How to Delete Instagram Account Without Password and Email

Have you been locked out of your personal Instagram account and need it to get deleted? There are some ways by which you can do that. You might have decided to go for a cleanse from social media as there are days by which you are constantly fixed to the phone screen. You might have spent hours scrolling over Instagram funny videos and without even known your entire day has gone. Or maybe you just feel like spending more time outdoors and that is why you need to close the social media account.

delete instagram account without password and email

For Instagram, the reason can even be opening another account, but you just don’t know how to do that as of now. However, there is an issue that you see facing now. You don’t remember the password now. You might have searched for it everywhere and still can’t find it.

You might even have gone through the deleted and hidden files and not being able to find the backup. Now you have started panicking about it thinking that you might just have to stay on the app forever. But stay calm, as there are some solutions. You will not be the first person to deal with this right now. Here is everything that you need to do!

How to Delete Instagram Account Without Password and Email

Normally, one has already logged in to the account and from there they can delete the account successfully. But as you can’t remember that, there is a need for trying some other ways.

The first step that you need to take here is to go to the recovery page of Instagram. And on that page, you will be taking a look at the options which haven’t been linked with your Facebook profile.

Scenario 1: When you remember the username/phone number but forgot the password

Here are the steps that you need to take for getting the access of Instagram account back.

  • Open the Instagram app.
  • Tap on the Forgotten Password that you see on the login screen.
  • Now click on the space that says ‘username’  or the ‘e-mail’ and then enter the ID that you used for your Instagram account.
  • Click on Search on the top right corner of the screen.
  • Now choose ‘send mail’ as you can then renew the password.
  • Tap on the link that was sent to your email from where you can change the password and make a new one.

Scenario 2: When you had linked your Facebook account with Instagram

Now let’s take a look at another situation. This is where you had linked the Instagram account of yours with your Facebook profile. This is also going to make the task of account recovery so simple. Here are the steps that you need to follow diligently for doing that, keep on reading!

  • Open Instagram application or their web page from any device.
  • Tap on the login screen where you see the option of ‘forgotten password’.
  • Click on the space and then add the email address that you used for opening the Instagram account.
  • Tap on the option of Search on the right top corner of the screen and then choose ‘renewal’ through Facebook.
  • Now Instagram is going to take you to the Facebook Login page, in case you hadn’t logged in to your account already.
  • Usually, most people have their Instagram linked with their Facebook account and you can choose the option for changing the password here. Make use of it to log in to your Instagram account.

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Dharmesh Donda

iStaunch is written by Dharmesh Donda, an avid Internet geek, IT professional since 2012. Have been in IT industry for more than a decade, and currently doing management and consulting work have taken a plunge into entrepreneurship.

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