How to Delete Your Instagram Account – How to Temporarily Disable an Instagram Account – Seventeen

For when deleting the app isn’t enough.
If you are ever overwhelmed by everything you see on social media, you’re not alone. While some people might believe that taking a social media break might be too much, it is actually something that is becoming more common to see.
Whether you’re planning to come back in a couple of weeks or just want to get rid of your Instagram account all together, here are all the ways to delete your Instagram account…
What’s the difference between disabling and deleting my account?
If you’re planning to take a social media break, it’s common to disable your account. Your followers or anyone who tries to find you won’t be able to, however, all your information is saved so you can always come back to it. Deleting your account, on the other hand, will erase all your photos. If you ever decide to return to the gram, you’ll have to start a whole new profile.
How do I disable my account?
Disabling your account is super easy to do…
How can I get my disabled account back?
All you need to do is log back into your account and everything will be back.
How do I delete my account?
If you want to go the more permanent route, here’s how you can delete it completely…
Tamara Fuentes is the Entertainment Editor at Seventeen. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram!
Tamara Fuentes is the current Associate Entertainment Editor at Cosmopolitan, where she covers TV, movies, books, celebrities, and more. She can often be found in front of a screen fangirling about something new. Before joining Cosmopolitan, she was the entertainment editor over at Seventeen. She is also a member of the Television Critics Association and the Latino Entertainment Journalists Association. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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