How to Temporarily Deactivate Your Threads Profile?

by Khadija Anwar
2 minutes
How to Temporarily Deactivate Your Threads Profile

If you’ve decided to part ways with Threads, temporarily deactivating your thread profile is simple. Threads, a messaging app by Instagram, allows users to share photos, videos, and messages with close friends. However, if you’ve made up your mind and wish to deactivate your threads account, follow this step-by-step guide.

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Steps to Deactivate Your Threads Profile

Below are steps to get rid of your thread account.

Step 1:

Open your thread app. Tap on the “Profile” icon in the bottom right corner to access your thread profile.

tap on profile icon

Step 2:

On the profile page, tap on the  “Double lines” icon (similar to the hamburger icon) at the top right corner of your mobile screen.

two double lines

Step 3:

On the main settings page, tap on “Account.”

tap on account

Step 4:

On the Account page, tap on “Deactivate profile.”

tap on deactivate profile

Step 5:

The app will prompt you to the account deactivation page. Tap on “Deactivate Threads Profile” at the bottom of your page.

tap on deactivate threads profile

Step 6:

Tap “Deactivate” to confirm.

tap on deactivate account

That’s it. Your threads account will be deactivated, and your profile and content will be hidden from other users. To reactivate your account, simply log in again using your Instagram credentials.


How do I freeze my Instagram profile?

You can deactivate your Instagram profile by accessing settings and privacy from your PC. You can deactivate or permanently delete your Instagram account on the main settings page.

Does Instagram delete after 30 days?

Yes, after 30 days, your Instagram will be permanently deleted.

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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