How to Get Verified on Instagram from iPhone and Android

Instagram app for iPhone and Android now lets you apply for verified badge easily, no need to get up from your chair. Learn how to do it from this post.

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.

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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.

Tap on Profile icon in Instagram App

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.

Tap on Menu in Instagram App

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Step #3. Next, tap on Settings from the bottom.

Tap on Settings in Instagram App

Step #4. Scroll down a little and tap on Request Verification.

Tap on Request Verification in Instagram Settings

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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.

Fill the Name and Add Category to Verify Instagram Account

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Tap on Choose File and Attach a government issued photo ID in Instagram App

Step #6. Finally, tap on the Send button.

Tap on Send to Apply for Verified Badge on Instagram from iPhone or Android

That’s it! Instagram will let you know once they have reviewed your request for a verified badge.

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Summing up…

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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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.
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