Safely closing your Instagram account: 12 steps (with images)

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Safely closing your Instagram account: 12 steps (with images)
Safely closing your Instagram account: 12 steps (with images)
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In this article you can read how you can log out of Instagram on your iPhone, iPad, or smartphone with Android, but also from a browser on your PC, via the possibilities that the Instagram website offers you.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: On a tablet or smartphone

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Step #1. Open Instagram

Tap the Instagram icon. It looks like a multi-colored camera.

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Step 2. Tap on your profile icon

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It's shaped like a doll and you'll find it in the bottom right corner of the screen.

If you're signed in to multiple accounts at the same time, you'll need to tap your profile photo at the bottom right

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

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Step #4. Open the Settings menu

Tap the gear

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(on an iPhone) or on (on an Android smartphone) at the bottom of the menu.

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Step 5. Scroll all the way down and tap Sign Out

This option is at the bottom of the menu.

  • Only if you are logged in to multiple accounts at the same time will you Sign out of [username] and Sign out of all accounts see standing. Tap the option that suits you best at the time.
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Step 6. Tap on Remember or Not now.

When prompted, tap a password option. if you're on To remember you will be able to sign in to your Instagram account again without entering your password, while your iPhone when you click Not now tap, will not remember your login details.

  • If you have an Android smartphone, deactivate the 'Remember my login details' option if you don't want Instagram to save your login details.
  • If you're asked to select a "Remember" option, you can delete your credentials after you've signed out.
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Step 7. Tap Sign Out when prompted

This is how you log out of Instagram on your smartphone or tablet.

  • If you have a smartphone with Android, tap Sign out in the lower right corner of the window.
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Step 8. Delete your login details

If you don't want Instagram to sign in to your account again without login details, tap remove under the button login, then tap To clear when requested.

  • If you have saved multiple accounts, tap Manage accounts under the list of accounts, tap the cross (X) to the right of the account, and tap remove when requested.

Method 2 of 2: On a PC

Log Out of Instagram Step 8

Step #1. Open Instagram

Go to https://www.instagram.com/ in your web browser. This is how you open your home page in Instagram.

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Step 2. Click on your profile icon

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You'll find it at the very top right corner of the page.

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Step 3. Click the settings gear

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This option should be at the top right of the page. A drop-down menu will then appear.

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Step #4. Click Log Out

This option is about halfway down the drop-down menu. This way you can immediately log out of Instagram on your computer.

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