Have you accidentally deleted your Instagram account and now looking for ways to get it back? Then you are in the right place. In this blog, you will get all the information about deleted Instagram accounts and what can be done to get them back. In addition, you will also learn what impact temporarily deactivating or permanently deleting your Instagram account has on your data.
Types of deletion of Instagram accounts and their recovery processes
First of all, Instagram gives you two options: temporarily deactivate your account or permanently delete it. If you have selected the second option, you may be experiencing problems and your account may be unrecoverable. Still, there are scenarios where it is easy to recover permanently deleted Instagram account; let’s read in detail.
Elimination or Temporary Deactivation
If you’ve temporarily disabled or deleted your Instagram account, getting back on it is relatively easy. Different terms are used interchangeably for this process: Disable, Deactivate, or Temporarily Delete. However, the end result and the process are all the same.
Instagram allows you to deactivate or disable your account once a week in case you need a break from the social chaos. Once you have deactivated your account, you can keep it deactivated for as long as you like; there is no restriction.
|Keep it off for a week, 30 days or a year, the choice is yours!|
Also, self-disabling or deactivating your Instagram account will not affect your data in any way; all information will remain intact and will not be erased or removed. Only your Instagram account will not be accessible to anyone during the time you keep it deactivated.
It is all about the temporary deactivation or deletion of your Instagram account and now if you are in the mood to get back to your social life, here are some steps to reactivate your Instagram account:
- Get the official Instagram app for your mobile device.
- Enter your email address or phone number linked to your account, followed by the password.
- And that is; your Instagram account has been successfully reactivated.
If your account has been mistakenly disabled by Instagram, you can easily recover it, just navigate to this official link: My Instagram account was disabled and enter all the information you have; you are all sorted.
|Tip: If you unfortunately forgot your Instagram password, reactivating your account can be a bit tricky; the only thing you can do is to recover your Instagram password by resetting it first and then follow the reset steps.|
The term says “permanent” but there are still chances that you can reactivate or recover your permanently deleted Instagram account.
Anyone can make a mistake, and if you’ve made the mistake of permanently deleting your Instagram account, don’t panic as Instagram leaves room to fix it.
Yes, you read that right!
When deleting your Instagram account, at the end you get a message that you have a period of 30 days to change your mind and undo the deletion, only after that it is permanently deleted.
“So, it is clear that you can only recover your deleted Instagram account if you deleted it in less than 30 days, and you still have some time to recover it. If the 30-day period ends, there is no way to recover the deleted Instagram account.”
So it is clear that you can recover your Instagram account scheduled for permanent deletion simply by taking the right action within the stipulated time period. If the 30-day period has not yet expired, you can reactivate your account.
To recover your account, simply log back into your Instagram account with your username and password and select the “Keep account” option to continue using your Instagram account and not delete it.
Now, if you are not sure if the 30 days period is over or not, you can simply try to log in if you get the ‘Keep account’ message on the screen, consider yourself lucky; the unlucky ones will be greeted with the message ‘account not found’. That means your Instagram account is gone forever, just like your data. A permanently deleted Instagram cannot be recovered unless Instagram deletes it. If that’s your case, don’t get discouraged and just create a new Instagram account.
|Note- If you deleted your Instagram account using the app, make sure you use the app only to recover it, if you try to log in on a computer, it won’t help you to recover the deleted Instagram account.|
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Are there other ways to recover a permanently deleted Instagram account?
Are you talking about the unofficial ones? I have already explained all the official ways to recover deleted Instagram account. Still, it is normal to be attracted to look at a number of Instagram account recovery tools present on the Internet. This happened to me too and it almost got me in serious trouble.
|My Personal Experience with Instagram Account Recovery Tool Recently, I mistakenly deleted my Instagram account thinking that I would disable it for a few days, and after some days, maybe 15 or 20, I thought to go back to it. But when I tried to log in again, it showed me an error message saying something like “I can’t log in right now”. At that time, I started looking for ways to recover a permanently deleted Instagram account; I totally forgot about the official Instagram help pages that time, otherwise I might have saved some of my time and energy. I came across a recovery tool that had received good reviews (they were all fake), the tool promised 100% Instagram account recovery for a minimal charge. My desire to recover my Instagram got me into this trap, and I was about to pay for this tool. I immediately realized that I must have received an email about deleting the account, I should look for that before making the final payment. And that was smart enough of me. I found the email that my Instagram account was scheduled for permanent deletion, along with the expiration date. I squealed with happiness as now I don’t have to pay a penny for my Instagram recovery. Then I tried again to log into my Instagram account and then I got the ‘Keep account’ option; before, it was a glitch that didn’t let me log in. After that, I shared my horrible experience with one of my friends, who told me that all these Instagram recovery tools are completely fake and are only there to scam you. They will charge you for the tool which is nothing but fake. I breathed a sigh of relief as I was just one click away from receiving spam.|
So that was my story and hopefully this made it clear to you that you should never trust any third party Instagram recovery tool, no matter how trustworthy it seems. If Instagram can’t help you recover your account, or if your account was permanently deleted, no tool in the world can recover it for you.
|Note: We do not help to recover deleted or deactivated Instagram accounts and we only guide the official ways to do it. Also, there are no third-party tools that can help you with Instagram account recovery; just contact Instagram official support team or trust official pages for any help or support you need.|
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