This wikiHow teaches you how to log out of your Instagram mobile app on iPhone, iPad, or Android, as well as the limited Instagram site using a desktop browser.
- Open Instagram. Tap the Instagram app icon, which resembled a multicolored camera.
- Tap the profile icon . This person-shaped silhouette is in the lower-right corner of the screen.
- If you have multiple accounts logged in at once, you’ll instead tap your profile picture in the bottom-right corner.
- Open the Settings menu. Tap the gear icon (iPhone) or ⋮ (Android) in the top-right corner of the screen.
- Scroll all the way down and tap . It’s at the bottom of the menu.
- If you have multiple accounts logged in, you’ll see Log Out of [username] and Log Out of All Accounts here instead. Tap the option that best fits your needs.
- Tap or . When prompted, tap a password option. Tapping Remember will allow you to log back into your Instagram account without having to enter your password, while tapping Not Now will prevent your iPhone from remembering your login information.
- On Android, uncheck the “Remember my login info” box if you don’t want Instagram remembering your login information.
- If you aren’t prompted to select a “Remember” option, you can remove your login information after logging out.
- Tap when prompted. Doing so will log you out of the Instagram mobile app.
- On Android, tap Log Out in the bottom-right corner of the pop-up window.
- Remove your login info. If you want to prevent Instagram from logging you back into your account without login information, tap Remove below the Log In button, then tap Remove when prompted.
- If you have multiple accounts saved, tap Manage Accounts below the listed accounts, tap X to the right of the account, and tap Remove when prompted.
- Open Instagram. Go to https://www.instagram.com/ in your browser. This will open your Instagram home page.
- Click your profile icon . It’s in the top-right corner of the page.
- Click the Settings gear . You’ll see this option in the top-right side of the page. Doing so prompts a pop-up menu to appear.
- Click . It’s in the middle of the pop-up menu. This will immediately log you out of the Instagram site on your computer.
A new Pew survey is out, and it shows that teens are losing interest in Facebook. My daughters don’t have accounts and the younger one never bothered to sign up. Who can blame them? It’s no fun and the user interface has been hideous since the day it launched.
From Pew’s “Teens, Social Media & Technology” as reported by Fast Company:
Here are the platforms teens say they use the most in 2018:
YouTube: 85% of teens use the platform
None of the above: 3%
Compare that with the platforms teens said they used the most in 2015:
Google +: 33%
Two things: 1) Instagram is owned by Facebook, and anyone who has an Instagram account will be barraged with pleas to join Facebook. 2) I wonder if Snapchat adoption is declining. My kids said they don’t like it any more and their friends have all switched over to Instagram.
On the iPhone X, the home button is gone, along with the Touch ID sensor, but it offers a new form of biometrics: Face ID. This facial recognition works by using an infrared camera and dot projector to sense all of the small details of one’s face that cannot be replicated. In order to use Face ID, you have to set it up.
- Go to Settings > Face ID and Passcode.
- Create a passcode. You need a passcode to set up Face ID.
- It is recommended that you create a six-digit passcode or a password because it is more secure than a four-digit one.
- Tap “Set Up Face ID”. Your iPhone will pull up a circular camera frame.
- Complete the circle by turning your face, making sure that you continue looking at the camera.
- If you do not want to have attention features, then tap the “Accessibility Options” button. Then you will be prompted to complete a semicircle.
- Repeat the facial recognition step a second time to finish setting up Face ID.
- Test out Face ID by locking your device and looking at your phone’s camera. The more you use Face ID, the more it optimizes to recognize your face in all lighting conditions and all attire. However, if Face ID notices a major change (such as getting a haircut or sun tan, shaving a mustache or beard, or wearing glasses then removing glasses), then enter your passcode and reset Face ID.
- You can turn on or off attention features in Settings > General > Accessibility > Face ID.
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Last April, the Kremlin ordered a ban on the private messaging app Telegram, blocking millions of IP addresses that formed Amazon and Google’s clouds in order to prevent users from accessing the service; not only was it an ominous moment in the evolution of the internet as a system for oppressive control, it was also an object lesson in how internet concentration has made the internet more susceptible to censorship and control.
Have you tried turning it off and on again?
The FBI sent out an urgent bulletin advising anyone with a home or small office internet router to immediately turn it off and then turn it on again as a way to help stop the spread of a malware outbreak with origins in Russia.
Dolan Darker (YouTube) welcomes the world to the web of 2018.