How to Delete/deactivate Threads account (Finally!)

Finally, you can delete your Threads account without any hidden agenda!

When Instagram launched Threads, everyone rushed to join the new Twitter-like app. But soon after they started jumping off the ship. However, Instagram didn’t really integrate any delete button for Threads till now.

After launching ability to remove @ Threads badge from Instagram, now you can delete or deactivate your Threads account. Good news is, this won’t affect your Instagram account.

Follow these simple steps with screenshots to delete or deactivate your Threads account.

  1. Open the Threads App and login

    A login screen of Threads app

    Launch the latest version of the Threads app and go to your profile page.

  2. Tap the 2-Bar Menu

    From your profile, tap the 2-bar menu icon on the top right corner. This will open the Settings menu.

  3. Go to Account > Deactivate or Delete

    From the Settings menu, go to Account and tap “Deactivate or delete profile”. This is where you can delete or deactivate your account.

  4. Select Deactivate or Delete

    On this page you can choose to temporarily deactivate your account or permanently delete it. Tap whichever option you want.

  5. Enter password when prompted

    Now, a pop-up will appear asking you to enter password to confirm account deletion. Once done, the account will be deleted in 30 days.

  6. Tap ‘Deactivate’ to temporary disable your Threads account

    In case of deactivation, the pop-up will ask for confirmation of deactivation.

Things to remember:

Deleting or deactivating your Threads account is simple and straightforward right from the app’s settings. Choose whichever option suits your needs. Your Instagram will not be impacted. This is available on both Android and iPhones. However doesn’t support web version of Threads, yet.

Other features that you couldn’t do on Threads:

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