Instagram is addictive. Chances are it may be taking a significant amount of your valuable time browsing (mostly) through photos! That’s why our readers repeatedly asked us to write an article describing the process of deleting an Instagram account. Straight up, let me tell you that the steps are easy. But it requires a lot of navigation. So, without further ado, let us take a look.
Tip: If just need a break from Instagram, just offload the app, which will remove the app itself, but keep all the data. This will help you begin right from where you left off.
How to Delete Instagram Account on iPhone or Android Permanently
Note: The following steps are identical for both iPhone and Android. So you can follow the same process on your Android phone as well.
Open the Instagram app on your device → Tap on your profile icon → Now on the top-right corner, tap on the three vertical lines → In the bottom of the menu, tap on Settings.Scroll all the way to the bottom. Tap on Help → “Help Center” → A new page will load in a few seconds. Tap on the “Managing Your Account” option.On the next page, tap on “Delete Your Account” → You’ll now have three options, click on the middle one that says “How do I delete my account?”Details will expand and you now have to tap on the link that says “the Delete Your Account page” → select a reason from the drop-down list.Enter your Instagram password, and tap on the red button that says “Permanently delete my account.” → Tap on OK to delete your Instagram Account.
How to Delete Instagram Account from Mac or Computer Permanently
Open an internet browser and go to https://help.instagram.com → Click on the “Managing Your Account” option given on the left.Again on the left menu, click on “Delete Your Account.”
After that follow instructions from Step #3 as mentioned above.
How to Deactivate Instagram Account Temporary
Since you need to do it using the browser, the steps remain the same for both Mobile and PC.
Visit Instagram.com from your mobile browser or web browser → Log into your account → Click/tap on your Profile icon from the top right corner and then tap/click on Edit Profile.Scroll down and click/tap on “Temporarily disable my account” in the bottom right → Select reason from Drop down menu → Re-enter your password and Tap/Click on “Temporarily Disable Account.”Tap/Click “YES” to confirm when a popup appears.
Social Media has made the world a small place by connecting everyone wirelessly. But at the same time, over addiction is also dangerous. Whatever may be the reason, I hope this guide solves its purpose.
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