I am in contact with the owner of an Instagram handle that i am after for my business, he is willing to accept a small sum of money for the account however he is struggling to get access.
When he uses the forgot password option, it sends him a link to reset to his phone, luckily his number is current, But it then takes it to his current account. Assuming this is because both his and the inactive account are attached to the same number.
I am wondering if anyone had any solutions or have deal with a similar issue, and whether the only way that this can be resolved would be buying a trademark and providing this to instagram so they release the handle.
System Configuration: Windows / Chrome 80.0.3987.132
Hello, after a quick research, it would appear that the best chance you have of gaining access to the inactive instagram handle would be applying for a trademark and asking instagram to release the handle.