If you forgot your Instagram password and have no idea how you can log in to your account, then this article is for you. Today we are going to see how you can access your account when you forgot your Instagram password.
In day-to-day busy life, we tend to forget so many things, and remembering passwords is not a piece of cake for everyone. Therefore, there are apps like Google that help you by remembering your password. If you have turned on this feature, then it would be easier to know the password. Let us discuss what to do if you forgot your Instagram password.
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Find Saved Password on Google
If you are an android user then the best thing you can do when you forget your password is to go to your google account, and there you will find the saved passwords of different apps and websites that you have created. The one problem with this method is that you must remember google’s password without which you will not be able to look at the passwords. If you know your google password, then follow the given steps to know the password of your Instagram account.
Step 1. Open Google and at the top right corner of the page, you will see a profile option, tap on it.
Step 2. Tap on manage your google account
Step 3. Go to security. Under this, you will find an option app password, tap on it.
Step 4. Enter your Google password.
Step 5. From here you will know your password.
Step 6. Copy this password and close your Google account.
Step 7. Close every app from the recent.
Step 8. Open the Instagram app and enter your information, for instance, username, email address, or phone number.
Step 9. Enter your password which you have just copied from your google account.
Step 10. Click on next. You have successfully logged into your account and now you know your Instagram password.
Find Saved Password on iOS
If you are an iOS user and forgot your Instagram password, then it is pretty easy to get back your Instagram password because it saves the password of every app and website. There are two ways using which you can know your password on iOS. Let us discuss each method one after another.
The First Method
Step 1. In this method, first, you have to open the settings of your phone.
Step 2. Scroll down to password and accounts, and tap on it.
Step 3. Now, click on website and app passwords.
Step 4. You have to first enter your password. You can even use touch identity or face identity to unlock this.
Step 5. From the available websites and apps, search Instagram and tap on it.
Step 6. Here, you will find an Instagram password. Copy this password to your clipboard and head over to the Instagram app.
Step 7. Enter your username, phone number, or email address.
Step 8. Paste your password.
Step 9. Click on next.
The second method is easier in comparison to the first method. In this, you have to ask Siri for your Instagram password. After verification, you can know your password.
Through both the methods, you successfully log in to your account without resetting your password. In some cases, users forget to turn on password-saving features because of which they do a little more work of resetting passwords. If you’re one of those users, then read the next heading.
What To Do If You Have Not Saved Your Password
There are possibilities that you have not saved your password anywhere. In this case, you will have to create a new password. Follow the given steps on how you can create a new password when you forgot your password.
Step 1. Open your Instagram app.
Step 2. You will see the option of logging in or signing up.
Step 3. Tap on login.
Step 4. You will find a forgotten password written somewhere.
Step 5. Click on the forgot password.
Step 6. Enter your username or email address or phone number. But remember whatever detail you are giving is linked to your Instagram account.
Step 7. Click on next.
Step 8. If you have linked your Instagram account with your Facebook account then you can log in through it. Otherwise, select the next option.
Step 9. You will receive a link to the details you have provided to Instagram. You will receive a link either in your email or as an SMS.
Step 10. Click on this link. It will redirect you to a page where Instagram will ask you to change your password.
Step 11. Enter the new password and click on next.
Step 12. You have successfully created your new password.
Step 13. Now, close this website and go back to the Instagram app.
Step 14. Enter your username and newly created password.
Step 15. You will successfully log in to your account.
In this article. We have seen you can know your Instagram password if you forgot it. We also saw how you can change your password. Changing passwords is very easy if one only remembers his or her phone number or email address with which he or she has logged in.