How to see previous names on Instagram

You have been subscribed to Instagram for some time now and, therefore, you have already made several changes to your profile from time to time, changing the information about your username, your real name and maybe even your bio from time to time. In this regard, you would like to go back to what are the old information regarding the changes of your name on Instagram, but you do not know how to do it.

How do you say? Is this exactly the case? No problem: if you’re wondering how to see previous names on Instagram , know that I’m here to help. In the next chapters of my tutorial, in fact, I will show you in detail the procedures to be put in place to do so, acting as a smartphone and tablet, but also as a computer.

Having said that, if you can’t wait to start now, sit down comfortably, just take a few minutes of free time and read carefully the instructions I am about to give you, in order to be able to easily and quickly intent that you proposed. At this point, I just have to wish you a good read!


Preliminary information

Instagram app

Before I explain how to see previous names on Instagram , I need to give you some useful preliminary information about it.

You must in fact know that on Instagram it is possible to trace the information relating to the username previously set for your account, but also to know the previous changes made regarding your own name and surname set within the photographic social network.

These are also easy to perform operations, which can be performed through the Instagram app for Android (downloadable from the Play Store or from alternative stores) and for iOS (downloadable from the App Store). Furthermore, as I will explain to you in the next chapters of this guide, it is also possible to do it from PC , by connecting to the official Instagram website or using its application for Windows 10.

See previous Instagram names

Having made the necessary premises above, let’s see together how view the history of username and name and surname on Instagram. It’s all very simple.

From smartphones and tablets

Vedere nomi precedenti Instagram

If you want to act from the Instagram app for smartphone or tablet, start the latter by pressing on its icon on the home screen and / or in the drawer of your device, then log in to your account, if necessary.

At this point, press on the thumbnail of the your profile located in the bottom menu and then presses on the menu icon located in the upper right corner. Now, in the menu that is shown to you, tap on Settings and go to the Security> Login data section.

Once this is done, you just have to press on View all , under previous user names , to see the changes previously made to your username , and then also in correspondence with the previous names and surname, in order to know the information you previously set regarding your name and surname on Instagram Easy, right?

From PC

Dati di accesso nomi utente Instagram

To be able to see previous names on Instagram from PC , you can choose to act through the website official of the social network or using its application for Windows 10: the procedures to be implemented are the same.

So, to get started, connect to the official website of Instagram or launch the social network application for Windows 10 , in order to log into your account (if necessary).

Then, click on the thumbnail of your profile located in the upper right corner and, in the menu that is shown to you, click on Settings . Now, click on the Privacy and security item located in the left side menu, then click on the Graphic organizer heading, corresponding to the Account data .

At this point, refer to Previous Usernames and Previous Names and Surname and click on the View all items, corresponding to them, in order to see the changes previously made to username and name and surname on Instagram. You didn’t think it would be that easy, did you?

Salvatore Aranzulla

Salvatore Aranzulla is the most widely read blogger and IT popularizer in Italy. Known for discovering vulnerabilities on Google and
Microsoft. He collaborates with computer magazines and edited the technological column of the newspaper Il Messaggero. He is the founder of, 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
Mondadori Informatica.

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