How to Remove an Instagram Account From Phone

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Struggling to find the button to remove your IG account from your friend’s phone? Here’s how to remove an Instagram account from a phone.

How to Remove an Instagram Account From Phone

Instagram is a great social media app for sharing pictures and short videos, but sometimes navigating the settings can be confusing. Even simple things, like removing your account from someone’s phone, can feel like a mystery. We have to admit, that finding this setting isn’t as straightforward as you’d think. Continue reading to learn how to remove an Instagram account from a phone.

How to Remove an Instagram Account From Phone

To remove an Instagram account from your Phone:

  1. Tap your profile icon in the bottom left of the screen.
  2. Tap the ≡ icon.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Scroll down to the bottom and tap Add or switch accounts.
  5. Tap + Add Account.
  6. Hit the Log into existing account button.
  7. Tap NONE OF THE ABOVE.
  8. Tap the 3 dots next to the account you’d like to remove.
  9. Tap Remove.
  10. Enter your username and password to remove the account.

And there you have it! We know this feels like a roundabout way to get to this setting, but IG is constantly updating their app, so sometimes it can be difficult to find the solution, even on IG’s official website.

FAQ

How do I remove an Instagram account I’ve added?

To remove an Instagram account you’ve added, tap the three lines in the top right, then go to Settings>Add or switch accounts>+Add Account>Log into existing account>None of the above. Then, tap the 3 lines to remove the account from the phone.

Why can’t I remove an Instagram account from my phone?

If you are following other guides, they are most likely outdated, as Instagram is constantly updating their software to make it better. The other reason could be you need to update your Instagram app.

How do I remove an Instagram account from my Android phone?

Open your Instagram app and go to your profile. Tap the three lines in the top right corner and go to Settings. Then go to Add or switch accounts>+Add Account>Log into existing account>None of the above. Then, tap the 3 lines to delete the account from the phone.

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