2 Working Ways to Recover your Instagram Password

Passwords are synonymous with security and when someone manages to crack them, they can easily access your personal accounts. This is why you are always told to change your passwords often or make sure they are not easy to guess. The same goes for Instagram, where it becomes important to change the password to prevent data leaks. It is not safe to set a password when creating an Instagram account and then not change it forever. Changing your Instagram password will keep your account safe, and even if you’ve shared it with someone else, changing it will make your old password useless.

Also, these complex passwords can be difficult to remember and there may be times when you do not remember the correct password of your Instagram account, but you need not worry because there are ways through which you can easily recover your forgotten Instagram password.

Here’s what to do if you’ve forgotten your Instagram password.

Reset your Instagram password from the website

Reset your Instagram password from the app

Tips to set a new Instagram password

Reset your Instagram password from the website

If you want to reset your password via the Instagram website, you can easily do so by following the steps listed here:

  1. Go to Instagram.com and click on ‘I forgot my password’.

  1. On the next screen, you’ll need to enter your email address, username, or phone number associated with your Instagram account, then click ‘Send Login Link’.
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Click 'Send Login Link'

  1. Now find the login link you received in your email address and click ‘Reset Password’. If you entered your mobile phone number, look for a confirmation link on your phone.

Click the 'Reset Password' button

  1. After clicking on the reset link, you will be able to change the password of your Instagram account. Enter the new password twice to confirm and finally click ‘Reset Password’ to complete the process.

Enter 'New Password' twice and click 'Reset Password' to complete the process

Reset your Instagram password from the app

If you can’t remember your Instagram password, you can easily reset it through the app and it won’t take much of your time. Here I showed you how you can reset Instagram password via the app on your Android device; also the steps are the same for iPhone or iPad.

  1. Launch the Instagram app and tap ‘Login’
  2. On the next screen, tap on the “Get help signing in” option.

Sign in to the Instagram app and tap 'Get help signing in'

  1. Next, you need to enter your username, email address or phone number associated with your Instagram account and tap ‘Next’.

Enter your Instagram account username, email address or phone number and tap 'Next'

  1. You can now tap on the ‘Send Email’ option if you entered your email address in the previous step.

Tap on 'Send Email'

  1. Log in to your email address and you will see an email from Instagram, tap on the option that says ‘Login as (username)’.

Click on 'Login as (username)'

  1. Now you can change your old Instagram account and enter a new password; finally tap on ‘Reset password’.

Tap the 'Reset Password' option

This is how you can reset your Instagram password in case you forgot it. Even if you are logged in, you may not remember the exact password, so you can reset it whenever you want. There’s no way to figure out your old Instagram password after you’ve forgotten it; you can set up a new one using just your email address or phone number.

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Tips to set a new Instagram password

  1. Do not share your Instagram password with anyone or everyone.
  2. Be sure to use a mix of uppercase and lowercase letters, as well as numbers and special symbols.
  3. Do not use the same password for all your social accounts like Instagram or Facebook.

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Source: HIS Education

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