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How To Protect Your Instagram Account From Hackers

As we all know Instagram is the most popular social media. Instagram is the top 6th social media application. Currently, more than 1 billion people using Instagram. Instagram used to share images, videos. Also, you can send and receive messages. You can reach your old friends by searching for the names. Also, by using Instagram you can get daily updates, by following the particular pages on Instagram. Other than all the applications of using Instagram, Chances are there of hacking your account. For that, you need to protect or secure your account from hacking. To prevent hacking first thing you need to set a strong password, if you have done this also sometimes others may hack your account. Therefore it is very necessary to protect your Instagram account. The following section will let you know about How To Protect Your Instagram Account From Hackers.

Steps To Protect Your Instagram Account From Hackers

This can be achieved by enabling the Two-Factor Authentication option on Instagram. The main benefit of this is that, every time while logging into your account, it will send a security code to your mobile number which you have given while opening the Instagram account. If anyone is trying to log in to your account, they need to enter the security code, Security codes are sent to your registered mobile number only so that it is not possible to hack your account if you have enabled the option. To secure your account follow the below steps.

1. Open your Instagram on your SmartPhone.

2. Click on your profile icon, which is available on the bottom right corner of the screen.

3. Your Instagram account will get open. Then click on the three Horizontal lines available on the top right corner of the page.

4. Then click on settings, followed by security.

Protect Your Instagram Account From Hackers

5.  Next you will be able to see many options, click on the Two-Factor Authentication.

Protect Your Instagram Account From Hackers

6. Then you will be able to see that, Add extra security to your account, click on Get Started.

Protect Your Instagram Account From Hackers

7. Then it will say you choose your security method. Two options are there for you, Authentication app and Text Message.

Protect Your Instagram Account From Hackers

8. Enable Text Message, It will send you 6 digit code to your mobile number which is linked to your Instagram account. enter the code and click on Next.

9. Finally it will show you that, Two-Factor Authentication is on, click on done.

Protect Your Instagram Account From Hackers

10. Now you will be able to see recovery codes, if you want you can take screenshots and keep them safe.

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