If you want to take a break from Social Media at any time, then temporarily disabling the account is a very good option. Similar to Facebook, Instagram also gives you the option to temporarily disable or deactivate your Instagram Account.

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When you disable your IG (Instagram) account, then all your Profile, Photos, Comments & Like will be hidden, until you reactive your Instagram account. You can not directly disable your IG account from Mobile App, you have to go through Mobile Browser or Computer to disable your IG Account. Let’s check out how to Deactivate and Re-activate your Instagram account.

How to Temporarily Disable or Deactivate Instagram Account

Option to disable your IG Account is not available in the Instagram Mobile App. So, you have to use Mobile Browser or directly use the Instagram website from your Computer system.

Steps are pretty simple and straightforward, just follow as given below:

Step 1: Log in to the Instagram Website on your Mobile Browser or Computer system.

Step 2: Now Tap on from the Top-Right corner and Click on ‘Edit Profile’.

how to temporarily disable or deactivate your instagram account

Step 3: Just Scroll down and click on ‘Temporarily Disable my account’ from the Bottom-right corner.

how to temporarily disable or deactivate your instagram account

Step 4: Now select an option from the Drop-down menu, next to ‘Why are you disabling your account?’ and again re-enter your Instagram account password.

how to temporarily disable or deactivate your instagram account

Step 5: Now, the button of ‘Temporarily Disable Account’ become enable, just Tap or Click on it and complete the process.

Now your profile, photos, post, comments will not be seen to anyone on Instagram. Later, you can re-activate your account whenever you want. Let’s see how.

How to Re-activate Instagram Account

In the future, you can easily activate your disabled Instagram account. You have to simply log in to your Instagram Account. You can log in to Instagram App on your Mobile device or log in from Instagram Website. Once you logged in, your IG profile becomes active and visible to others.

How To Delete Instagram Account Permanently

If you think Instagram is not for you and want to disconnect from the Instagram world, then you can delete your Instagram Account Permanently. To delete Instagram Account permanently, you have to visit the Instagram website, that means, Instagram Mobile App doesn’t have this option. 

Read Here Full Detailed Guide: Delete your Instagram Account Permanently

That’s It. Now you can temporarily disable or permanently delete your Instagram account. We suggest you to take back up of your Instagram account data before deleting your account.

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