The 20-year-old singer, who named his Instagram profile fakeliampayne, garnered over half a million followers in less than 24-hour since joining the social networking site.
"Right I'm gonna try figure this Instagram. I sound like a grandad (sic)," Payne tweeted after joining the site.
He then posted a series of funky photos on the site.
"Half a million followers on my Instagram in half a day. Crazy times hope that I can make my Instagram fun for you," he tweeted.
The fans were trying to guess his Instagram password.
"Stop trying to guess my password. My emails going crazy with junk and I need it to make you all nice music for new albums!!," Payne tweeted further.