Instagram has a way of showing that a profile or a page on its platform is genuine and official by providing them with a verified badge in the form of blue coloured tick icon near the name of the profile. While this process was previously an automatic process, recently an option to manually request for the verified badge has been added to its platform.
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The Instagram users can now actually request for the verified badge for their profile from the app on their phone by filling a simple form. You can now show your friends or fans or the followers and clients of your business profile that you are official and are indeed what you claim to be are.
So, if you are interested in getting your Instagram profile verified, here are a few simple steps you could follow from your profile to get that done.
How to get the verified badge for your Instagram profile
Open the Instagram app of your phone and go to your profile by clicking on the profile icon on the bottom right corner of the app.
Now slide from the right in your profile page to open the hamburger menu and select the settings option at the bottom of the menu.
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Now just scroll down to the accounts menu in the settings page and you can find the Request verification button at the bottom. Just click on the button to go to the next page.
In the next page, you will be asked to provide some basic personal details like your Full name, your user name, and a photo identification id of your choice which is issued by the government.
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Once you have completed the above mentioned process, all you have to do now is to wait until Instagram completes the verification process from its side.
You will be receiving a notification soon about the result of the verification process in your profile.
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Note: Remember, just because you can apply for the verified badge for your profile it does not guarantee that your profile will indeed be verified. This is because, the blue verified badge is mainly reserved for celebrities, brands and popular figures with a lot of followers in their profile.