Already fed up with the peculiar photo filters and the social networking on Instagram and desire to get rid of your account? Surely you’ll be searching for a good option to remove your Instagram account since it is quite a hard task. When you explore your Instagram account options to disable or deactivate the account, it won’t appear directly. You’ll just see the ‘Temporary Disable My Account’ option.

However, there is a way to delete your account using an Android phone. Let us point out how to deactivate an account temporarily and then we will finalize with deleting it permanently

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How to disable an Instagram account temporarily

  1. Open your browser and go to the instagram.com site.
  2. Enter your credentials
  3. Hit the profile button at the top-right corner
  4. Next to the profile picture and username, click ‘Edit Profile’.
  5. Scroll down a little bit and then select ‘Temporarily disable my account
  6. Choose a reason why you’re disabling the account.
  7. Re-enter the password.
  8. Hit the button which states ‘Temporarily Disable Account’
  9. To reactivate your Instagram account, just log back into it.

How to permanently delete an Instagram account

  1. From your browser, go to the Instagram’s page dedicated for deleting accounts.
  2. In case you aren’t logged in, do so
  3. Again, choose a reason for deleting the account.
  4. Re-enter the password.
  5. Click on the red button saying: ‘Permanently delete my account’.
  6. Now is account is permanently deleted.

There you’ve it. If you have decided to leave the Instagram world, these are the steps to take care of the business. Unfortunately, Instagram doesn’t support deleting the account while using the Instagram application. This means that you must do it using a web browser by logging into phone’s or PC’s browser.

Source:Digital Trends

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