How To Delete Or Deactivate Threads Account (Without Deleting IG)

Are you looking for a way to delete or deactivate your Threads account without harming your Instagram account? Then this guide has the solution for you.

As you may know by now, you cannot log into a Threads account without an Instagram account. This in turn worries users if they will lose their IG account when they delete or deactivate their Threads account. But for now, let’s look at how this can be done and gain clarity on whether or not this will delete your Instagram id.

How to Delete or Deactivate Threads Account

To Deactivate Threads Account

how to deactivate threads account

  1. Go to your profile in the Threads App.
  2. In the top right corner, you will find two lines next to the IG logo.
  3. Tap on the two lines, then go to Account.
  4. Select Deactivate profile option.
  5. Then confirm Deactivate Threads Profile.

Below that it is written that it will not affect your Instagram account, which means that deactivating Threads account will not deactivate your IG account or affect it in any way.

To Delete Threads Account

how to delete threads account

  1. On your Threads app, go to profile.
  2. There you will find two lines on the top right corner of the screen.
  3. Go to Account and tap on Other account settings.
  4. It will take you to the Meta Accounts Centre.
  5. Below payments tap on “See more in the Accounts Centre”.
  6. Then go to Personal details.
  7. In the end, you will find Account ownership and control.
  8. Once you tap on it, you will get the Deactivation or deletion option.
  9. Select the account you want to delete and press the Delete account option.
  10. Choose the reason for deletion and re-enter your password and press continue.
  11. Confirm the permanent deletion of your account.

Doing this will permanently, not only delete your Threads account but also your Instagram account. So be careful before doing so. The only explanation for this is that your threads account is linked to your Instagram account. Your account gets deleted in the next 30 days so there might be a chance you could retrieve it before that’s done.

This was all on how to delete or deactivate your Threads account along with answering your query. If you found this article helpful you can also check out how to add multiple accounts on Threads.