Instagram launched ten years in the past at this time: the photo-sharing app first hit the App Retailer on October sixth, 2010, a number of months after the discharge of the iPhone 4. To rejoice, Instagram has added an easter egg to the app that permits you to change its dwelling display screen icon.
The icons out there embody the traditional Polaroid-style digital camera designs that had been used for greater than 5 years. There are themed variations on the present brand, too, together with Pleasure rainbow colours and monochrome choices. The app replace additionally contains one other function: a non-public map and archive of your tales from the previous three years.
To entry the brand new icons, go to the settings throughout the app and do an extended swipe down on the display screen to disclose some emoji. When you’ve swiped down far sufficient, the icons will probably be unlocked and also you’ll see a message from Instagram.
Right here’s an instance of the way it works:
The icons Easter egg nonetheless seems to be within the means of rolling out — I’ve acquired it to work on a few telephones, however some don’t have it but.
It sounds just like the icons will solely be out there throughout October. Instagram’s message reads “this month we’re inviting you to vary your app icon to your favourite,” so don’t get too hooked up.