How to Delete an Instagram Account Permanently
Have you decided to delete your Instagram account but you don't know how to do that? Well, if you no longer want to keep using Instagram, then you have two options, either you can delete it permanently or disable it temporarily.
So, what is the difference between deactivating and deleting an Instagram account?
Simply, once you delete an Instagram account, you won't be able to reactivate it again and you won't be able to use the same username. In addition, everything you have uploaded to your Instagram account will be removed, such as photos, videos, and the same thing for followers, comments and likes.
But when you deactivate an Instagram account temporarily, everything will be hidden till your reactivate it again.
In this post, I'm going to show you how to deactivate and delete your Instagram account permanently. If you're ready? let's get started!
How to Delete an Instagram Account Permanently?
1#: Deactivating Your Instagram Account.
Step 1: Log into your Instagram account, then head to your profile by clicking on your username in the top right corner.
Step 2: Once there, click the Edit Profile button to open your account settings.
Step 3: Scroll down to the bottom of the page, then click Temporarily disable my account.
Step 4: Click the down arrow next to Why are you disabling you account and select a reason.
Step 5: After choosing a reason for the deactivation, another field will be shown. It will ask you to re-enter your password. Once you do that, click Temporarily Disable Account
That's it for the deactivation, now, let me show you how to delete your account permanently.
2#: Deleting Your Instagram Account Permanently.
Step 1: Log into your Instagram account using your username and password.
Step 2: Now, go to the URL and replace www with help and press Enter on your keyboard. It should be like this: https://help.instagram.com/
Step 3: Type delete account in the search box and choose How do I delete my account?
Step 4: Scroll down and click the link in the line number one, that says Go to the Delete Your Account page.
Step 5: Next to Why are you deleting your account?, choose a reason for the deletion.
Step 6: Enter your password, then press Permanently delete my account button.
Step 7: In the popup window, click OK.
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