Instagram profile with pronounsSource: Luke Filipowicz / iMore

Adding your pronouns to social media is a useful way to let people know how you would like to be referred to and increases inclusion for everyone. Many people have taken it upon themselves to adjust their personal bios on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and other social networks to include their pronouns, but now, Instagram will let you add pronouns to your profile right from iOS 14 (or older).

With hundreds of millions of people using Instagram from all around the globe, it's nice to finally see Instagram taking a small step forward in making the platform more inclusive. Anyone who wants to add pronouns to their profile can easily do so from the Instagram app. So grab your best iPhone and add pronouns to your Instagram profile.

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How to add pronouns to your Instagram profile

  1. Launch Instagram from your Home screen.
  2. Tap your profile icon in the bottom right corner of your screen.
  3. Tap Edit Profile.

    Adding Pronouns To Instagram Profile on iOS: Launch Instagram, tap your profile icon, and then tap edit profile. Source: iMore

  4. Tap Pronouns.
  5. Type the pronouns you want. You can add up to four.
  6. Tap Done.

    Adding Pronouns To Instagram Profile on iOS: tap pronouns, then type the pronouns you want, and then tap done. Source: iMore

Now when someone looks at your profile, they will see your selected pronouns right beside your name.

How to limit who can see your pronouns on Instagram

By default, if you add pronouns to your Instagram profile, anybody who can see your profile will also be able to see your pronouns. If you want, Instagram gives you the option to only show your followers your pronouns. Here's how:

  1. Launch Instagram from your Home screen.
  2. Tap your profile icon in the bottom right corner of your screen.
  3. Tap Edit Profile.

    Adding Pronouns To Instagram Profile on iOS: Launch Instagram, tap your profile icon, and then tap edit profile. Source: iMore

  4. Tap Pronouns.

  5. Tap the Show to Followers Only On/Off Switch. The switch will be blue when the feature is enabled.
  6. Tap Done.

    Limiting Who Can See Your Instagram Pronouns on iOS: Tap pronouns, tap the show to followers  only on/off switch, and then tap done. Source: iMore

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