Instagram verified badge has its own advantages. Whether you have a business account or you are an influencer or none of them, having a blue badge beside your Instagram profile instantly wins the trust of other users. Thankfully, to Verify your Instagram account, you won’t need an expert, you can do it right from your iPhone or Android device.
Earlier, there were many so-called “Experts” who used to charge a handsome amount of money to get the blue badge, but that’s history. Now, the photo-sharing app provides you with an easy way to apply for a verified badge. Learn below how to do it.
How to Apply for a Verified Badge on Instagram from iPhone or Android
Step #1. Open Instagram app on your device → Tap on your profile icon from the bottom right corner of your device screen.
Step #2. Now, tap on hamburger icon from the upper right corner. On your Android phone, you need to tap on three vertical dots to launch Settings.
Step #3. Next, tap on Settings from the bottom.
Step #4. Scroll down a little and tap on Request Verification.
On the Android phone, the Request Verification option is available below ‘Sign up for a business profile.’
Step #5. You are now on Apply for Instagram Verification screen.
Here, you are supposed to enter your full name, a word or phrase you are known as, category, and your photo. Make sure you attach a government-issued photo ID that shows your name and date of birth or If you are applying as a business entity, you need to furnish documents like tax filing, recent utility bill, or article of incorporation.
Step #6. Finally, tap on the Send button.
That’s it! Instagram will let you know once they have reviewed your request for a verified badge.
When you start filling the request form, Instagram shows a disclaimer that Instagram does not guarantee that you will get a verified account from the app. If you don’t get any response from Instagram, you should not lose patience. Keep trying.
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