Steps to save Instagram photos and delete your Instagram account

Steps to save Instagram photos and delete your Instagram account

Instagram is now the most used photo-sharing service out there. Basically, Facebook-owned service allows you to share pictures and videos either privately or publicly within the app. Instagram has been rolling out new updates in order to attract more users. However, not many people want to stay with Instagram and if you are one of them, deleting your Instagram account is one of the first things you need to do.


Getting rid of an Instagram account is pretty simple, but we are sure that you want to hold on to all of your Instagram photos and videos. In reality, Instagram doesn’t let you download your photos or videos, but there are tons of third-party services out there that can make that possible.

In this guide, we will run you through the steps to save all your photos from your Instagram account and delete it

  1. Steps to save all your photos from your Instagram account

As mentioned above, there are tons of services on the web that can help you export your Instagram photos. In this post, we recommend you use InstaPort, a great third-party service that allows you to download all your photos from your Instagram account.

Step one: First off, launch Safari on your Mac and head to here. Once you are in, you simply need to type in your Instagram’s username into the input field to link your account to Instaport

Step two: Once you are done, you need to click Continue. After that, you will see all of your Instagram photos. You can choose to either save certain photos or download all photos

Step three: When you are done, the web browser will automatically download a .zip archive to your device.

  1. Steps to delete your Instagram account

Once you have successfully saved all your photos, you now can easily delete your account. Here is how you can do this:

Step one: Open Safari or your preferred web browser and head to Instagram’s Delete your account page by navigating to here

Step two: Once you are in, you need to enter your username and password (if you are not already logged into the Instagram service), and select the reason why you want to remove your account

Step three: Next up, enter your password one final time to confirm and click Permanently delete my account

Step four: You are now supposed to click OK to complete the task.

Also read: Steps to delete your Facebook account

Got any issues during the process? Let us know in the comments below.

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