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Deleting Your Instagram Account

1 year ago by admin and 2511 Views

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2 mins

Difficulty Level

Easy

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5/5

With Instagram being one of the fastest growing social network online, we have focused on how to download a copy of everything you have shared, how to deactivate your account & finally how to permanently delete your account on Instagram. You don’t need to be a computer expert to complete the processes above.

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to complete these processes fast and easily.

Let’s get right into it.


If you are trying to get rid of your Instagram account and want to permanently delete it, follow the screens below.  

How To Download Shared Instagram Pictures

Step 1 – Visit Instagram

Go to the Instagram Homepage by entering www.instagram.com into your web browser

Step 2 – Locate Edit Profile

Once you have logged in, click the Edit Profile button on your profile page.

Step 3 – Locate Data Download

Under Privacy and Security settings, scroll down to Data Download.

Step 4 – Request your download

Select the Request Download option.

Step 5 – Confirm your decision

A message will appear asking “Get a Copy of What You’ve Shared on Instagram”. If you would like a copy, select the Next button.

Step 6 – Enter your password

Enter your Instagram password and select the Request Download button.

Final Step – Confirmation of download

A message will appear to notify you that your request to download all that you have shared on Instagram was successful. A download link will be sent your email within 48 hours.

How To Deactivate Your Instagram Account

Step 1 – Login & locate Edit profile

Once you have logged in, click the Edit Profile button on your profile page.

Step 2 – Select Temporarily disable account

Under Edit Profile settings, scroll down and select “Temporarily disable my account.”

Step 3 – Complete requirements

Fill in the required fields and select “Temporarily Disable Account”.

Step 4 – Confirm your decision to disable your account

A pop-up window will appear, asking if you would like to go ahead to disable your account. Once you are sure, select Yes.

Final Step – Notification of disability

If you try to login again, you will see a message asking you to try again after a few hours.

How To Permanently Delete Your Instagram Account

Step 1 – Visit the Instagram Delete Account page

Click and follow this link https://www.instagram.com/accounts/remove/request/permanent/

Step 2 – Select to permanently delete your account

On the Delete Your Account Instagram page, fill in the required fields and click “Permanently delete my account”.

Step 3 – Confirm your decision

A pop-up window will appear, asking “Are you sure you want to delete your account?” Once you are sure, select Yes.

Step 4 – Confirmation of deleteion

A message will appear notifying you that your Instagram account has been removed.

And that’s it!

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