What can I do if I forgot my password?

If you can't remember your password, you can reset it using your email address, phone number or Facebook account.

To reset your password:

On Android:

  1. From the login screen, tap Get help signing in.
  2. Enter your Instagram username or the email or phone number linked to your account and tap Next. If you've linked your Facebook account, you can also tap Log in with Facebook.
  3. Enter your information and follow the on-screen instructions.
On iPhone:

  1. From the login screen, tap Forgot password?
  2. Tap Username and enter your email address or tap Phone to enter your phone number. If you've linked your Facebook account, you can also tap Log in with Facebook.
  3. Tap Send Login Link.
Learn more about what you can do if you don't know your username. If you're already logged into your Instagram account, learn how to change your current password.

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