Instagram will now support multiple accounts through its Android app. However, this features seems to be working only for a selected few. There is no news as to when this feature will roll out for iOS users. This turns out to be a great addition for social media managers and also, business owners who use multiple accounts on a daily basis for work and promotion.
According to a report by Android Police, Instagram is testing the feature on Google’s Android OS right now and one can access by joining the Instagram beta program or by downloading the APK file. The feature is reportedly live on version 7.12.0, which will be available to anyone on the Instagram Android beta.
For users who are lucky enough to have the feature, will see an ‘Add Account’ option below Clear Search History. Clicking this option will offer users the ability to create a new account from scratch. Once this is done, the user will find a selector next to the account nickname on the top of your profile page which will allow the user to choose between the accounts.
A recent report pointed out that Indians on Instagram are mostly young, mobile-first users with high spending power, according to an Instagram study that revealed insights for the first time about the community connected to the social platform.
Instagram also said its monthly actives in India have more than doubled over the past year, as of September this year. Instagram continues to build momentum and has grown to more than 400 million users this year. Among the last 100 million to join Instagram, more than half live in Asia and Europe.