At present, if you wish to delete your Threads App account, you’ll also have to delete your Instagram account. The reason behind this is that Threads is a standalone app that is connected to your Instagram account. Consequently, deleting Threads will result in the removal of your Threads profile and data from Instagram’s servers.
To proceed with the deletion of your Threads account and your Instagram account, kindly follow these steps:
Open the Instagram app.
Tap on your profile picture located in the top right corner of the screen.
Locate the Settings icon (three horizontal lines) positioned in the bottom right corner of the screen.
Tap on “Account.”
Select “Delete Account.”
Enter your password and confirm the deletion by tapping on “Delete Account” once again.
By following these steps, your Instagram account will be successfully deleted, and as a consequence, your Threads account will also be removed.
Meta, the developer of Threads App, has expressed their commitment to developing a solution that allows users to delete their Threads accounts without affecting their Instagram accounts. However, an estimated time of arrival (ETA) for this feature has not been provided yet.
In the meantime, if you want to delete your Threads App account while keeping your Instagram account intact, you have the option to deactivate your Threads account. Deactivating your Threads account will effectively hide your profile and content from being visible on Threads. Additionally, you can delete individual posts from your Threads account. However, it’s important to note that your Threads profile and data will still be retained on Instagram’s servers.
To deactivate your Threads account, follow these simple steps:
Launch the Threads app.
Tap on your profile picture located in the top left corner of the screen.
Access the “Settings” section.
Choose “Deactivate Account.”
Enter your password and confirm the deactivation by tapping on “Deactivate Account” once more.
Following these steps will deactivate your Threads account, ensuring that your profile and content remain hidden from view. Should you wish to reactivate your Threads account at any point, you can simply log back into the app.
I hope these instructions help you manage your Threads and Instagram accounts effectively. Should you require any further assistance, feel free to reach out.