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Instagram has been there for more than 10 years now. It was first launched on 6 October 2010. People have been using Instagram for over a decade. Almost all users craft their bio on Instagram to describe themselves and you might too.
People change a lot over time and it’s obvious you might keep changing your bio from time to time. But what if you want to change your bio to the previous one?
The good part is Instagram stores the history of all your previous bios and also allows you to view your old bios and usernames.
Let’s discover how you can see all of your former Instagram bios.
How to Find Old Bios On Instagram App
Below is a step-by-step guide to help you reveal your past Instagram bios.
New Update 2022: In the recent update, Instagram has changed the way to access your former bios. Here’s the latest guide with changed Settings to look at your old bios.
Step 1: Launch the Instagram app on your Android, iPad, or iPhone device.
Step 2: Tap your profile icon in the bottom-right corner of the screen.
Step 3: Tap the three horizontal lines menu located at the top-right corner of the screen.
Step 4: Tap the Your activity option in the menu.
Step 5: Select Account history.
You can now see all the changes you’ve made to your account since you created it. To see your old bios, scroll down and look at the one labeled as Bio.
If you’re unable to see the full bio text, you need to use the web version of Instagram on your desktop or mobile browser.
How to See Old Bios On Instagram Web
Using Mobile Browser
Step 1: Go to instagram.com on your browser (Chrome) and log in to your account.
Step 2: Tap your profile icon in the bottom right corner.
Step 3: Tap the Settings icon in the upper left corner.
Step 4: Go to Privacy and Security.
Step 5: Scroll down to locate Account Data, then tap View Account Data.
Step 6: Navigate to Profile Info and tap View All under Former bio texts.
You can see all your previous bios here.
Step 1: Click your profile icon that appears in the top-right corner of the computer screen. Then, select Settings.
Step 2: Click the Privacy and Security option.
Step 3: Click the View Account Data option below Account Data.
Step 4: Click View All under Former bio texts. You can scroll down to see additional former bios.
Can You Delete Old Instagram Bios?
You cannot delete your past bios on Instagram. Instagram stores its users’ account information like bio-history, username history, and many other details as long as the account is active.
Those data can only be removed from Instagram’s database by deleting your account.