Instagram is finally supporting one of its most requested features.
The photo-sharing app announced Monday that Instagram users will begin to see support for multiple accounts appear in its iOS and Android app this week.
Instagram has been testing the long-requested feature for some time; it first appeared to Android users back in November. iPhone users began seeing the feature last week, following the version 7.15 update.
In a statement on Monday, Instagram confirmed the feature was part of the 7.15 update for both iOS and Android users but said it will begin to appear this week so it could still take a few days before all users see it.
you can switch between them by tapping on your username at the top or your profile
you can switch between them by tapping on your username at the top or your profile. The app will also show the profile photo of the account you’re currently using throughout the app to make it easier to see which account you’re posting from.
Until now, lack of official support for the feature — critical for those who oversee multiple accounts — has caused many users to turn to third-party clients in order to post and view feeds from separate accounts simultaneously. Though Instagram has previously tolerated third-party developers on its platform, the company recently announced a change in its developer policy that would restrict nearly all third-party feed-viewing apps. Most of these apps will lose access to Instagram’s API by June 2016, the company said.
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