Instagram launched ten years in the past right this moment: the photo-sharing app first hit the App Store on October sixth, 2010, a couple of months after the discharge of the iPhone 4. To celebrate, Instagram has added an easter egg to the app that permits you to change its house display screen icon.
The icons accessible embody the classic Polaroid-style digicam designs that had been used for greater than 5 years. There are themed variations on the present brand, too, together with Pride rainbow colours and monochrome choices. The app replace additionally contains one other characteristic: a personal map and archive of your tales from the previous three years.
To entry the brand new icons, go to the settings inside the app and do a protracted swipe down on the display screen to reveal some emoji. Once you’ve swiped down far sufficient, the icons will likely be unlocked and also you’ll see a message from Instagram.
Here’s an instance of the way it works:
The icons Easter egg nonetheless seems to be within the strategy of rolling out — I’ve obtained it to work on a few telephones, however some don’t have it but.
It sounds just like the icons will solely be accessible throughout October. Instagram’s message reads “this month we’re inviting you to change your app icon to your favorite,” so don’t get too connected.