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It’s Instagram‘s 10th birthday — yes, it’s now been in our lives for 10 years, and no I don’t feel old at all. As a treat for users this month, Instagram‘s giving users the option to change their app icon to one of the old classics. Here’s how you can do it.
— Instagram (@instagram) October 6, 2020
The icons are somewhat hidden in the app itself, so you’ll have to do a little snooping to find it. To start, you’ll have to go to the settings within the Instagram app. Once you’re there, pull down as hard as you can. You’ll see a string of progressively more curious emoji.
Pull down as far as the present emoji, and you’ll get some confetti