Instagram is one of the legendary social media apps. Today, more than half of the world’s population is using this app. Common man to celebrities everyone has an account on Instagram. There have been many times that hackers have tried to hack the existing account on Instagram. In such a situation, the question now arises of how to keep your Instagram account secure. Today we are going to give you some tips here, with the help of which you will be able to keep your account safe.
To protect the account, you should keep the two-factor authentication active. This gives double protection to your account. It provides security to your account even when someone is aware of your password. This way only you can access your account. Two-factor authentication can be done by code sent by SMS or by third-party applications (such as Duo Mobile or Google Authenticator).
To keep your account secure, set a strong password, which is made up of at least six letters, digits and special symbols. By doing this, no one will be able to crack your password.
You should revoke access granted to any third-party application. They can access your login information. By doing this your Instagram account will be protected.
Instagram does not directly communicate with any user. Instagram interacts with the user through Email. If you want to get access to the app without password or if the account gets hacked. It always confirms by sending an email if the user changes the password, user id, mobile number or e-mail id.
A great feature of Instagram
Instagram launched Vanish Mode in December 2020. This feature works like a disappearing feature of WhatsApp. Messages sent in Vanish Mode will be automatically deleted.
Also, users will not be able to forward messages sent in Vanish mode by forwarding and quoting them. With this, users will also not get chat history in Vanish mode. Apart from this, if a user takes a screenshot of a message in Vanish mode, then the sender will get a notification.