What is Instagram?
Instagram is a popular, freeware video and photo sharing social network service worldwide. It has 1 billion active users on monthly bases and approximately holds 111 million users as of now. However, many users want to delete Instagram account permanently due to unknown reasons.
Instagram is also known as its nickname called “Insta”. Facebook, Inc. owns Instagram and has controlled its services since April 2012.
Initially, Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom invented it solely for iOS devices. Android version released after one and half year later.
Before I can tell you how you can remove an Instagram account if you would like to? I must tell you what you can do on Instagram.
What to do on Instagram?
As mentioned above, Insta is a social network platform wherein you can share photos and videos. Instagram is most popular with teens and young age groups.
By using the Instagram mobile app, you can upload photos and small video clips in your profile section, which will be visible to others.
You can gain followers if somebody follows you if they like your uploaded pictures or you can follow others as well also, can post small stories.
Users have the option to see the count of likes, followers, posts, etc in your profile section.
While Insta has millions of users alongside, many Instagram users want to quit or delete Instagram account permanently.
Reason behind, we cannot judge the reason for quitting, but we have a few similar reasons why people want to disable or delete their Instagram account.
Distraction of life, hacking activates, misuse of pictures by others, users get bored by doing the same activities, family stress, etc are the popular reasons behind.
Delete Instagram Account Permanently
Here’s how you can permanently delete an Instagram account if you are not planning to use your Insta account.
Cautions: just for your information, once you delete your Instagram account that means your photos, videos, likes, comments, profile and followers will be removed forever.
If you just want to take a break for a while, temporarily disable your account for a while instead deleting it permanently.
Check out the steps to delete your Instagram account permanently by login to your browser.
Alternatively, watch the video carefully given below using the Instagram mobile app on Android or iOS.
Remove Instagram Account
Step 1. The following link will take you directly to delete your account page. It may ask you to sign in with your credentials.
Once you have successfully logged in, you will see the page as shown in the image below. You need to choose an option for “Why are you deleting your account?
Step 2. Once you have selected the appropriate option to delete your account in the above step, for confirmation, it requires entering your password to continue.
Before you remove your account, you must read “When you press the button below, your photos, comments, likes, friendships and all other data will be removed permanently and will not be recoverable. If you decide to create another Instagram account in the future, you cannot sign up with the same username again“.
Type in your existing Instagram password and click on “Permanent delete my account” button.