How to delete Instagram account

Instagram is a photo and video sharing application owned by Facebook Inc. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. let us read about ‘How to delete Instagram Account‘ further in this post. The application allows you to share posts with your friends or public (depending upon your privacy, which we will read in other article soon) and share our interests, whereabouts with them. You can even post videos, which may have a limit, but IGTV feature now makes it possible for users to share longer duration videos. Instagram have been one of the most used social media platform around the world. Rather been such a good social media application, there can be various reasons to delete your Instagram.

It’s special features such as stories, posts and wall, makes it compatible for users to have larger reach towards public. Instagram is even been used as marketing platform or even advertising platform recently. It has a huge daily active users than expected in 2020 comparing from other social medias such as Facebook, Twitter. The projected growth of Instagram accounts are adversely rising.

Let us now jump to the main topic for what we have visited this page.

How to delete Instagram Account

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There can be several reasons behind why you have decided to delete the Instagram account. But now, if you have come up with the decision to do so, then let us jump to the steps where you can delete your Instagram account permanently.

If you do not want to delete your Instagram account permanently and just want to 
have time away from it, then please CLICK HERE to temporarily disable your 
Instagram account.

Before you move towards the step, let us warn you that, once an account is deleted on Instagram, then you cannot re-activate it again or even use the same Username later on another new account. Take a wise choice before heading forward.

Step 1 – Delete Instagram Account

Firstly, visit Deleting Instagram Account page, if you are not logged in then proceed forward and enter your credentials. After logging in, go to Delete Instagram Account page.

Delete Instagram Account
Delete Instagram Account

After browsing to the ‘Delete your account’ page, you may find a similar page as shown in the above picture.

Step 2 – Delete Instagram Account

On the ‘Delete your account’ page, you can find an option, just below the apologizing context from the Instagram team mentioned as ‘Why are you deleting your account?’

Why are you deleting your account

Step 3 – Delete Instagram Account

Now click on the down bar option beside the context and select a valid reason for ‘Why you are deleting your account?’ This information is solely asked for understanding the user concern to delete their account. Which may be used by the Instagram team to make it liable for other users to have a comfortable experience.

Step 4 – Deleting Instagram Account

Once you have selected a reason, you will be prompted to enter your Instagram password for security reasons.

This session clearly mentions that, if you are willing to delete your account, then all the data such as your photos, comments, likes, followers, friendships, messages, groups and all other data belonging to your account will permanently be deleted. You may not be able to recover any of the above mentioned data in future.

Instance, if you are willing to create a new account in future, then your username of the account you are deleting right now, cannot be used in future.

Step 5 – Deleting Instagram Account

Once you have entered your password, click on the button ‘Permanently Delete my account’. This will delete your account permanently and you won’t be able to access it. Which makes it understandable that, any other user on Instagram cannot find any trace of your account on ‘Instagram platform’ again.

Why you are deleting your account

Congratulations you have successfully deleted your account permanently. For any other information based on technology based, India Techno Blog is always at your service. Please, let us know, if you require any help regarding ‘How to delete Instagram Account’ in comment section bellow.

Do not forget to read our other Article on ‘How to temporarily disable Instagram account‘.

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