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How To Recover A Deleted Instagram Account

Instagram is one of the home platforms of influencers, businesses, and entrepreneurs. This social media platform has helped them build a community online. So, it will cause them a big problem if their Instagram account has been deleted. In this article, we are going to discuss with you how to recover your deleted Instagram account.

Is it possible to recover deleted Instagram account

Before we give you the ways how to recover a deleted Instagram account, does it all apply to any circumstances? Here’s the thing, according to Instagram policy, if you or someone else has deleted your account intentionally, there’s no way for it to be restored. Nonetheless, if your account has been banned or deleted by Instagram, it is possible to get your account back.

How to recover a deleted Instagram account in these easy steps

Follow the steps on how to recover a deleted Instagram account.

1. Open your Instagram login page

A screenshot of Instagram login page

2. Enter your username and password

3. Try to click the forgot password option to reset your password.

A screenshot of Instagram login page

However, if this option doesn’t for you, you have to do this second option, which is to contact the Instagram team.

Contact the Instagram team support

To contact Instagram team support, you can click on this link, https://help.instagram.com/contact/1652567838289083. When you click the link, you will be redirected to this page. 

A screenshot of Instagram support team page

 

On this page, you will be asked if your account is used to represent a business, product, or service and you have to answer it with yes or no. Choose “No” if your account is personal. Otherwise, choose “Yes”.  After selecting, a form like this will appear.

A screenshot of Instagram form

In this form, you have to answer it accurately by entering your full name, the email address that is linked with your Instagram account, and the name of your country. If ever you use Instagram for business, you have to upload your business document to verify your details and click “Send” to submit your form.

Response from the Instagram support team

Within 48 hours of submitting the completed form, you’ll get a response from the Instagram support team through email that contains a secret code and instructions you need to comply with.

A screenshot of Instagram email

Sample email

Here are the following steps to reply to the email:

1. Have an A4 size of white paper.

2. In bold letters, write down your received secret code full name, and Instagram username.

3. Take a picture of yourself holding the A4 sheet as asked in the email.

4. send the taken picture in JPEG format as a reply to the email.

If and only if your account is temporarily deactivated or compromised due to any reason, it will take 2 -3 days for your account to be restored. Instagram will then send you an email with a link to restore your account.

A screenshot of sample Instagram email

Recover deleted Instagram account: Top 3 FAQs

Can you recover a deleted Instagram account?

The answer is, yes. But please take note that if 30 days have passed since your account was deleted, there is no way you can recover it.

Why did Instagram disable my account without warning?

The main reason why Instagram disabled your account is that you might have violated its privacy policies such as sharing violence-triggered posts, obscene posts, or some hate speech.

When I tried to submit the Instagram contact form, it said the URL could not be found.

If there’s an error in the URL,  a possible reason is that your Instagram account got permanently deleted and there are no ways to restore it.

Takeaways

We hope you learned about how to recover deleted Instagram account. However, if the options mentioned above don’t work for you, you can freely make a new Instagram account with the same email address. You can still use the same username if it is not taken by someone else.

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