How to Forget an Instagram Account?

by Khadija Anwar
3 minutes
how to forget IG account

Do you need a fresh start or simply want to let go of that old Instagram account, huh? Well, we have got your back. Look no further; this blog will help you to bid farewell to your account in a snap!

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You can forget your Instagram account in three ways:

  • Remove the account from the login screen on your device
  • Add a new account by logging out of the old one
  • Turn off saved login information

Related Read: How To Deactivate Instagram Account?

Wait no more and get ready to say, “Out with the old, in with the new”!

1. Remove the Account from the Login Screen on Your Device

Follow these steps to remove Instagram login information on your device.

Step 1:

Log out from your Instagram account.

tap logout

Step 2:

It will take you back to your login screen; tap on the “Settings” icon in the top right corner of your mobile screen.

tap on settings icon

Step 3:

On the manage profiles page, tap on the account you want to remove from the login screen.

tap on profile you want to delete

Step 4:

Tap on “Remove profile.”

tap on remove profile

2. Add New Account by Logging Out of the Old One

Step 1:

Open your Instagram app and go to “Settings” by tapping the “Hamburger” icon in the top right corner.

tap on settingss

Step 2:

Scroll down the settings page; tap “Add account” at the bottom of your page.

tap on add account

Step 3:

Tap on “Create new account” to add login information for the new account or log out to remove information for the Instagram account you are already using.

create new account

3. Turn off Saved Login Information

Step 1:

Go to Instagram “Settings” again.

tap on settingss

Step 2:

On your setting page, tap on “Security.”

tap on security

Step 3:

Tap on “Saved login information.”

tap on saved login information

Step 4:

Switch the toggle icon to turn off your login information.

switch off toggle icon

Step 5:

A confirmation notice will pop up. Tap “Remove” to erase all saved Instagram accounts on your device.

tap on remove

That’s it. You have successfully removed your old Instagram account and can start with a new one.


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

You can go back to the log-out page and remove the account from the login screen of your device.

How do I log out of my remembered Instagram account?

You can switch off login saved information or remove the account from your login screen.

Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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