If you think you want to recover your Instagram account later, you should disable it temporarily:
How to deactivate your Instagram account temporarily in 2021
Previously we shared How to delete your Instagram account in 2021
Below are the steps you are to take to deactivate your Instagram account temporarily
- Log into your Instagram account on the web and go to your profile page, then click “Edit profile” at the top of the page.
- At the bottom of the page that opens, select “Temporarily disable my account.
- Select a reason that you’re disabling your account, and re-enter your password.
- Click “Temporarily Disable Account.”
Once you’ve deleted or deactivated your Instagram account, you’ll probably want to delete the app off of your phone. Check out our guides on how to delete apps on an iPhone or Android device to do it.
To reactivate your account in the future, simply log back into the Instagram app with your username and password.