How can you temporarily delete Instagram?

Apps / software Delete Instagram account - here's how

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You can either deactivate your Instagram account or delete it irrevocably. Use your Instagram app on your smartphone or simply the Instagram website on your computer. However, the app version is so cumbersome that we recommend using the browser version.

Temporarily deactivate your Instagram account

In the following we will show you how to deactivate Instagram via the website and via the app. Your account will not be completely deleted, but only temporarily shut down. It is no longer visible to others, but it is still there. As soon as you log in again, your Instagram profile is active again.

Deactivate via browser

  1. Go to the Instagram page and log in using your email address and password or your Facebook login.
  2. Go on your profileby clicking on your profile icon in the top right corner.
  3. Next to your username, click on "edit profile"and then go to" at the bottom right "Temporarily deactivate my account".
  4. Well you have to Reason for deactivation specify. Finally you only have to confirm with your password and click on "Temporarily deactivate account". This will deactivate your Instagram account until you log in again.

Deactivate Instagram via app

  1. Start the App and go on her profile.
  2. Click on the in the top right corner Buger menu and then on "Settings".
  3. Then tap on "Help"and then on"help area".
  4. You will now be redirected to an external site. Here click on the option "Manage your account". This will take you to the page"Management of your account"forwarded.
  5. Now click on "Delete your account". Here you can choose between the two options"How can I temporarily deactivate my account?" and "How do I delete my account?". To deactivate, click on the upper point" How can I temporarily deactivate my account? ".
  6. You will now be asked to log in to instagram.com using your mobile browser. From here you can follow the instructions for "Deactivating via browser" or the instructions on the page.

Permanently delete Instagram account

If you like your Permanently delete account all associated images and videos will also be deleted. Your username will also be blocked and made available to other users. To save your pictures before deleting your Instagram account, you can have a look at our article "Instagram: Save pictures and videos".

In the following we will show you how to delete Instagram via the website and via the app.

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Instagram via browserremove

  1. Use the following link to delete your Instagram account. You will now be redirected to a page on Instagram where you can find the Reason for deletion Of your account.
  2. After you have selected a reason, you have to go through your input again Confirm Password.
  3. Finally click on "Permanently delete account". The deletion process for removing your Instagram account will now be initiated.

Delete via app

  1. Start the App and go on her profile.
  2. Now go to the top right Three-line menu and open the "Settings".
  3. Then tap "Help" and "help area".
  4. You will now be redirected to an external page. Here you have to click on the option "Manage your account"Type. You will then be taken to the"Management of your account"forwarded.
  5. Here you now go to "Delete your account"and choose the option"How do I delete my Instagram account?" out.
  6. You will now be asked to enter the page "Delete your account". If you are not yet logged into Instagram in your browser, you must do so now.
  7. Then you need another State reasonwhy you want to delete your account and re-entering it with your Confirm Password.
  8. Finally, tap on "Permanently delete account"and the deletion process for removing your Instagram account will be initiated.