How to delete an Instagram account permanently

So finally you decided to delete your Instagram account permanently, No worries we've got your back! Down below is the step by step procedure of how you can delete your Instagram account permanently.

Delete your Instagram account permanently

In order to delete your Instagram account permanently, follow the steps shown below:

  1. Log into Instagram using a browser.
  2. Go to the following link:
  3. Choose an option to answer the question of why you want to delete your account
  4. Click the red button
  5. After you´ve chosen an answer, a red button will appear:” Permanently delete my account”.
  6. Re-enter your password. Click on the red button to permanently delete your account.
  7. Your profile and your information will be deleted.
  8. It will take up to 90 days in order to get your account permanently deleted.

You can´t delete an Instagram account by using the app on your smartphone. You have to use a browser on your computer or smartphone in order to complete the deletion of the account.

How to temporarily disable your Instagram account:

  1. Log into Instagram in a browser on your computer or smartphone.
  2. Open your profile and then click or tap “Edit profile”.
  3. Scroll down. On the bottom right click “Temporarily disable my account”.
  4. You’ll have to choose an answer to let Instagram know why you want to disable your account.
  5. After choosing an answer, you’ll see the option to deactivate your account.
  6. Re-enter your password.
  7. And then click  “Temporarily Disable My Account”.

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