Want to temporarily disable your Instagram account? I know you wish to completely turn off the clock and are desperately looking for a break from round-the-clock interaction with your hundreds of friends and loved ones who never seem to get enough of you. Don’t bother at all. You can easily switch off your account and return to it as and when you want.

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When you disable your account, your profile, photos, comments and likes will be hidden. There is no option to disable your account from within the Instagram app. Here is how it works!

How to Deactivate Instagram Account on iPhone, Android and Computer

How to Temporarily Disable Instagram Account on iPhone, Android and Computer

Step #1. Open any web browser on your iPhone, Android device or computer.

Step #2. Next, go to instagram.com.

Step #3. Now, you need to log into your account.

Log into your Instagram account

Step #4. Next, tap on the profile button at the top right corner.

Tap on the profile button

Step #5. Now, you have to tap on Edit Profile.

Tap on Edit Profile

Step #6. Scroll down and tap on Temporarily disable my account at the bottom right.

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Tap on Temporarily disable my account at the bottom right

Step #7. Next, you need to select an option from the drop-down menu next to Why are you disabling your account?

Select an option from the drop-down menu next to Why are you disabling your account

Step #8. You will have to re-enter your password to continue. Finally, tap on Temporarily Disable Account.

Re-enter your password to continue, then tap on Temporarily Disable Account

Note: The option to disable your account appears only when you select a reason from the menu.

How to Reactivate Instagram Account on iPhone, Android and Computer

If you ever change your mind and wish to reactivate the account, you can get it done easily.

Step #1. Simply launch Instagram app on your smartphone or tablet. On computer, go to instagram.com.

Step #2. Log into your account.

That’s all there is to it!

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