Changing your account type on Instagram can be beneficial in various situations. For example, if you want to access additional features for business or analytics. Instagram offers three types of accounts: personal, creator, and business accounts.

Advantages of each account type:

Personal Account:

Suitable for regular users who use Instagram to connect with friends and family. Access to basic app features.

Creator Account:

Suitable for public figures, bloggers, and content creators. Access to advanced analytics, brand collaboration features, and content management tools.

Business Account:

Intended for companies and entrepreneurs. Access to advertising tools, detailed analytics, and the ability to add contact buttons (e.g., “Call” or “Email”).

How to change your account type:

Open the Instagram app:

  • Make sure you are logged into your account.

Go to your profile:

  • Tap on your profile icon in the bottom right corner of the screen.

Open settings:

  • Tap on the three horizontal lines in the top right corner of the screen, then select “Settings.”

Go to the “Account” section:

  • Scroll down and tap on “Account.”

Select “Switch to Professional Account”:

  • If you have a personal account, select “Switch to Professional Account.”
  • If you already have a professional account and want to change its type (e.g., from creator to business), select “Switch Professional Account Type.”

Follow the on-screen instructions:

  • Choose the account type you need and follow the further instructions to complete the process.