How to Check Instagram Account Username History and Information

  • Open your Instagram Account -> Click on Ellipses -> Select About This Account -> Navigate Account Information Section -> Click on Former Usernames 

If you are using an instagram account and wondering what is your user id if you have forgot yours then you can easily check on your instagram account by going to your profile account and account information section and you can check your previous name and account information details like when you have joined instagram and other information on your instagram account.

Instagram makes it easy for an instagram account owner to change the name of their account to virtually anything and see your former usernames on instagram

However, while those name changes are mostly harmless and for rebranding purposes, an instagram account owner can occasionally change the account the account name with the goal of defrauding or scamming people, whether there is an account that you are suspicious of, or you are just curious about the history of an account, instagram makes it easy to see the username history of accounts.

Check Instagram Account Username History Information

Follow Below steps to See and check Instagram account Username History information on your instagram account.

Step 1: Launch the “Instagram App” on your iphone, ipad or android device, and then navigate to the page you want to see the instagram username history.

Step 2: Click on “Ellipses” at the right side top of the screen, then a popup menu screen is displayed on the screen.

Step 3: Click on “About This Account” in the menu, then the about this account screen is displayed.

Step 4: Navigate down to the Account Information Section, and then click on “Former Usernames.” option.then the former usernames screen is displayed, then you will see the list of all former usernames associated with instagram account.

That’s it. This is how you check your instagram account user name and history of names you changed on instagram account.

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How to hide former usernames on instagram?

No, You cant hide your account former usernames on instagram and if you want to delta then you need to delete your entire account, you can only change the username url of your profile and former username must exist in your instagram account username history.

Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga is Senior Content Writer and Author and Also a Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web for More than 5 Years and She writes about technology related subject troubleshooting guides and helps users to solve issues. She has a Degree of Bachelor of Technology (Btech) from Kakatiya University and (Master of Technology) Mtech at Kakatiya University and JNTU university and is a real time Technology expert. She is a Real time Tech Expert and enthusiastic and has an Expertize in this technology area and writes specially on troubleshooting guides, solutions and tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related information.

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