How to Delete Your Instagram Account - 2022 Update
Updated on February 28, 2022
Want 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 your Instagram account, your profile, photos, videos and all data associated with your account will be permanently deleted within 30 days of the request and they can never be retrieved again. Otherwise, if you're not sure about leaving Instagram for good and losing all of your past posts and followers, you caninstead. Disabling it for a certain period of time will keep all your data hidden and once you log back in, your account will be restored and it'll be like you never left.
If you decide to permanently delete your Instagram account, simply follow the steps below. I'll show you exactly how it's done on both mobile phone and computer. Ready? Let's get started!
1. How to Delete Instagram Account Permanently on phone?
To begin, open your favorite browser on your Android or iPhone device (You can't delete your account from within the Instagram app).
Go to the Delete your account page
If you aren't logged in to Instagram on the web, you'll be asked to log in first.
Once here, select an option for deleting your Instagram account from the drop-down menu under Why do you want to delete [username]?
Next, Re-enter your password, then tap the Delete [username] button.
In the popup window that appears, tap OK to confirm that you want to permanently delete your Instagram account.
After following the steps above, your Instagram account will be deactivated for 30 days. During deactivation, your account won't be visible to public. After 30 days, your account will be completely deleted and you will not have the option to recover it
That's it! That's how you delete your Instagram account on phone (Android or iPhone devices).
2. How to Delete Instagram Account on a Computer or Laptop?
Log into your Instagram account and go to
Click on Manage Your Account in the left side corner of your screen.
Next, click on Delete Your Account.
Click on How do I delete my Instagram account?.
Scroll down and click the link that says Delete Your Account.
Select a reason for deleting your Instagram account from the drop-down menu next to Why do you want to delete [username].
Re-enter your password, then click the Delete [username] button.
If you’re sure you want to delete your account for good, click OK in the popup window that appears.
After following the steps above, your Instagram account will be deactivated for 30 days. During deactivation, your account won't be visible to public. After 30 days, your account will be then deleted permanently and you won't be able to get it back.
That's it! that's how you delete Instagram account on a computer or Laptop.
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