How do I access or review my data on Instagram?

You're in control of your data on Instagram. You can view your account data or download a copy of your data on Instagram at any time. If you're trying to remove your data, learn how to delete your account.

To review your Instagram data from a desktop computer:

  1. Go to your profile by clicking .
  2. Click and select Privacy & Security.
  3. Scroll down to Account Data and click View Account Data.
  4. To review a specific type of data, click View All.

To review your Instagram data from an iOS or Android device:

  1. Go to your profile by tapping .
  2. Tap and then tap Settings.
  3. Tap Privacy and Security > Access Data.
  4. To review a specific type of data, tap View All.

Downloading a copy of your data on Instagram

If you want a copy of everything you've shared on Instagram, you can request a download of your data in a machine readable (JSON) format. You'll need your Instagram account password to request this information. Learn more if you've forgotten your password or can't log in.

To download your Instagram data from a desktop computer:

  1. Go to your profile by clicking .
  2. Click and select Privacy & Security.
  3. Scroll down to Data Download and click Request Download.
  4. Enter the email address where you'd like to receive a link to your data and enter your Instagram account password.
  5. You'll soon receive an email titled Your Instagram Data with a link to your data.
  6. Click Download Data and follow the instructions to finish downloading your information.

To download your Instagram data from an iOS or Android Device:

  1. Go to your profile by tapping .
  2. Tap and then tap Settings.
  3. Tap Privacy and Security > Download Data.
  4. Enter the email address where you'd like to receive a link to your data and tap Request Download.
  5. Enter your Instagram account password.
  6. You'll soon receive an email titled Your Instagram Data with a link to your data.
  7. Click Download Data and follow the instructions to finish downloading your information.

Note: It may take up to 48 hours for us to email you a download link. Some data you have deleted may be stored temporarily for safety and security purposes, but will not appear when you access or download your data.

If you can't access your Instagram Account and still want to download a copy of your data, you can contact us.

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