Delete an Instagram account (with images)

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Delete an Instagram account (with images)
Delete an Instagram account (with images)
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In this article you can read what to do if you want to permanently delete your Instagram account. Once you have deleted your account, you will permanently lose all your photos, videos, followers and other data stored in your account. You will also not be able to use the same username again. Alternatively, if you don't want to delete all your photos, you can temporarily deactivate your Instagram account.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: On a mobile

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Step #1. Open Instagram

You can recognize the app by the colored icon that has the shape of the lens of a camera. If you are already logged in, you will be taken directly to the home page of Instagram.

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Step 2. Tap

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or on your profile picture at the bottom right of the screen.

This will take you to your profile page.

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Step 3. Tap on the three horizontal lines at the top right (☰)

Then tap the gear icon (iPhone) or tap ⋮ (Android) at the bottom of the page. This will take you to the Instagram settings page.

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Step #4. Scroll down and tap Instagram Help Center

You can find it almost at the bottom of the page under the heading Support.

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Step 5. Tap Manage your account

It's the second option near the top of the page.

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Step 6. Tap Delete your account

It's the second option on the page.

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Step 7. Tap

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(further expand) next to 'How do I delete my account?

A page with more information will now appear.

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Step 8. Tap the "Delete your account" page highlighted in blue

You will find this page in part 1 of the steps you need to follow to permanently delete your account.

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Step 9. Sign in to Instagram

Enter your username (or your email address) and your password, tap To register.

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Step 10. Choose the reason why you want to delete your account

Tap the drop-down menu and choose the reason you want to delete your account.

  • If you don't want to give a reason, choose Something else.
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Step 11. Enter your password again

Enter your password again in the text box to confirm that you do want to permanently delete your account.

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Step 12. Tap on Delete my account permanently

A pop-up window will then appear asking you for confirmation.

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Step 13. Tap OK

Your account has now been permanently deleted.

Method 2 of 2: On a PC

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Step 1. Using a web browser, go to

  • Be aware that deleting your account final is. Once you have done this, you will no longer be able to access your username or any photos or videos you have posted to your account.
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Step 2. Click on Manage your account

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Step 3. Click Delete your account

This is the second option on the page.

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Step 4. Click

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(further expand) next to 'How can I delete my account?

' A page with more information will then appear.

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Step 5. Tap the "Delete your account" page highlighted in blue

You will find this page in part 1 of the steps you need to follow to permanently delete your account.

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Step 6. Log in to your Instagram account

Enter your username (or your email address) and your password and tap To register.

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Step 7. Choose the reason why you want to delete your account

Tap the drop-down menu and choose the reason you want to delete your account.

  • If you don't want to give a reason, choose Something else.
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Step 8. Enter your password again

Enter your password again in the text box to confirm that you want to permanently delete your account.

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Step 9. Click on Delete my account permanently

A pop-up window will then appear asking you for confirmation.

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Step 10. Click OK

Your account has now been permanently deleted.

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