How to change the Instagram icon in the hidden menu of your 10th anniversary

A few weeks ago we learned about Instagram’s plans for celebrate your 10th anniversary, allowing users to swap the app icon for the classic Polaroid-inspired design.

Instagram turns ten years old today, since its launch took place on August 6, 2010, a few months after another product that had an impact on the technological landscape hit the market: the iPhone 4.

How to change the Instagram icon

Instagram has hidden this functionality in the application settings and, in fact, he has retweeted the tweet of a user who has discovered the “secret”, making a nod to the classic button combinations that had to be made in video games of past decades.


– Instagram (@instagram) October 6, 2020

As we can see, it is possible to choose from a wide variety of icons, among which is the design that the original app showed. It has to be said that We can find them both on Android and iOS, but it is necessary to update the application to the latest version.

To find this secret menu, we will simply have to follow the next steps:

  • Go to Setting
  • Swipe down until the confetti appears
  • Select the icon you want

Apparently, This icon pack will only be available during the month of October. The company tells us that “this month we are invited to change the icon to our favorite”, so everything indicates that this option will disappear in November.