How to protect Instagram accounts
You have noticed that something is wrong with your social profile. For example, you are having difficulty logging in. Today we will explain specifically how to protect Instagram accounts by following some simple tips that you will find in the next lines.
If you have received an email by Instagram of an email address change, you may be able to undo it using the restore option in the same message.
How to protect an Instagram account if you still have the ability to log in
If your Instagram profile was hacked by a hacker but you still have ra the ability to access it, then you can change your password or send a password reset email, revoke access to any suspicious third-party app and enable two-factor authentication for greater security.
In the first case, we recommend that you use a more complex password that can be changed very easily through the Settings of the social network.
On both Android and iOS, open the app, press on the little man at the bottom right and then tap on the 3 dashes at the top right or swipe from the right edge to the left edge. Once this is done, press on Settings at the bottom right and then choose Security . Through the proposed screen, tap on Password and fill in the fields Password current , New password and Repeat the new password with the right information. Remember to click on Save / ✓ to confirm the change.
From Instagram Web , on the other hand, you can change the access key to your profile in a very simple using the Change Password page. Simply fill in the proposed fields and click on the Change password button to confirm.
Many of you surely do not know this but Instagram makes two-factor authentication . With this feature enabled, every time you access the social network from an unknown device, you will be asked to enter a security code received via SMS or using an authenticator app (e.g. Google Authenticator ), as well as the username and password of course. For more information, we recommend that you refer to the guide listed below.
How to protect an Instagram account: other tips
In addition to the information provided in the previous lines, we also recommend that you log out of Instagram every time you use a computer, smartphone, tablet or other device that you share with other people or alternatively make sure you do not check the Remember me box so as not to save your login credentials . If you use a browser, for example, you can use incognito mode .
In addition to this, never give your password to people you don’t know or trust. The third and final suggestion is to pay more attention to the Instagram profiles you follow.
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