Exit Click to leave site immediately

Guide to securing your Instagram account

If technology is being used against you, use this website to secure your tech. Learn about technology-facilitated abuse.

Note that depending on your devices/updates, the steps below may vary.


Remember, depending on whether or not you are living with the person who is harming you, you may choose to take different steps. Control and coercion make some of these steps impossible or not safe. Read these cautions before taking action.

Secure your tech

Instagram security guide

Step 1: Review login activity
Step 2: Review your contact information
Step 3: Change your password
Step 4: Set-up two-factor authentication
Step 5: Turn off location services
Step 6: Block or remove people
Step 7: Check privacy settings
Step 8: Check linked apps and accounts

Tech safety tool

Secure your tech through our interactive tool. Click below to access videos in four languages.

Tech safety tool

Supporting survivors

Learn about how to support someone experiencing technology-facilitated abuse.

Supporting survivors

Learn about tech

Visit this Glossary to learn more about technology.

Use our Glossary