Overdose of social media might cause exasperating effects on your mind; for this very reason, many users delete their accounts. Recently, we have received many queries from users regarding deletion of Instagram account on iPhone.
So, I decided to delete my Instagram account, which I had created for research purpose. It was not as easy as it sounds; to delete the account I had to go through many steps (of course after finding the right path from the help center of Instagram.)Here I am sharing my experience of how I deleted my Instagram account from my iPhone. For your convenience, I have prepared an easy instructional guide.
How to Delete Instagram Account from iPhone
Step #1. Open Instagram app on your iPhone.Step #2. Tap on your Profile icon (Last in the bottom menu.)Step #3. Now tap on Settings icon on the top right corner.Step #4. Scroll down to Help Center and tap on it.Step #5. Tap on the first option: Basics.Step #6. Next, tap on “Getting Started“.Step #7. Tap on Delete Your Account (the penultimate option.)Post this, you will be asked two questions: How do I temporarily disable my account? And How do I delete my account?Step #8. Tap on How do I delete my account.Now, you can see a complete procedure written in three small paragraphs.
Step #9. Tap on “go to this page” hyperlinked in second paragraph.A screen will appear asking you to log in.Next, a few questions in drop-down menu format will appear, asking you reasons: Why are you deleting your account?
Step #11. Re-enter your Instagram password.
How to Delete Instagram Account from Computer/PC
Procedure to delete Instagram account is almost same as we delete the account on iPhone.
Step #1. Open https://help.instagram.com/ on your PC and log in to your account.
How to Temporary Disable Instagram Account
Unlike permanent account deletion, you cannot disable your Instagram account temporarily from app itself. In order to disable your account for a short time, you need to follow below given steps:
Step #1. Visit Instagram.com from your mobile browser or web browser.
Step #2. Log into your account.Step #3. Click/tap on username from top right corner and select edit profile.Step #4. Click on Temporarily disable my account in the bottom right.Step #5. Select reason from Drop down menu.
Step #6. Re-enter your password and Tap/Click on “Temporarily Disable Account“.
Step #7. Tap “OK” to confirm while popup appears.