If you’ve ever thought about deleting your Instagram account, you’re in the right place. In this article, we’ll go over step by step how to delete an Instagram account with ease.

Before you start, it’s important to note that there’s no way to temporarily disable your account. Once you delete it, it’s gone for good. If you’re sure you want to delete your account, follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Open the Instagram website

Firstly, you need to open Instagram’s website in your web browser. Go to and log in to your account. Deleting your account is not accessible directly from the mobile app, so make sure you’re on a web browser on your mobile phone or desktop.

Step 2: Choose the option to delete your account

Now that you’re logged in to your account, you need to click the profile icon located at the upper right corner of the website. Then, click on the ‘Settings’ option located on the menu that pops up.

Once you’re in the settings menu, scroll down, and click on the ‘Help Center’ option located at the bottom of the page.

Step 3: Go to the ‘Delete Your Account’ section

Now, you’ll be redirected to the Help Center page. Here, you’ll find different options to choose from. Click on the ‘Managing Your Account’ option that appears on the page.

Afterward, click on ‘Delete Your Account’ in the drop-down list that appears. This will take you to a page with a link to the delete account page.

Step 4: Confirm that you want to delete your account

Click the link to the Delete Your Account page, at this point Instagram will ask you to re-enter your password for security reasons. Then, click on the ‘Permanently delete my account’ button at the bottom right of the page.

Once you click the button, Instagram will ask you why you’re deleting your account. You can either select an answer from the drop-down menu or skip this step.

Lastly, click the ‘Permanently delete my account’ button to delete your Instagram account.

In conclusion, deleting your Instagram account can be done in just a few simple steps. Remember, if you’re sure you want to delete your account, make sure to download any data or content you’d like to save before hitting that delete button.