6 Most Easy Steps to Deactivate Instagram Instantly (2022)

6 Most Easy Steps to Deactivate Instagram Instantly (2022)

| Easy Steps to Deactivate Instagram account |

Instagram is one of the biggest social media platforms in the modern world. It is the part and parcel of many people in modern times. One for sure cannot think of his life without Instagram.

It has currently 1 billion active monthly users and about 500 million active users daily. Instagram for sure is currently having more active users than many countries’ populations. It is not only a platform for sharing pictures and videos but over time Instagram has evolved itself and added many useful and different features, the latest feature in the list is Instagram reels which is a big hit.

And if you are fed up with Instagram and want to take a break or for any reason, you can deactivate your  Instagram account.

If you want to deactivate your Instagram account or want to delete the account permanently, there are certain steps and measures which are necessary. So here in this article, I have mentioned the steps and explained them in easy ways and steps on how to deactivate or delete an Instagram account permanently.

“Steps to Deactivate Instagram Account Instantly 2022”


Following are the steps which you have to follow in order to temporarily deactivate your Instagram account:

  • Step 1: Log into your Instagram account from a mobile browser or computer by visiting https://instagram.com.
  • Step 2: Tap or click your profile icon from the top-right corner and then select the Edit Profile option.
  • Step 3: Now, scroll down and then tap or click the Temporarily disable my account option in the bottom right.
  • Step 4: Instagram will show you a page with a drop-down menu next to Why are you disabling your account? You’ll need to pick an option from the menu and then re-enter your password.
  • Step 5: The drop-down menu includes options to specify the reason to deactivate the account. Select one of the options. Then
  • Step 6: Tap or click the Temporarily Disable Account button to accomplish the deactivation process.

It is worth noting that you can’t temporarily deactivate your account using the Instagram app on your mobile devices. Also, if the account has been deactivated, you can reactivate it by simply logging back in. Your Instagram profile, photos, comments, and likes will be hidden until you reactivate your account. Furthermore, you can temporarily deactivate your Instagram account only once a week.

Instagram has provided the option to set your posts private or block people, in case if you don’t want to deactivate your account but want to make changes to adjust your privacy and preferences.

That said, if you don’t want to deactivate but permanently delete your Instagram account, there is a separate workaround.

Note: If you want to permanently deactivate or in other words want to delete your Instagram account permanently then below I have mentioned the steps to be followed.

“Steps to Deactivate or Delete Instagram Account Permanently”

Before deleting your account, you may want to log in and download a copy of your information (like your photos and posts) from Instagram. After your account has been deleted, you will not have access to Instagram’s Data Download tool.

Step 1. Log in to Instagram.com and enter your user name and password.

Step 2. Go to the Delete Your Account page from your computer or mobile phone browser.

Step 3. Select an option from the dropdown menu next to Why are you deleting your account? and re-enter your password.

Step 4. Click or tap Delete [username]And the account will be deleted permanently.

These are the easy steps that will let you delete your Instagram account permanently.


Related Reads: Checkout How to Temporarily Disable Instagram Account | 6 Most Simple Steps


Note: After 30 days of your account deletion request, your account and all your information will be permanently deleted, and you won’t be able to retrieve your information. During those 30 days, the content remains subject to Instagram’s Terms of Use and Data Policy and is not accessible to other people using Instagram.

End of the line:

In the above article, I have mentioned the easy steps to be followed in order to deactivate or delete an Instagram account permanently or temporarily. If this article helps you then please comment your thoughts about the article and also suggest to us how we can improve in our future articles.

Jasmine Kaur

Hi, I'm Jasmine Kaur, a 21 years old girl who is much passionate about exploring new things in diurnal life that can provide divergent knowledge. An escapist who specializes mainly in entertainment and tech (social tech) content and aims to offer you some quality content to clear all your doubts.

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