So, friends and family can easily recognise you, Instagram recommends you add a profile picture. It doesn’t have to be your photo and can be of anything you like.
There are two ways to do this, one from the main screen under Getting Started or by clicking on Edit Profile. In both cases, you can get to your profile page shown above by clicking on the user icon at the top right of the screen.
Tap app on the grey circle with a person in top left corner, Select New Profile Photo. This will bring up your photo gallery on your phone. Look through the images by scrolling up and down and then Tap the on the one you want. Then Choose next from top right-hand corner