After hearing so much about it from all your friends, you are finally convinced and started using Instagram. In the end you are satisfied with the choice made, but there is one thing that you do not like: the fact that anyone who uses your smartphone or your computer can access your account simply by starting, respectively, the social network app for Android or iOS or the browser, by connecting to the official Instagram website.
Given the situation, you would therefore like to understand how to get out of instagram when you have finished using the social network and thus avoid the looks of the “meddlers”, right? If so, you will be happy to know that, in this tutorial, I really intend to provide you with all the information you need on the subject in question. Furthermore, in the most “extreme” cases, I will show you how to proceed to delete your Instagram account temporarily or permanently.
Having said that, if the topic interests you, I can only suggest you take a few minutes of free time all for yourself, sit down comfortably and concentrate on reading this guide of mine. Follow the instructions I am about to give you and you will succeed in the intent you have proposed. But now enough chat and let’s take action: I wish you a good read!
- How to log out of Instagram from Android and iPhone
- How to log out of Instagram Web
- How to log out of Instagram from all devices
- Android and iOS
- How to get out of Instagram permanently
- How to log out of Instagram temporarily
How to log out of Instagram from Android and iPhone
You use an Android smartphone or an iPhone and you are interested in understanding how to get out of instagram? In this case, follow the instructions below and you will see that, within a few minutes, you will be able to log out of the app Instagram for mobile devices.
The first step to take, to be able to log out of your account Instagram, is to start the app on your smartphone, in order to access the main screen of the social network through the simple login procedure.
Once this is done, press on little man symbol located at the bottom right, in order to access the screen related to your profile. Then, first tap on the ☰ symbol located at the top and press on the item Settings.
Now, in the new screen that is shown to you, scroll down to the bottom of the list of items present, until you find the wording Go out. Then tap on it and confirm the logout by pressing the button again Go out.
Afterwards, to log back into your account, simply launch the app Instagram and press the button Log in, to login. If you have any doubts or problems, read my tutorial on how to access Instagram.
How to log out of Instagram Web
You can log out of Instagram also by acting from the Web, as the well-known photographic social network allows the viewing of photos, stories and interaction between users even to those who use them by connecting to its official website.
Having said that, follow the instructions I am about to give you, in order to log out of your account: the procedures are the same even if you want to use the Instagram application for Windows 10.
If you have already done the login to Instagram, the first thing you need to do, in order to log out of the social network from its website, is to press the icon of thelittle man located at the top, in order to access your profile screen.
Now, click on thegear, located in the upper right corner, next to yours username. Finally, in the menu that is shown to you, click on the button Go out: you will be immediately logged out of your account.
At a later time, if you want to log in again, connect to the official Instagram website and press the button Continue as , to log into your profile. If you have any doubts or problems, please refer to my tutorial on how to access Instagram.
How to log out of Instagram from all devices
You wonder how to log out of instagram from other devices? In this case, follow step by step the procedures that you find indicated in the next paragraphs, in order to succeed in the intent you have proposed.
Android and iOS
For sign out of Instagram from other devices on which you are connected, through the app Instagram for Android and iOS, you must first start the latter on your device and log in to your account, if required.
Once this is done, press onlittle man icon (or on the profile thumbnail), located at the bottom, to access your profile screen. Then, press the ☰ icon located in the upper right corner and, in the menu that is shown to you, tap on the item Settings.
Now, tap on the items Security> Login Activity, in order to view the list of accesses and sessions. At this point, to exit one of these, press onicon (…) located next to it and, in the menu that is shown to you, confirm the logout by pressing the button Go out.
Do you prefer to act on the web or via the Windows 10 app? In that case, connect to the official Instagram website, and log in to your account if required.
Once this is done, press onlittle man icon, located in the upper right corner, to access your profile screen. Now, click on thegear icon and, in the menu that is shown to you, click on the item Login activity, so that it will be shown to you, in correspondence with the wording Where are you logged in, the list of accesses and active sessions.
At this point, to exit a session, click on theicon (▼) located next to it, in the menu that is shown to you, confirm the logout by pressing the button Go out.
How to get out of Instagram permanently
If, on the other hand, you are interested in deleting the account, in order to exit Instagram permanently, the steps you need to take are clearly different from those indicated in the previous chapters. In any case, do not worry: follow the instructions that I am about to give you in the next lines, to succeed easily and quickly in the intent.
First of all, you need to know that, to be able to cancel your account Instagram you must necessarily act from the Web. That said, the first thing you need to do is start the browser that you generally use to surf the Internet, in order to connect to the appropriate Internet page dedicated to the cancellation of your account made available by the social network itself.
Once this is done, in case you are prompted, log in to your account and, in the screen that is shown to you, click on the drop down menu located next to the item Why are you deleting your account?.
At this point, select one of the available options, in order to explain to the Instagram team the reasons why you intend to unsubscribe from the social network (for example Too many commitments, it distracts me too much).
Once you’ve made your choice, type the password of your account in the text field that is shown to you next to the item To continue, enter your password again. Finally, click the button Delete my account permanently, to confirm the execution of the operation.
In case of doubts or problems, refer to my tutorial on how to delete Instagram profile through which I proceeded to talk to you about the topic in even more depth.
How to log out of Instagram temporarily
If you are not convinced to effect the permanent cancellation of the account, you can put into practice an alternative procedure: the suspension of the Instagram profile. In this specific case, in fact, if you have second thoughts you can start using your account again at any time, without having to carry out the registration procedure from scratch.
You ask me what needs to be done in this case? I’ll explain it to you right away. To get started, go to Instagram via its official website, then log into your account if necessary.
Once this is done, first click on thelittle man icon located in the upper right corner, then press the button Edit your profile which is attached to your profile screen.
Now, tap on the item Temporarily disable my account located at the bottom and, in the new screen that will be shown to you, indicate the reason why it is your intention to proceed with the deactivation of the profile (for example Too many commitments / it distracts me too much), using the drop-down menu Why are you deactivating your account?.
At this point, type the password of your Instagram account in the text field located next to the wording To continue, enter your password again. Finally, to conclude and confirm the suspension procedure, click on the button Temporarily disable the account.
If you change your mind, you can activate your account again simply by logging into your account through the app Instagram for Android or iOS, by connecting to the website of the well-known photo social network or using the application for Windows 10: you will find everything just as you left it, as if nothing had happened.