Won't Worry IF You Forgot Instagram Password

So, what to do when you lost your Instagram password? Reset it is always a good choice for you whether you forgot Instagram password or your password was changed accidentally. Instagram offers a good service to help you reset your password when you forgot it. No matter when and where you are, you can change your password on website or app. Here we provide detailed steps to help you reset your password on website and app.

Part 1: Forgot Instagram Password? Reset It on Website

You can follow the steps below to reset your password on website if you forgot Instagram password.

Step 1: Visit Instagram website through any browser.

Step 2: You will see a page like the picture below. Then click "Forgot password?".

visit instagram website to reset instagram password

Step 3: Type the phone number, username or email you linked to your Instagram account when you set up it.

Step 4: Click "Send Login Link". Then Instagram will send you a password reset link to your email address or your phone.

click send login link

Step 5: Open the email or the message Instagram sent to you. Open the password reset link, in message it often contains https://ig.me/.

open password reset link in email open password reset link in message

Step 6: Type your new password at least 6 characters long and confirm. Last click "Reset Password".

type new password

Now, you can log in your Instagram with your new password!

Tips: What can you do when you forgot your password but logged in?

There may be someone asked what I should do if I forgot my Instagram password but I'm logged in. Here is the solution.

Step 1: Click your profile photo and choose "Settings" in the menu.

click settings in the menu

Step 2: Choose "Change Password" in settings and click "Forgot Password?" in blue.

click forgot password

Then you can follow the steps we have introduced before to reset your password.

Part 2: Forgot Instagram Password? Reset It on App

Reset your Instagram password on APP is as easy as that on website. We will take iPhone as an example.

Step 1: Open your Instagram on your device. Tap “Log in”.

tap log in

Step 2: Click “Forgot password?”.

click forgot password

Step 3: Select "Send an Email" and Instagram will send you a link to help you log in or reset your password.

select send an email

Note: You can also select "Send an SMS" and then log in with confirmation code that Instagram sent you if you forgot Instagram password and email.

Step 4: Click "reset your Instagram password" in blue.

click reset your instagram password

Note: You can select to log in as your account and saved password.

Step 5: Type your new password at least 6 characters long twice and click "Reset Password"

type new password

Now, you can log in with your new password!

Read Also: How to Find Your Instagram Password - An Ultimate Guide in 2020

Part 3: FAQs about forgetting Instagram Password

Q1: How can I reset password if I forgot my Instagram password and used a fake email?

Sorry to say it is impossible. If you can't have access to the email, Instagram will not support you to change the password.

Q2: How can I sign up for Instagram without email or phone number?

You can sign up with your Facebook account. Just tap "Log in with Facebook" at the bottom of the log-in page.

Q3: Why can't I reset my password on Instagram?

  • 1. Try to request a new password reset email.
  • 2. Ensure you chose "reset your Instagram password".

Read Also: How to Find My Facebook Account Password Back

Bonus Tips: Find Your Forgotten Instagram Password with iOS Password Manager

If you forgot Instagram password and have fortunately logged in on your iDevice, I sincerely recommend this amazing software PassFab iOS Password Manager to you. This remarkable tool has 7 wonderful features:

  • Find Wi-Fi password

    If you forgot Wi-Fi password that you have linked, this software will easily show you.

  • Regain website & app password

    With this password manager, you can easily recover your website and App login information in iPhone or iPad.

  • Display email account password

    Lost access to your email? Don’t worry, iOS password manager will show you your email account and password in your iPhone or iPad.

  • View Apple ID and password

    Hard to remember your Apple ID or password? This program does well in viewing Apple ID and passwords in your iPhone or iPad.

  • Show credit card information

    It is not a problem for this tool to list your credit card information, like card number and expiration date.

  • Retrieve screen time passcode

    With this tool, you can simply get your screen time passcode back just by one click.

  • Export passwords to .csv

    Worry to lose your passwords again? It can export your passwords to .csv in a second.

Now, you have no need to worry that forgot Instagram password and email. Just follow these simple steps to find your passwords and email back.

Step 1: Download and install iOS Password Manager to your computer. Launch the program.

Step 2: Connect your iDevice to the computer.

connect your idevice to the computer

Note: If this is your first time to connect your device to the computer, tap "Trust" button. And you need to enter your password to unlock your device if there is a screen lock.

Step 3: Click "Start Scan" button to start.

click start button

Step 4: Find your passwords successfully, and you can choose to export them to .csv file.

find password successfully

Final Words

In this article, we offer two ways to help you reset your password if you forgot Instagram password. At last we recommend you the best password manager for iOS users. In a word, I hope this article is useful to you!

Updated on / Posted by Andy Samuel to Password Tips / Follow @Andy Samuel

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