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How To Delete or Deactivate Your Instagram Account on Mobile Or PC

If you also spend too much time-on Instagram and can't give enough attention to things that truly matter, deleting or deactivating your Instagram account may be the best option. But be careful, as deleting your account on Instagram permanently deletes all of your data, which you will not be able to recover.

How To Delete or Deactivate Your Instagram Account on Mobile Or PC

Deactivating Instagram Account

If you wish to take a break from Instagram, you can temporarily deactivate your account. Your images, likes, comments, and any other activity will disappear when you do so.

How To Deactivate Instagram on A Mobile

To deactivate your Instagram account using a mobile device, follow these steps.

  1. Launch Instagram app.
  2. Go to "Account Profile" and open the "Menu" option.
  3. Choose "Settings and Privacy" from the menu.
  4. Scroll down the "Settings and Privacy" menu and tap "Accounts Center."
  5. Tap on "Personal details"
  6. Choose "Account ownership and control," then tap on "Deactivation or deletion."
  7. Select the account you wish to deactivate, choose "Deactivate account", then tap "Continue".
  8. Select a reason for deleting your account on Instagram, then click on "Continue."
  9. Sign in again to verify that you wish to deactivate your account temporarily.

How to Deactivate Instagram on a PC or Mac

Follow these steps to deactivate your Instagram on a PC or Mac

  1. Sign into your Instagram account.
  2. Navigate to your profile and select the "More" option (three horizontal lines) in the upper right corner.
  3. Choose "Settings" from the menu.
  4. Navigate through the Settings menu until you find "Accounts Center," then click on it."
  5. Choose "Personal details."
  6. Click on "Account ownership and control," then choose "Deactivation or deletion."
  7. Select the account you wish to deactivate, choose "Deactivate account," and click on "Continue." You will then be asked to enter your password to verify your identity.
  8. Select a reason for deactivating your account on Instagram, then click on "Continue."
  9. Click on "De-activate account" to confirm.

Deactivating Instagram Account

If you want to quit Instagram permanently, you can delete your account. After deactivating your account, it will be temporarily turned off for 30 days before it is permanently erased from Instagram's servers. During this time, if you have a change of heart, you can halt the deletion process simply by logging in before the 30-day period expires.

Keep in mind that deleting your account means losing everything associated with it: your comments, likes, followers, profile information, photos, and videos will all be permanently removed. After the process is over, there is no way to get them back. Moreover, if a new user takes your username before you sign in again with it, you won't be able to use it again.

How To Delete Instagram on A Mobile

To permanently delete your Instagram account on a mobile device, follow these steps:

  1. Launch Instagram app.
  2. Navigate to "Account Profile" and open the "Menu" option.
  3. Choose "Settings and Privacy" from the menu.
  4. Scroll down the "Settings and Privacy" menu and tap "Accounts Center."
  5. Tap on "Personal details"
  6. Choose "Account ownership and control," then tap on "Deactivation or deletion."
  7. Select the account you wish to delete, choose "Delete account", then tap "Continue".
  8. Select a reason for deleting your account on Instagram, then click on "Continue."
  9. Sign in again to verify that you wish to delete your account permanently.

How To Delete Instagram Using a Personal Computer or Mac

You can delete Instagram from your Windows PC or Mac in two ways: either by directly accessing the deletion request page through a provided link or by navigating from your profile to the relevant settings page.

Steps To Delete Instagram Via a Direct Link

  1. Sign into your Instagram account.
  2. Visit the page to request permanent deletion. You can do this by clicking on this direct link.
    https://www.instagram.com/accounts/login/?next=/accounts/remove/request/permanent/
  3. From the dropdown menu, select a reason for leaving Instagram.
  4. Press the "Delete" button to confirm and initiate the deletion process.

Steps To Delete Instagram Using Settings

  1. Sign into your Instagram account.
  2. Navigate to your profile and select the "More" option (three horizontal lines) in the upper right corner.
  3. Choose "Settings" from the menu.
  4. Navigate through the Settings menu until you find "Accounts Center," then click on it.
  5. Choose "Personal details."
  6. Click on "Account ownership and control," then choose "Deactivation or deletion."
  7. Select the account you wish to delete, choose "Delete account", and click on "Continue". You will be asked to enter your password to verify your identity.
  8. You must select a reason for deleting your Instagram account and click on "Continue."
  9. Click on "Delete account" to confirm the deletion process.

Conclusion

Spending too much time on Instagram can become overwhelming. You can temporarily deactivate or delete your Instagram account in a few easy steps. However, be careful, as deleting your account on Instagram permanently deletes all of your data, which you will not be able to recover.







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