How to Change or Remove Category Label on Instagram?

If you are wondering to change or remove the category label on Instagram then you can do this by using the features. Yes, Instagram lets you do that on your profile.

The first thing you should know that for the personal accounts this is not seen as a category label, only the business accounts may have these labels on the profile display.

These labels are created for the interest of users of what they are following for and the labels make it easier to understand the page or profile topics.

To change the Instagram category labels, just tap on the ‘Edit Profile‘ option then tap on the category labels. Now, this will show the multiple labels to select just choose your new labels or search and then click on any label that suits your profile and that’s done.

Although, if you want to remove the labels from displaying on the profile then you can do it in two different ways.

To remove the category labels on Instagram, the first thing you can do by switching back to your personal profile as the personal account does not show any category labels on the profile. Otherwise, you can go to the ‘Profile Display Options‘ section and from there turn off the ‘Display category label‘ option.

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In this article, I will explain the steps to change or remove the category labels on Instagram profiles. Let’s dive in.

Change the Category Labels on Instagram

If you want to change the category label for an Instagram profile, the steps are really simple. You must know that the labels you added to your profile and if that does not suits then you can change the category label to something else and I will show you the steps to make it happen.

To change the category label on Instagram,

  1. First of all, you have to go to the profile and tap on the ‘Edit Profile‘ button.edit profile instagram
  2. Now, scroll to the bottom and tap on the ‘Category‘ option.
  3. Next, just choose the new category and tap on the tick to save.change category instagram 2
  4. Finally, tap on the tick icon on the edit profile page, and this category is now changed to a new one.

That’s all you have to do in order to change the category of your Instagram business profile.

Note: You can change the labels but you have to choose the suitable labels from the listed labels. So, either choose a category label for your profile or you can hide it if you want to.

Remove Category Label on Instagram profile

If you want to remove the labels on your Instagram profile then you can do this in different ways, either keeping your business account and turning off the feature or you can move back to a personal account where no category labels are shown on the profile.

1. Switching back to personal Account

The easiest way to turn off displaying of category labels on your profile is, switching back to a personal account. Instagram does not show the category labels on professional accounts or business accounts and just by moving back to the personal account, you can turn off the category labels.

To switch back to the personal account,

  1. First of all, open your Instagram profile and tap on the ‘Edit Profile’ option.
  2. Next, from the settings, go to the Account and tap onto that.
  3. Just scroll to the bottom and you will see the ‘Switch to personal account‘ option, tap on that.
  4. Now, just confirm by tapping on the ‘Switch Back‘ option.switch back to personal account

Once the account is switched back to the personal account, you will no longer see any labels on the display.

Note: By turning the business account into a personal account, you will lose some features that were available only for business accounts, also will lose the authority of a business account. But, if you’re aware of this then you can go with that choice.

2. Editing the Profile Display option

Another option is there and this is the best option to remove the category labels from any Instagram profile as this will keep your business account, as you can experience the other features of the business account and can remove the category labels from your profile as well.

To remove the category labels on Instagram,

  1. First of all, go to your Instagram profile and tap on the edit profile option.
  2. Next, scroll down and you will see the ‘Profile Display Options‘ section.
  3. Now, swipe left to turn off the ‘Display category label‘ option.profile category label off

That’s all you have to do and your category labels from the profile will be invisible after that.

Note: If you want to remove the category label from the business account then turning off the feature is the best option as you can avail the rest of the features of a business account.

The Bottom Lines:

This article shows the exact steps that you can follow in order to change or remove the category labels on Instagram. You can make a few changes to settings and it will be done as described above.

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