Instagram is a popular social media app used for sharing photos, videos and reels with your followers. It has various features that gradually keep getting added to the app.
The brand-new feature of the Instagram app is the display of the Threads badge on your Instagram profile. It is displayed on your profile when you have an active thread profile or conversation.
Threads is a new app by the Instagram team to share text, ideas and join the public conversation.
But it may happen that you accidentally remove the Threads badge and now you want it back on your Instagram profile.
This article will discuss if you can get the Threads badge back on your Instagram profiles.
Why Display The Threads Badge On Your Instagram Profile?
The Threads badge is displayed on your Instagram profile page under the name of your account which makes it easy for your followers to find you in the Threads app.
It is also a very convenient option for you to view your Threads profile by clicking on this badge.
If you have joined Threads but do not see any badge under the name of your Instagram account on the profile page then you may have removed it.
How To Get The Threads Badge Back On Your Instagram Profile?
It is not possible to get the Threads badge back on your Instagram profile if you removed it.
The Threads badge is displayed on your Instagram profile bio to show your followers that you are active on the Threads app.
But if you do not see the badge under your account name on your Instagram profile then you may have removed it.
Features And Use Of Threads Badge
When you tap on the Threads badge, a prompt screen pops up displaying your rank which is the serial number in the order you join threads.
It also shows the message that it is a temporary badge to let your followers know and send them directly to your profile. If they also use the Threads app.
Then, there are two options “View Threads profile” and “Hide badge”.
Tap on “View Threads profile” and you will be taken to your Threads profile on the Threads app.
When you tap on “Hide badge”, another prompt will be displayed on the screen confirming to remove the badge from your profile.
It also warns that once the badge is removed you will not be able to add it back to your profile.
If you have removed the Threads badge then you will not be able to get it back on your Instagram profile.
Things To Remember About Threads Badge
The Threads badge is a temporary feature and is probably introduced as a marketing technique by Instagram to direct users to the new Threads app.
It also has no technical benefits to your Instagram or Threads profile and is merely a way to direct it to your profile on the Threads app.
The Threads badge automatically appears on your Instagram account when you join the Threads app. You can control to remove it by tapping on the badge and following the instructions as prompted.
However, if you opt to remove the badge from your profile you will not be able to get it back on your Instagram profile.