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4 Methods To Secure Your Instagram Account

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Instagram is now very famous social media compare to others.

Now mostly peoples using Instagram instead of Facebook.

Instagram is the amazing place for fun. there peoples sharing their photos, videos, stories.


Here is the way to secure Instagram account

How to secure instagram account
  1. Enable Two-Factor Authentication.
  2. Revoke access to third-party apps
  3. Don’t allow access to your location
  4. Keep your profile information private.

Follow this 4 process to secure your account 100%


How To Secure Instagram Account

Enable Two-Factor Authentication

How to secure instagram account

This feature cover all security after enabled, here you need to add your phone number in your account, then during logging it will sent OTP Code in your added number,

When you will submit OTP in your account logging only then it will get you access of your account.

So Don’t forget to add this one.


Two-Factor Authentication To Mobile

If you are mobile user then follow this, and yes nobody can hack your account, if you can enabled this in your account.

Open Your Instagram Profile

insta profile

Go To Edit Profile

edit profile

Go Below Two-Factor Authentication


Enabled > Require Security Code

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Verify Your Phone number

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Fill here security-code which you have receive in your mobile.

Now Two-factor Authentication is enabled, without security codes nobody can login your account, don’t worry, also do same thing in your Facebook  account if you thinking that is hack able. 


How to Enable Two-Factor Authentication

For PC users

1. Login your Instagram account

Open Instagram account

Now your account is opened


2. Open your profile

Instagram profile

Now your profile is opened 


3. Go to Settings (Icon)

How to secure instagram account

Now go to > Privacy and Security


4. Go below in Two-Factor Authentication

Two-Factor Authentication Enabled in instagram

Tick this option


5. Turn on

click on turn on

click on turn on


6. Add your mobile number

enabled authnetication

Now click on “next” and then you will receive a OTP code for adding your number in two factor so fill here “received OTP” now two factor authentication is enabled


Revoke access to third-party apps

How To Secure Instagram Account

revoke access instagram

1. Open your Instagram account settings in Laptop/pc

Revoke access to third-party apps
Log in to instagram.com Click your username and select "Edit Profile" in the drop-down menu Click on "Manage Applications" in the side menu Find the application you want to revoke access for in the list (you may have more than one) Click the "Revoke Access" button in the top right corner

Don’t allow access to your location

How To Secure Instagram Account

access your location

This feature is on for i-phone.

Follow this method to turn off your location

Leave the Instagram app and go to your iPhone’s Settings

Tap Privacy > Location Services

Scroll down and tap Instagram

Select Never or While Using the App to choose location access.


Keep your profile information private

How To Secure Instagram Account

make your account private.
private account

what is private account?

When your account is private, only people you approve can see your photos and videos on Instagram. Your existing followers won’t be affected.

Open Your Instagram Settings > Privacy and Security

When your account is private, only people you approve can see your photos and videos on Instagram. Your existing followers won't be affected.

Enabled “Private Account” > Tick mark this.

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