- Are you also tired of Instagram?
- Do you want to take a break from Instagram?
- Do you wish to delete your Instagram account?
If your answer to the following questions is "yes" then congratulations you are at the right place. Today, we will discuss how you can delete/disable your Instagram account.
Using Instagramis much easier than finding a way to delete your account. To deactivate your account temporarily or permanently, you need to go to Instagram.com from any browser on your phone or desktop. You can't do it from your phone app.
Without any further delay let's continue.
How to delete your Instagram account
A person has various reasons to deactivate their account but Instagram has just one basic reason to stop them i.e. they are a customer. And nobody likes to lose a customer. Maybe one of the reasons why you can’t delete your Instagram account directly from the app.
1 Go to Instagram.com.
Use any browser on your mobile or desktop to visit Instagram.com and log-in to your account.
2 Click on your profile picture icon in the top right corner.
On the top right corner, you will find an icon of your profile picture. Click on it and a window will open.
3 Go to settings.
In the new window, you will find the "Settings" option. Clicking on it will take you to all the settings related to your account.
4 Scroll down and click on temporarily disable my account.
The first section that will open in front of you will be "Edit profile".
In this section, scroll down to the bottom of the page where you will find the option "Temporarily disable my account".
5 Choose a reason and enter the password.
After clicking the option "Temporarily disable account", you will be directed to the next page and Instagram would ask you the reason to disable your account.
Just select one from the drop-down list and enter your password to continue.
6 Click on the "Temporarily disable account" button.
Click on the "Temporarily disable account" button and your account will be de-activated for as long as you choose.
You can again activate your account whenever you choose by just entering your username and password.
- If you wish to delete your account permanently from Instagram, you can just click on this link Instagram account delete and it will direct you to the page where you can delete your account permanently.
Instagram will ask you the reason why are you leaving and ask you to re-enter your password. After that, you will get to delete your account permanently.
If you choose to delete your account permanently, Instagram will delete all your information. That username will no longer be available on Instagram and all your data will be flushed. You can never log-in to that account again, nor re-activate it. It will be a good idea to save any important posts from your profile before choosing to delete your account.
Now, you have learned how you can temporarily disable or permanently delete your Instagram account. If you like this information, feel free to share this blog.