Recover your Instagram password
If you can't remember your password, you can reset it using your email address, phone number or Facebook account.
Instagram app for Android:
  1. On the login screen, tap Get help logging in below Log in.
  2. Enter username, email or phone, or tap Log in with Facebook.
  3. Tap Next, and follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. A link will be sent to either your email or phone to help reset your password.
Instagram app for iPhone:
  1. On the login screen, tap Forgot password above Log in.
  2. Tap Username or Phone.
  3. Enter your email address, username or phone number, then tap Next.
  4. A link will be sent to either your email or phone to help reset your password.
Instagram Lite app for Android:
  1. On the login screen, tap Get help logging in below Log in.
  2. Enter username, email or phone, or tap Log in with Facebook.
  3. Tap Next, and follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. A link will be sent to either your email or phone to help reset your password.
Instagram.com from a mobile browser:
  1. On the login screen, tap Forgot Password?
  2. Enter username, email or phone, and tap Log in with Facebook.
  3. Tap Next, and follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. A link will be sent to either your email or phone to help reset your password.
Instagram.com from a computer:
  1. On the login screen, click Forgot Password?
  2. Enter username, email or phone, click Log in with Facebook.
  3. Click Next, and follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. A link will be sent to either your email or phone to help reset your password.
Learn more about what you can do if you don't know your username.
If you're not able to reset your password this way, visit this page on your desktop or mobile browser to secure your account.
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