How to delete or temporarily disable your Instagram account – 9to5Mac

January 30, 2019
Michael Potuck
– Jan. 30th 2019 3:12 pm PT

If you’re looking to cut all possible ties with Facebook and have already deleted your Facebook account, follow along for how to delete your Instagram account. We’ll also cover how to temporarily disable your account if you’re on the fence.

Whether it’s the latest news about Facebook’s controversial practices or you’ve been considering breaking up the with social media monopoly for a while, it’s straight forward and easy to delete your Instagram account (keep in mind Facebook owns WhatsApp in addition to Instagram).
Note that you can’t delete Instagram from the iPhone app. We’ve also included how to temporarily disable your account below.
Here’s how this looks:
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Here’s how the process looks:
delete Instagram account
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Michael is an editor for 9to5Mac. Since joining in 2016 he has written more than 3,000 articles including breaking news, reviews, and detailed comparisons and tutorials.
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