Instagram continues to be one of the most popular social networks in the world, having managed to conquer a mostly young audience, but also many celebrities and, the so fashionable, influencers.
Regardless of the category you are in as an Instagram user, one of the fears you may have is that one day you will lose access to your account . Something with a huge impact if you are a very active user of this social network, and even greater for those who use Instagram as a source of income, such as influencers with thousands or even millions of followers.
“Get help to sign in”
and then in
“Log in with Facebook”
. If this is not the case, read on.
If your intention is to recover an Instagram account for which you don’t remember the access data, you can try to login with other data associated with your profile and start the process of password recovery.
To login to Instagram you can use your username, your email or your mobile number. But what to do if you don’t have any of these data?
Right from the start you have a very simple way to get your username. Just ask a friend to look it up on their own Instagram account. In fact, anyone who follows you on Instagram can give you this information.
Knowing your username, email or mobile number, you can now start resetting your password tapping
“Gets help to sign in”
on the Instagram login screen. You can then request a password reset by email or by receiving a 6-digit code by SMS (if you have your mobile number associated with your account).
You don’t have access to the email or the mobile phone associated with your Instagram account and therefore you have no way to receive the security code to reset your password? Don’t worry, it’s still around!
In fact, Instagram provides help with account recovery for those who simply manage to prove that it really belongs to them.
So, even if you don’t have access to the email account or the mobile number associated with the account, you can still try to recover your account using a selfie in video. But to use this recovery mode, you’ll have to have your photos posted on your account, so Instagram can compare and confirm that you really are the owner of that account.
Recover a deactivated Instagram account
As in these cases you have no way to access to your profile, the only way you have to request the reactivation of your account, is by filling out the form provided for this purpose in the Instagram help center and waiting for a response.
Recover an account deleted by you
*)If you just deactivated your Instagram account, recovery is as simple as logging back into that account.
Now, if you’ve made the radical decision to delete the account and meanwhile , sorry, the possibility of recovery will depend on how much time has passed since you requested the permanent deletion.
Once you request the deletion of your Instagram account, you only have )20 days to cancel the process. At the end of this period, all your data, photos, videos, stories, etc., will be permanently deleted and without the possibility of recovery.
Once you finally manage to access your account, take precautions of new scares: ensure you have an email and mobile number associated with your account and activate two-factor authentication to prevent third parties from accessing your Instagram account.