Are you an Instagram user and you are wondering how to deactivate your Instagram account? In this article the steps on how to do it is fully enumerated.
Instagram is a popular mobile, desktop, and Internet-based photo-sharing application and service. Instagram allows users to share pictures and videos either publicly, or privately to pre-approved followers. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. It was launched in October 2010 as a free mobile app exclusively for the iOS operating system. In April 2012, two years later an Android version was introduced. And later that year a web version was launch too. Instagram is owned by Facebook. The social media platform has an interesting feature call “story”. Story allows user to post video, pic or any media file for 24 hours. Story users have grown to about 350 million daily users.
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How to deactivate your Instagram account:
To begin the process please ensure you have a web browser on your phone. Instagram made the deactivating process a little difficult. Possibly an obvious ploy to discourage anyone from trying to deactivating.
Open your browser and head over to Instagram.com .Even if you phone suggest you should use app reject the appeal.
Input your username and password to sign in to your account. Remember you password.
Click the avatar at the top right of the page.
Click Edit Profile to the right of your username, toward the top of the page.
Scroll down and click “Temporarily disable my account.”
A drop-down menu will appear. Choose your reason for disabling your account. Input your account password to confirm you want to disable your account.
Click Temporarily Disable Account, and your account will be disabled.
Note that when you deactivate your account in this manner, all of your content — including profile, photos, comments and likes — will be hidden from view. You can always reactivate your account later to return all of your content to your profile.