Instagram is a popular platform to share picture for smartphone users. If you are smart enough you can also share picture on Instagram on PC. But at some points in life we are novice of one thing or the other. So, if you have mistakenly opened an Instagram account you no longer want to use here is in this post learn how to delete Instagram account permanently following the procedure I used to delete my Instagram account I no longer need.
Note that Instagram did not delete Instagram account without authorizing the algorithm to deactivate and then delete your Instagram account after a long while. However, if you have old Instagram account you opened without full knowledge of how Instagram works and how to pick the best Instagram name and ready to delete now that you know nooks and cranny of Instagram here you will learn what to do.
With the Instagram feature that let you delete Instagram account permanently there is a link to get rid of old account and create a new one. Despite the fact that you can login and operate two Instagram account on your phone you may still decide to get rid of your old Instagram account you can’t remember the login password or email address.
Instagram has maximum of 14 days to delete account permanently but within that interval you can reactivate Instagram account by canceling your account delete from Instagram deactivation link. However, we in this post I’d walk you through how to delete Instagram account permanently when you cannot remember your Instagram account password or username (phone number or email) login details.
How to Delete Instagram Account Permanently Procedure
Before you can delete any Instagram account that you can’t remember either the password or mobile number you first need to do a password recovery so that you will be able to login to your old Instagram account. As a part of the commitment of this post I’ll walk you through a step-by-step procedure to recovery your Instagram account password to retrieve your account login details completely.
Here you will learn how to delete your Instagram account permanently on PC but you will first change your Instagram password to regain access to your old account.
Visit Instagram page on PC and click on forgot password or click on the password reset link I shared below. After than enter your Instagram username or email account if you can still remember it and enter the recaptcha correctly and then click on reset password for Instagram to send a password recovery link to your email.
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Login to your email account and click on the email recovery password sent to your by Instagram. Create a new password to login to your Instagram account with your username or email and the new password you created for your old Instagram account.
While on your Instagram account page that you want to delete softly hover your mouse to user icon and click on it and click on edit profile icon and hits the edit button on your account profile. Navigate to the bottom of the page and click on ‘temporary disable my account’. Note that this will not delete Instagram account permanently as you planned to but this will put your Instagram account on hold.
Click on the drop menu and tell Instagram why you want to delete your Instagram account. Select the reason from the option and re-enter your Instagram password and then click on temporary disable Instagram account.
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While you cannot delete your Instagram account permanently using the above procedure you can still prompt Instagram to delete your account without wasting time. By default when you usher Instagram account deletion you Instagram account will be put on hold however, you can further request for Instagram to delete your account permanently.
If you would love to delete Instagram account permanently visit this link and re-enter your Instagram account password and click on permanently delete my account.
This action will delete your Instagram account permanently without putting your Instagram account disability into hold for 14 days or whatsoever.
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