How to Unlink Instagram Accounts


Do you have a hard time unlinking your Instagram accounts? This article will give you a step-by-step guide on how to unlink two Instagram accounts.

Instagram, is an American social networking service app used for sharing photos and videos. Founded in 2010 by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger and was later acquired by Facebook Inc. Users are allowed to upload media edited with filters and organized geographical tagging and use of Hashtags. 

The Instagram app is used to apply digital filters to photos and could be linked to your Facebook account. There are a series of ways to link these accounts together making it easy to log into and switch accounts.

On Instagram, it is more than possible that you have multiple accounts whether public or private. However, it could be pretty difficult while try to share content between the multiple accounts. Unlinking those accounts could be the best option. 

Unlinking these accounts can help secure your data and you would be needed to remove one in the login info menu. Also unlinking an account would mean deleting all your previous posts likes, comments, and even your followers as they can not be transferred from one account to another.

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Once you unlink an Instagram account there is no going back as the app does not allow users to log in to multiple accounts with a single login.

How to Unlink two Instagram Accounts.

  • Open the Instagram app on your device and log into your account.
  • Click on the three horizontal lines at the top corner of the screen and select “settings”.

  • Click on the“login” option at the bottom part of the screen.

  • Tap on the three dots you see close to the account you wish to unlink and select the remove option.

Note: If the “login info” option isn’t displayed, then the accounts are not linked but likely logged into on the same phone so you would need to log out of one of the accounts.

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How do I unlink Instagram from my Facebook account?

Sometimes, you link your Instagram account to your Facebook account to enable you to share content with it. Well let’s assume you linked your Instagram account to a wrong Facebook account or to a Facebook account you no longer have access to and you wish to unlink them. This is an easy step to follow

  • Open the Instagram app on your device and log into your profile.
  • Click on the three horizontal lines at the top right corner and select “settings”.
  • Click on “accounts center” in the menu that opens.

  • Select “your connected accounts” then navigate to the Facebook account you wish to unlink.
  • Click “remove from accounts center” and confirm the removal.

The Facebook account would be unlinked from your Instagram account without much ado.

Can you Link two Instagram Accounts Together?

Yes,  two Instagram accounts can be possibly and easily linked together. All you need to do is to add the second account to your manage account list and the contents posted would reflect in the two accounts simultaneously. You can follow the steps below to link your accounts.

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How to link two Instagram accounts

  • Open your Instagram app and log into your account.
  • Click on your profile picture to go to your profile.
  • Click on the three dots at the top right and select “settings”.
  • Navigate to “add account” at the bottom of the screen.
  • Click “log into existing account” and enter the username and password of the account you wish to link and log in.

This is where we come to an end, and I believe that this article will go a long way in helping you when trying to unlink two Instagram accounts or a Facebook account from an Instagram account. please drop your questions and suggestions in the comment section below.


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