How to protect your Instagram account from hacking

How to protect your Instagram account from hacking

Updated – November 11, 2019

If you value your data, we recommend protecting your account Instagram from hacking.

Let’s look at 5 recommendations that you can use easily forget forever about security issues.

How to protect your Instagram account from hacking

  1. Password is complicated.

The first step is to set a complex password to enter account

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Tap “Password”, enter your current password, then two times – new. Подтвердите действия How to protect your Instagram account from hackingHow to protect your Instagram account from hacking.

Tip: create a complex, random (random) password consisting of of letters and numbers (e.g. K24jgr17).

  1. Two-factor authentication.

The most reliable way to protect your account is to enable two-factor authentication.

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Tap Two-Factor Authentication and select one of ways of protection.

Now for authorization in your account from unknown sources (another phone, ip-address) you will need to enter a special code, sent to your phone.

  1. Snap to Facebook.

Be sure to link your Instagram account to Facebook.

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Tap “Linked Accounts”, select “Facebook” and enter data from your account on Facebook (if there is no page – create in a couple minutes).

After linking, you can easily enter Instagram through Facebook, even if you forgot your account password.

  1. Current email.

Be sure to include the current e-mail address in your account.

To change your mail go to your profile and tap “Edit profile”.

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Using e-mail you can restore access to your account if forgot your password or no access to the phone.

  1. Accessible applications.

Check which apps and sites have access to your account (they can, without your knowledge, perform various actions).

To do this, in the web version (not the application), open your profile and next to the avatar, click “Edit Profile”.

Open the “Applications with authorized access” tab and delete access to suspicious applications and sites.

Be careful when clicking on the links.

Very often, attackers send links to email to restore your account on Instagram.

Users follow the links and get to the site, disguised as Instagram, where they enter their data and send their intruders.

Check who sends you letters, the correct email address is mail.instagram.com (site – instagram.com).

Video tutorial on how to protect your account Instagram from hacking.

James Walls

Social Media Specialist & Influencer.

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