How to Recover Your Instagram Account Without Email or Phone Number

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Written by: Alex Popa

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How to Recover Your Instagram Account Without Email or Phone Number

Forgetting passwords is something we all do. If you forgot your Instagram password, it should be easy to reset it.

Sure, if you have access to your email and phone number.

If you don’t, the process becomes a bit more difficult. But not impossible.

You’ll need to contact Instagram support and ask them to verify your identity.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to do that and recover your Instagram account without an email or phone number.

Recover Your Instagram Account Without Email or Phone Number:

  1. Open Instagram and tap on “Forgotten Password?”
  2. Enter your Username and tap on “Need More Help?”
  3. Select “Try another way”
  4. Complete the support form

Read below to find out how!

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How to Recover Your Instagram Account Without Email or Phone Number

How Can You Recover Your IG Account Without an Email or Phone Number?

In short, you should contact Instagram support and ask them for help.

The “Get more help?” page is where you need to go.

Find the “Request Support” form, complete it, send it, and wait for a reply from Instagram.

They’ll require you to take a selfie holding a piece of paper with a handwritten code.

That should solve your problem.

Follow the steps below to do this:

1. Open Instagram and tap on “Forgotten Password?”

Open Instagram and tap on “Forgotten Password?”
Open Instagram and tap on “Forgotten Password?”

You don’t know your password, so you need to reset it.

Start by tapping “Forgotten Password on the main login screen on Instagram.

2. Enter your Username and tap on “Need More Help?”

Enter your Username and tap on “Need More Help?”
Enter your Username and tap on “Need More Help?”

You should know your username, at least.

Enter it in the appropriate field, and then tap on “Need more help?” at the bottom.

3. Select “Try another way”

Select “Try another way”
Select “Try another way”

This next window will try to recover your password through email or phone.

But you don’t know either of them.

So, select “Try another way” at the bottom.

4. Complete the support form

Complete the support form
Complete the support form

You’ll be redirected to the support forum. They’ll ask for a contact email address and more details on your problem.

Tell them you’re trying to recover a personal account with photos of you and that you can’t log in to the email on your account.

In the last field, describe your issue in a few words. Tell them you can’t access your email and phone number and that you want to reset your Instagram password.

Requesting Instagram support
Requesting Instagram support

After you’re done, tap “Request Support” at the bottom.

Now you need to wait for Instagram to reply to your support request.

They’ll send you an email with instructions on how to proceed.

You’ll need to send them a selfie of yourself holding a paper with a handwritten code.

In 24-48 hours, Instagram will send you a link to reset your password. Follow the instructions in the email to regain access to your Instagram account!

Conclusion

Recovering your Instagram account with to email or phone number is difficult.

It takes more time than resetting your password with your email.

You need to contact support, wait for them to reply, send them a selfie, and wait some more.

After you get your account back, remember your email address and phone number.

Forgetting your password is not a big deal as long as you control your email address and phone number.

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Alex Popa

My name is Alex and I have a knack for social media in all its shapes and forms. I’ve dealt with such things for quite some time and I noticed that many people have issues with social media and technicalities.

Unforeseen errors, bugs, and other problems make their use of social media problematic. These things will be discussed amply in the guides on Whizcase.

I'll present the facts as they are, and offer quick and easy solutions for them.

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