How to Delete an Instagram Account Permanently

How to Delete an Instagram Account Permanently

Updated on October 04, 2020

Have you decided to delete your Instagram account but don't know how? Well, if you no longer want to keep using Instagram, then you're in the right place. Just keep in mind that once you delete an Instagram account, you won't be able to reactivate it again or 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.

So, if you're interested in deleting your Instagram account, simply follow the steps below. I'll show you exactly how it's done on both computer and phone. Ready? Let's get started!

Instagram about 4 years ago 02:20

How to Delete Instagram Account on Computer?

1

Log into your Instagram account using your username and password.

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/

WWW to Help WWW to Help
3

Type delete account in the search box and select How do I delete my Instagram account?

Instagram Search Box
4

Scroll down and click the link that says Delete Your Account.

Delete Your Account Page
5

Next to Why are you deleting your account?, choose a reason for the deletion.

Why Deleting Instagram
6

Enter your password, then press Permanently delete my account button.

Re-enter password
7

In the popup window, click OK.

Instagram deletion confirmation

That's it! that's how you delete an Instagram account on computer. If you'd like to delete your Instagram account on phone, follow the steps described below.

Instagram about 2 months ago 02:50

How to Delete Instagram Account on phone?

1

Open the Instagram app and log into your account.

2

Tap the Profile icon at the bottom right of the page.

Instagram profile icon
3

In the top right corner of the page, tap the three lines icon.

Instagram three lines icon
4

Tap Settings.

Instagram Account Settings
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Tap Help.

Instagram Help
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Tap Help Center.

Instagram Help Center
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Tap on Managing Your Account.

Managing Your Account Instagram
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Tap on Delete Your Account.

Delete Your Account Instagram
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Tap on How do I delete my Instagram account?.

How do I delete my Instagram account?
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Scroll down and Tap Delete Your Account link.

Delete Your Account Instagram
11

Enter your username and password, then tap Log in.

Instagram Account Login
12

Choose the reason for deleting your Instagram account.

Choose the reason for deleting your Instagram account
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Enter your password once more, then tap Permanently delete my account.

Re-enter your Instagram password, then Permanently delete my account
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Finally, tap OK to confirm the deletion of your Instagram account.

tap OK to confirm the deletion of your Instagram account

That's it! That's how you delete an Instagram account on phone.

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