Speaking with some of your friends, you discovered that on Instagram there is a section in the which is kept the history of all changes to the data associated with your account, including all the old bio that, over time, have been entered in the appropriate section of your profile. Curious, you’d like to see what biographies you’ve used in the past on Instagram, but you’re not sure how to do it.
That’s the way it is, right? Then let me help you out and explain how to see old Instagram bio . If you give me a few minutes of your free time, I can show you the detailed procedure to view the history of the biographies and links you have added to your profile since you joined the famous photo social network.
How do you say? Is it just what you were looking for? So let’s not waste any more time chatting and see how to proceed. All you have to do is get comfortable, set aside five minutes of free time and dedicate yourself to reading the next few lines. By doing so, I assure you that you will be able to recover the history of all the biographies you have used on Instagram over time. Happy reading!
If you’re wondering if it’s possible see the old Instagram bio , even the older ones, you will be glad to know that the answer is positive. In fact, by accessing your profile settings and selecting the Login data option, you can view numerous information associated with your account, such as the registration date, the history of passwords, email addresses and telephone numbers used on Instagram and many other data.
Among the available information, you can see all the biographies used on the famous social network and retrieve both the text entered in the Biography field of your profile and any links added in the Website section.
Finally, I would like to point out that this feature is available not only for “Normal” Instagram profiles but also for corporate accounts. However, it is not possible to delete old biographies: if your intention is to delete all the bio and related links associated with your profile, the only solution available to you is to delete the Instagram profile. Is everything clear so far? Well, then let’s take action.
How to see old Instagram bio from app
The procedure to view old Instagram bio from app is quick and easy. All you have to do is access the main screen of your profile through the Instagram application for Android or iOS, click on the option to change its settings and access the section relating to security.
So take your smartphone or tablet, start the Instagram app by tapping on its icon and, if you haven’t already done so, log in to your account. Then enter your login credentials in the Phone number, username or email and Password fields and press the Login button. Alternatively, if you have connected Instagram to Facebook, tap on the item Login with Facebook and click on the Continue as [name] button, to log into your account.
Now, press the little man icon located in the bottom menu and, on the main screen of your profile, tap the ☰ button, at the top right. From the menu that appears, select the Settings option, press the Security item and, in the Security screen, locate the Data section and history .
At this point, tap on Access data and, in the Account information , you will be able to view your date of birth , the date of registration to Instagram and the history of changes related to some data associated with your account, such as password , email address , phone number and account privacy .
To see all the biographies you have used on Instagram, instead, locate the Profile information section and click on the option View all related to Previous bio texts ong>. In the new screen displayed you will find, from the most recent to the oldest, all the texts you have entered in the Biography section of your profile .
If you are also interested in viewing the links you added in the bio (exactly in the Website field) of your profile, access the Access data and
and tap on the View all item relating to the Previous links in the biography option.
How do you say? Would you like to reuse a previous bio? If so, I’m sorry to tell you that there isn’t some feature that allows you to automatically set an old bio as your current bio. However, you can copy the one you are interested in, press the arrow pointing left icon, to return to the Protection screen, and tap the icon little man present in the bottom menu.
In your profile screen, click on the Edit profile , tap on your current biography (or on the Biography item if you have not set one), paste the text copied just now and press the button Done , to save the changes and reuse an old biography.
In the same way you can also proceed to insert an old link in the field Website of your account. In this regard, my guide on how to edit Instagram bio may be useful.
How to see old Instagram bio on computer
How do you say? Would you like to know how old Instagram bio’s from computer look? In this case, you will be happy to know that the procedure is almost identical to the one I indicated in the previous lines of this guide. Even from a computer, in fact, just access your account settings and select the security option.
To proceed, open the Instagram application for Windows 10 or connected to the main page of the official website of the social network and, if you have not already done so, log in to your account. To do this, enter your details in the fields Phone number, username or email and Password and click on the Login button. If, on the other hand, you have registered to Instagram using your Facebook account, select the Login with Facebook option and click on Continue as [name] .
At this point, click on your photo , top right, and choose the option Settings from the menu that appears. In the new screen displayed, click on Privacy and Security (in the sidebar on the left), locate the Account data section and click on the Graphic organizer option .
In the newly opened page, you can immediately view some information about your account, such as the registration date and your date of birth . In addition, there are several sections that allow you to retrieve the history of passwords ( Password changes ), email addresses ( Previous email addresses ) and telephone numbers ( Previous phone numbers ) that you have associated with your account since you joined Instagram.
To see the bio that you have entered in the appropriate section of your account, locate the entry Profile information , click on the option View all relating to the entry Texts of the biography and, in the new page opened, you will find the complete list of all the biographies you have used on Instagram, in chronological order (the most recent bio are displayed at the top).
If you are also interested in recovering the links you added in the Website section of your profile, access the section again and Account data, locate the items Profile information and Previous links in the biography and press the relevant button View all .
Again, if you want to reuse an old bio ( or an old link), you have to manually copy it over the current one. Then right click on the bio of your interest, highlight the text you want to reuse and select the option to copy.
Press, then, on the Edit profile item displayed in the sidebar on the left and paste the biography you just copied in the Biography field (or in the Website , in the case of links). Finally, click on the Submit button to save the changes. That’s it!
Salvatore Aranzulla is the most widely read blogger and IT popularizer in Italy. He is known for discovering vulnerabilities in Google and
Microsoft. He collaborates with computer magazines and edited the technological column of the newspaper Il Messaggero. He is the founder of Aranzulla.it, one of the
thirty most visited sites in Italy, in which he responds with simplicity to thousands of computer-related doubts. He has published for Mondadori and