Instagram Icon & Change It for Android & iOS


Instagram is a famous application for sharing photos and videos all around the world. Instagram is a Social Media that you can share your photos and videos with others.

Instagram’s icon is one the important characteristic of identity. It has different icons that you can use which one you desire. This successful app logo was like an old camera, and now Instagram change it to a simple graphic camera model. The new logo is colorful as a rainbow and the name of it removed.

The deep connection between a logo and its audience cannot change easily. But sometimes it happens because of the goals’ Evolution process.

The Instagram design team spent 9 months on its logo designing. Since the users pay attention to the details of the old logos of Instagram, so they wanted all clerk of the company to draw their mentality about Instagram’s logo in 10 seconds.

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Why Instagram logo changed?

When Instagram started its activity in 2010, the main and important feature of it was the filters that change the photos to old ones. So the logo like an old camera could affected on Instagram popularity.

But now in 2021, this app has changed, and all the celebrities, artists, young people, and also children use Instagram and maybe the old logo and old feature for photos do not attractive for them.

In an expert’s ideas, this logo of Instagram has been old and cannot show the purpose of society. Instagram with the change of its logo wants to its audience let their memories save in digital mode.

On Instagram idea by its development, it is necessary to create a good and attractive appearance for the logo. Generally Instagram wants to show simplicity by changing its logo.

The logo changing could be a big risk for Instagram. This change was not for Create a novelty, but also they thought that the old logo could not show the creativity more.


The Instagram owner Kevin Systrom answered this change in this way:

Instagram’s logo evolutes by the evolution of Instagram itself .Today Instagram is a successful application with its visual content. So the change is truth and everyone should accept it.

The most difficult part of the logo change, was check out 300 kind of logos. Deciding about changing the popular and lovely logo is so difficult, removing or keeping the old elements.

First, they started to check that the users accept the new logo or not. And prepared the video about this process and share it with the users.

Second, it is the turn of concentration on Dimensions and scales of the Instagram icon. The logo of an application is an important part of it and should have a good view on the phone and website.

How to changing Instagram Icon?

Before starting you should update your app in version for Android and version 162.0 for iOS from App Store or Play Store. Follow us in this article.

Change the Instgaram icon for Android

instagram icon on android

One of the interesting abilities of Android is changing the Instagram icon. The Android phone users can install the packs such as Nova Launcher and the other icons from Google Play and use them easily. Android users can change their Instagram icons without using any pack.

Today you have heard that Instagram has new logos, so we want to talk about how you can change the Instagram logo on your Android phone. Instagram gives this chance to everyone to choose among the different logos.

We explain the steps of how you can change your Instagram icon:

  • First, download the PNG file of your desired icon
  • Second, install the Awesome Icons app
  • Third, find the Instagram and click on its icon
  • Forth, Select the colorful icon
  • Fifth, Select the picture part
  • Sixth, Select the PNG file
  • Seventh, Upload the file
  • Eighth, Click the Done then OK bottom
  • Ninth, Now you can use this application with the new icon

Change the Instgaram icon for iOS

instagram icon on ios

This popular application after its iPhone 4 model went to App Store and because of its birthday, everyone can use Instagram’s classic icon.

How you can activate Instagram Classic Icon?

Among the Instagram logos, you can choose the logo that is as same as the camera.

  • First, enter the App store and download the Instagram app or update it if you have
  • Second, enter the app and click profile icon in down right side
  • Third, click on the three line bottom on right top of the page
  • Forth, find the setting section and click on it
  • Fifth, swipe the page down, know you can see the emojis
  • Sixth, now you are in hidden part of your app and see a row of Instagram icons
  • Seventh, you can select your desired logo old or new
  • Eighth, the logo changed and you receive a message, then click OK
  • Ninth, at the end comeback to your home page and you can see the new logo




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