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How to change your birthdate on Instagram?

Your Instagram profile is more than just a collection of photos; it's your digital identity. Accurate information, including your birthdate, not only complies with Instagram's guidelines but shapes your social media experience. Instagram has content and privacy settings based on age, making it crucial to have the correct birthdate on your profile. In this guide, we'll walk you through the process of changing or adding your birthdate on Instagram, ensuring you have a personalized and secure online presence.

The Importance of an Accurate Birthdate

Your birthdate on Instagram is more than just a date. It's a gateway to age-specific content and functionalities, crucial for an enjoyable and secure online environment. Instagram tailors its features and content to suit different age groups for safety and relevance. Having the correct birthdate ensures you're experiencing the platform in a way that's meant for you.

Step-by-Step Guide: Changing Your Birthdate on Instagram

1. Open the Instagram app on your smartphone and log in to the account for which you want to update the birthdate

2. Tap on your profile picture or username to access your profile

3. Go to "Settings and privacy" in the dropdown menu

4. Find and select the "Meta Accounts Center" option

5. The "Meta Accounts Center" will open. Locate the "Personal details" field and tap on it

6. Tap on "Birthday" and on "Edit" and Choose your new birthdate from the options

7. If your Birthday is not in the options, Tap on "Contact us" and Request a Birthday Change

8.Fill out the form: The birthday, the reason for changing it and an ID

9. Facebook will notice you when your request is approved and will update your birthdate automatically

* Please take a minute and decide who can see you birthday (Public/Friends/Only You)

Common Issues and Solutions

  • Verification Required: You might need to verify your identity if there are significant changes to your birthdate
  • Technical Glitches: Ensure the app is updated. If issues persist, try restarting the app or your device

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Keeping your Instagram profile updated, especially your birthdate, is a small yet significant step towards a safer and more personalized social media experience. Accurate information complies with platform standards and unlocks the right content and features for your age group. Enhance this secure environment with Spikerz, and enjoy Instagram knowing your data is well-protected.

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