Convert Instagram profile to Business or Creator account

In this article, we will explain which steps you should take to convert your Instagram personal profile into a Business or Creator account. We will also explain how to switch back from a Business or Creator account to personal profile.

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Convert Instagram account to Business account

  • Launch Instagram app
  • Tap profile image in the lower right corner
  • Tap hamburger icon in the upper right corner
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap account
  • Tap Switch to Professional Account
  • Tap Next in the Business card
  • Tap Continue
  • Select a Category
  • Tap next after selecting a category
  • Review Your Contact Info
  • Tap Next or Don’t user my contact info
  • Tap Next to Connect your Facebook Page or tap Don’t Connect To Facebook Now
  • Your personal Instagram profile is now switched to a Business Account

An Instagram Business account is best for retailers, local businesses, brands, organizations and service provides.

Convert Instagram account to creator account

  • Launch Instagram app
  • Tap profile image in the lower right corner
  • Tap hamburger icon in the upper right corner
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Account
  • Tap Switch to Professional Account
  • Tap Next in the Creator card
  • Tap Next again
  • Select a Category, choose to Display category label and tap Done
  • Your personal Instagram profile is now switched to a creator Account is ready

An Instagram Creator account are best for public figures, content producers, artists and influencers.

Switch from Instagram Business or Creator account to personal profile

  • Launch Instagram app
  • Tap profile image in the lower right corner
  • Tap hamburger icon in the upper right corner
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Account
  • Tap Switch to Personal Account
  • Tap Switch Back to confirm
  • Your Instagram account is switched to a personal account

When switching back from a business account to personal account, insights data from the Instagram account will be deleted.

Switch Instagram accounts

You can switch your Instagram account from personal to business or personal to creator and the other way around as many times that you want, there is no limit in switching accounts. Only issue with switching back to personal is the loss of insight data of your business or creator account.

If you have any questions about the switch of Instagram accounts between personal, business or creator, please leave a comment or send us a message. We will happy to assist you with any questions or concerns.

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