If you are imagining what is the hype about this new Instagram logo and what’s the “BIG” secret everyone’s been talking about, you’ve arrived at the right place.

On 6 Oct, Instagram tweeted out a message encrypted with emojis which when decoded lead to a secret surprise. If you want to read directly the steps to change the logo skip down.

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Twitteratis jumped right into the action in decoding the message and the post was flooded with screen recordings of Instagram’s birthday special.

This new updated feature was to celebrate Instagram’s 10th birthday and users are loving it.

The new update brings you a variety of Instagram logos from the oldest, to the classics and the recent gradient logo with certain shades according to your tastes.

Instagram users are loving it! Some posted showing their nostalgia of how the icon used to look a few years back and some even set it according to the shades of their other apps collectively.

The set also features the pride rainbow gradience logo for the LGBTQ community pride.

Instagram has always been supportive of the LGBTQ community and always looks forward for ways to support it including hashtags and story outlines being rainbow-colored.

How To Access The Secret Logos

If you’re also wondering to get in on this birthday party feature here are the steps : 

  1. Go to your profile page and open the sidebar 
  2. Click on settings 
  3. Scroll down till you find emojis above the search bar 
  4. Voila! select your favorite pick 

Although this feature is only available on the latest update and does not change the original logo.

Instead, it creates a shortcut with your voice of logo on your homepage

Instagram has also offered an update showing stories map giving retrospective of the stories shared by you in the last 3 years as well.

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Hope you have fun with these logos and get creative!