Within the first few days of its launch, Threads has taken the Internet by storm. The social media platform has gathered over 55 million users so far and is expected to maintain a similar pace in the coming days. Earlier thought to be a standalone rival to Twitter, users were surprised at how closely Threads is linked to Instagram. You can only join Threads with an Instagram account, and the usernames of the two profiles are synced together. So, how do you go about changing the username of your Threads account? Let’s take a look.
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Here’s how you can change your Threads username
Your Threads account is linked to your Instagram profile. In order to change your Threads username you will need to change your Instagram handle, since both accounts share a common username. Here’s how you can go about it.
Step 1: Launch the Instagram app on your smartphone.
Step 2: Tap the profile icon at the bottom right corner of the screen.
Step 3: Tap on ‘Edit Profile’.
Step 4: Tap the text field under ‘Username’.
Step 5: Enter a new username.
Step 6: Hit the tick icon at the top right corner of the screen.
Your Instagram and Threads usernames will be changed.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How do I change my username on Threads?
Since your Threads account is linked to your Instagram profile, they both share the same username. In order to change your Threads username, you will have to change your Instagram handle.
What is my Threads username?
Your Threads username is the same as your Instagram handle.
How many users does Threads have?
Within 24 hours of its launch, over 30 million users signed up for Threads. Currently, the social media platform has over 55 million users, and the number is expected to rapidly rise in the coming days.
This is how you can change your username on Threads. Your Threads account is so closely linked with your Instagram profile that it feels more like an extension of the latter rather than a standalone app. You cannot delete your Threads profile without deleting your Instagram account. At best, you can deactivate it.
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