How to Change to a Professional Account on Instagram

Want to live stream to Instagram using StreamYard? You'll need to an Instagram professional account. It's easy and free to switch if you don't currently have one.

How to Switch a Personal Instagram Account to a Professional Account

On a computer: 

  1. Head to your Instagram profile and click Edit profile.
  2. Head to the Accounts types and tools page.
  3. Click Switch to professional account.
  4. Follow the steps to switch. Now you're ready to live stream or post Reels to Instagram!

On the Instagram app: 

  1. Head to your profile in the Instagram app on your phone and click Edit profile. 
  2. Click Switch to professional account.
    Don't see this? If you've had a professional account before, go to Settings > Account type and tools to switch.
  3. Follow the steps to switch. Now you're ready to live stream or post Reels to Instagram!

Here's how to live stream on Instagram.

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