Instagram: How to Use the National Coming Out Day Chat Theme

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Tuesday is National Coming Out Day, and Instagram is keeping the celebration going with a National Coming Out Day chat theme that users can activate in conversations. This chat theme adds a colorful, artistic background to conversations.

Our guide will show you how to use the National Coming Out Day chat theme in the Instagram application.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Instagram app on iOS.

Step 1: Open the Instagram conversation you want to customize and tap the conversation name at the top of the screen.


Screenshot of an Instagram conversation with a red arrow pointing at the conversation name at the top of the screen

Step 2: Tap “Theme.”


Screenshot of the "Details" screen for an Instagram conversation with a red arrow pointing at "Theme"

Step 3: Tap the “National Coming Out Day” theme. Note: There is no preview screen or confirmation window. When you tap the “National Coming Out Day” chat theme, the conversation will be updated with the theme.


Screenshot of Instagram's "Chat theme" window with a red arrow pointing at the "National Coming Out Day" theme