How to delete Instagram account?

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To delete an Instagram account, you can follow these steps:

1. Access the Instagram website
– Open a web browser on your computer or mobile device.
– Go to the Instagram website by typing “” in the address bar.

2. Log in to your account
– Enter your username and password in the respective fields.
– Click on the “Log In” button to access your Instagram account.

3. Navigate to the account deletion page
– Once you are logged in, go to the “Delete Your Account” page. You can access this page directly by clicking on the following link: [Instagram Account Deletion Page](
– Alternatively, you can navigate to this page by clicking on your profile picture at the top right corner of the screen and selecting “Settings” from the dropdown menu. Then, click on “Help” at the bottom of the menu and search for “delete account.” From the search results, click on “How do I delete my account?” and then select the link that says “go to this page.”

4. Choose a reason for deleting your account
– On the account deletion page, you will be asked to select a reason for deleting your Instagram account from a dropdown menu. Choose an appropriate reason that best reflects your decision.

5. Re-enter your password
– After selecting a reason, you will need to re-enter your password in order to proceed with deleting your account. This is done for security purposes.

6. Permanently delete your account
– Once you have entered your password, click on the “Permanently delete my account” button at the bottom of the page.
– A confirmation message will appear, notifying you that all of your photos, videos, comments, likes, and followers will be permanently removed. Additionally, it states that you will not be able to sign up again with the same username or add that username to another account in the future.
– If you still wish to proceed, click on “OK.”

7. Account deletion complete
– After completing the previous step, your Instagram account will be permanently deleted. You will no longer have access to your profile, posts, or any other information associated with your account.

It is important to note that once you delete your Instagram account, it cannot be recovered. Therefore, make sure you have backed up any important data or content before proceeding with the deletion process.

Top 3 Authoritative Reference Publications or Domain Names:
1. Instagram Help Center – [](
2. Instagram Official Website – [](
3. TechCrunch – [](

Please keep in mind that the steps provided above are accurate at the time of writing this response and may be subject to change as Instagram updates its platform.


Arbaj Demrot is the founder of VideRime Online Learning, a leading engineering website. He did his BE Civil and M.Tech Structure from RGPV University, Bhopal and has been working as an Assistant Professor in a reputed college.

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