Are you in a mood to deactivate account on Instagram? The deactivating of account is different from deleting your account, deactivating an Instagram account would hide your account until your account is in deactivation mode.
When you will again activate your account, it will again be visible. To reactivate your deactivated account, you just have to login in again to your account and it will get reactivated.
Well, you can not deactivate your Instagram account every now and then. You are allowed to deactivate your account only once in a week. In the section, we will discuss the steps to deactivate account on Instagram.
Steps to Deactivate Account On Instagram:
Note: You cannot directly deactivate your account from the Instagram app. You have to browse the website www.instagram.com and login to it.
Step 1: Open your web browser and type address of the website www.instagram.com and log in using your credentials.
Step 2: To visit the profile page tap on the avatar icon at the extreme right bottom corner of the screen as you can see in the image below:
Step 3: Being on the profile page click on the ‘Edit Profile’ button.
Step 4: Now, being on the ‘Edit Profile’ page scroll down.
At the bottom of the screen, you will get a clickable link ‘Temporarily disable my account’, click on it.
Step 5: The above step would lead you to the ‘Temporarily Disable Your Account’ page.
You have to answer the question ‘Why are you disabling your account?’ You have to tap on the drop-down button to select the answer for this question. Select the answer according to your requirement. Like, I had answered it ‘Just need a break’.
To confirm the deactivation of your account you have to reenter your password.
Step 6: To deactivate the account tap on the button ‘Temporarily Disable Account’ further click on yes to confirm the deactivation.
Done you have deactivated your Instagram account by following the steps above. Hope the content is useful. Keep reading.