29 Jan 2019

How to reset instagram account?

Instagram is one of the most popular social networks of our times. Over 1 billion people use this app! If we only look at our friends or strangers passing us by on the streets, most likely they do have the Instagram app installed on their smartphones.

But.. what makes everyone want to have it? Let take a brief look at the pros of Instagram.

It is simple, it helps to edit photos in many creative ways, brings us fun and allow us to share photos, videos, and messages with our friends, family or even some famous strangers. Moreover, reality usually looks way better there, and many people want to have this kind of springboard, such window to the bit more colorful world.

So undoubtedly, that is a bit horrifying and definitely uncomfortable once your account is locked and you are cut off your Instagram's society.  You definitely need to find a solution to have it back regardless of whether you want to continue your IG life, or you would like to say goodbye forever by deleting your account. Read the below article and easily reset your Instagram password.

How to reset a password

IG linked with the Facebook account.

  1. If you linked the Instagram account with your Facebook Account, you should be able to log in with your Facebook profile.
  2. Once you log in this way, you can simply update your password.

IG account not connected with FB

  1. At first, from the main Instagram log in screen, select Get help singing in.
  2. Secondly, you have to enter either your Instagram username, the email or phone number linked with your account.
  3. After tapping NEXT and you will be able to see all available options, which are e-mail, SMS and facebook account.
  4. Select the preferable option, and log in to your account

How to change the password

  1. Start with logging in to your IG account Instagram
  2. Then, go to the Profile tab.   Instagram
  3. In the upper corner, you will find More key, click on it.  Instagram
  4. Go to the very bottom of the list and select the Settings Instagram
  5. Find and pick the Password tab.  Instagram
  6. Enter your current password Instagram Instagram
  7. Then, double type a new one.  Instagram
  8. Finally, select Save and enjoy your new passcode!   Instagram

Temporarily disable account

If you are tired of all Instagram connected stuff, if you need to take a break or if it consuming you too much time while you have to focus, there is a possibility to sleep your account, just temporarily.

  1. Log in to your Instagram account.
  2. Select the Settings icon.
  3. Find and select Privacy and Security.
  4. Under Edit Profile, you will notice Temporarily disable my account. Select this tab.
  5. Provide IG with the reason for disabling your account.
  6. Then, reenter your password.
  7. Finally, click on Temporarily disable my account.

Total account’s reset

If you would like to permanently reset your profile, wipe all data from your account and actually leave the Instagram family you have to use your web browser.

  1. At the very beginning, go to www.instagram.com and log in.  Instagram
  2. Secondly, open www.instagram.com/accounts/remove/request/permanent Instagram
  3. Here, you will be asked to give the reason for deleting your account.  Instagram
  4. To continue the removal process, reenter the password.  Instagram
  5. If you are truly sure, tam on a red Permanently delete my account tab.  Instagram
  6. Confirm your decision, by tapping OK on the popped up window.  Instagram
  7. That's it! Your account has been removed.  Instagram

By Marta Luber on 29 Jan 2019

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