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How to Delete an Instagram Account Permanently / Temporarily

Instagram is an extraordinary phenomenon that ever happened. I used to use it for a few hours a day! I feel empty. Once thought, it looks like Instagram is time-consuming. Therefore, some time ago I temporarily stopped my Instagram account. I did not delete it permanently because I want to save its username. hehehe If you want to try to permanently or temporarily erase your Instagram account, follow the steps below:

Take a photo with Instagram
Take a photo with Instagram

How to Delete an Instagram Account Permanently

When you delete your account, your profile, photos, videos, comments, likes, and followers will be permanently deleted. If you just want to rest, you can temporarily disable your account only.After you delete your account, you can not re-register with the same username or add that username to another account, and we can not reactivate the deleted account.

To permanently delete your account:

  1. Please, go to the Delete Your Account page. If you have not signed in to Instagram on the web, you will be prompted to sign in first. You can not delete an account from within the Instagram app.

  2. Choose an option from the drop-down menu next to Why did you delete your account? and re-enter your password. The option to permanently delete your account will only appear after you have selected a reason from the menu.

  3. Click or tap Delete my account permanently.

How to Delete an Instagram Account Permanently: Delete instagram account
How to Delete an Instagram Account Permanently: Delete Instagram account

How to Suspend an Instagram Account Temporarily

If you temporarily suspend your account, your profile, photos, comments, and likes will be hidden until you re-enable the account by signing in again. Follow these steps to temporarily disable your account:

  1. Sign in to Instagram from a mobile browser or computer. You can not temporarily disable an account from within the Instagram app.

  2. Tap or click on the top right then select Edit Profile.

How to Delete an Instagram Account: Edit profile button on Instagram web
How to Delete an Instagram Account: Edit profile button on Instagram web
  1. Scroll down, then tap or click Temporarily disable my account at the bottom right.
How to Delete an Instagram Account: Edit profile page on Instagram web
How to Delete an Instagram Account: Edit profile page on Instagram web
  1. Choose an option from the options menu next to Why did you deactivate your account? and re-enter your password. The option to disable your account will only appear after you have selected a reason from the menu.

  2. Tap or click Disable Temporary Account.

How to Delete an Instagram Account: Temporary disable your account in the page
How to Delete an Instagram Account: Temporary disable your account in the page

How to log out from the Instagram web?

If you want to delete a different account or just to log out, go to your profile page and then click the gear beside Edit Profile button. If you can’t find the gear because you are not on the profile page, click your username on the top right.

How to Delete an Instagram Account: How to log out from Instagram web
How to Delete an Instagram Account: How to log out from Instagram web

That is all!

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