


4. How to Change Instagram Password on PC

  • Go to Instagram site at https://www.instagram.com on desktop
  • Enter or log in your own account
  • Click your profile photo in the upper right corner then select the profile menu
  • After entering the profile, click the Edit Profile button
  • Select Security and Password
  • Enter the password you are currently using, then enter the new password and pay for the new password
  • After that click change password
  • Here, Instagram will remind its users to create a strong passphrase using a combination of at least 6 numbers, letters, and punctuation marks (like ! and %).


Meanwhile, if you log out of your account and forget your password, you can request to reset it from the login screen.


5. How to change a forgotten password


If you can't remember your password, you can reset it using your email address, phone number or Facebook account. If you can't reset your password this way, open the Instagram app for additional help. Reset your password using your email address, phone number or Facebook account.


To reset your password, first try opening the Instagram app on either an Android or iOS device


Via Android device

  • To the login screen
  • Tap Get Help at Sign In
  • Enter your username, email or phone, or tap with Facebook
  • Tap on the next one, and follow the on-screen instructions

Via iOS device

  • On the login screen tap forgot password above enter
  • Tap Username or Phone
  • Enter your email address, username, or phone number, then tap and continue.


Tips for choosing a secure password


Reported by the UK Security Institute, the Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG) is advised not to change passwords too often as this actually increases the risk of theft.


Through its official website, CEGS writes that changing passwords too frequently will force users to remember them due to changes made periodically. It is recommended, at least to change the password twice a year.


Here are tips to keep your passwords safe from hackers.


Make sure you choose a new password that is not related to the old one. For example your old password is Juventus2657 but the latest password is 2657Juventus. This will facilitate guessing hackers to enter your account.


Those are easy and fast ways for those of you who want to change your Instagram account password.

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