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How To Delete Instagram Account From iPhone?

Posting and scrolling through Instagram has become a trend over the last decade. It is addictive physically and psychologically.

If it is simply taking all of your time and stopping you from performing the most important things in life, it may be worthwhile to consider uninstalling or even deleting it. This article will provide you with a complete guide on how to delete an Instagram account from your iPhone.

You have two options:

  • Delete Instagram account
  • Disable Instagram account

Select whether you wish to delete or disable your Instagram account.

Note that deleting your account will permanently delete all of your photographs, videos, and comments, whereas deactivating your account will only hide your profile.

Delete Instagram account

How To Delete Instagram Account From iPhone

For how to delete Instagram account from iPhone follow the steps below:

  1. Open the Instagram app on your iPhone.
  2. Go to the Profile page and select Settings.
  3. Tap on the Help Center option.
  4. Select the managing your account option.
  5. Scroll down and select the Delete your account option.
  6. It will direct you to a few questions: Why are you deleting your account?
  7. Select the Appropriate option.
  8. To finish, Enter your Instagram password again.
  9. Select the Permanently delete my account option.
  10. Your account has been deleted.

Your account and all of your data will be permanently removed 30 days after you request deletion. And you will not be able to recover it after 30 days.

Disable Instagram account

You can disable your Instagram account temporarily.

Follow the steps:

  1. Open the Instagram app on your iPhone.
  2. Select the edit profile option.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the page.
  4. Select temporarily disable my account.
  5. You will be asked to specify a reason for deactivating your account.
  6. From the drop-down menu, choose a reason.
  7. Re-enter your password and temporarily disable your account.

If by any chance you have forgotten the password of your Instagram account and wondering how to delete your account this guide is for you. You need to create a new password for accessing your account in the following ways:

Through email

  1. Open the Instagram app on your iPhone.
  2. On the login, page click forgets password option.
  3. Enter your user name or email.
  4. Click the search option.
  5. To renew your password select send email option.
  6. Click on the link sent through email by Instagram to reset the password.

Through Facebook account

This option is only available if you have previously logged in through Facebook.

  1. Open your Instagram and tap on the forgotten password option.
  2. Enter either username or email.
  3. Select the search option.
  4. Click on Renewal via Facebook.
  5. It will direct you to your account and you can create a new password.

Through phone number

You can delete your Instagram account from your iPhone without a password after accessing your account through your phone number.

Follow the steps:

  1. Open the Instagram app on your iPhone.
  2. Select a forgotten password.
  3. Click on the phone option.
  4. Select your country code and enter your phone number.
  5. You will receive a login link from your textbox messages.
  6. Enter your new password and verify it.

You can delete your account after accessing it through the methods above.


Follow the procedures outlined above on how to delete an Instagram account from your iPhone with or without a password. Please let us know if you have any questions in the comments area below.

Gullnoor Khalid

Hey, Gullnoor here-a writer. Technology is something I have been passionate about and I enjoy nothing more than learning the new trends that technology is taking in order to work more efficiently in world of virtual reality.

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