If you simply want to disable your account you can do so by logging into your instagram account on the web opening your profile clicking edit profile on your page and selecting temporarily. From the popup tap on the yes button.
Your instagram account will now be disabled and.
How to deactivate your instagram temporarily. To temporarily deactivate the account follow the steps below. For a second time tap on the blue temporarily disable account button found at the bottom of the screen. Log into instagram via computer or a browser on your phone.
Instagram will ask you to confirm for the third time that you want to proceed. However it has greater rewards as you can disable instagram account and keep your sensitive information saved for later at the same time. After making the selection enter your password for instagram.
Taking action to temporarily deactivate instagram takes a bit of effort and carefulness. Either way if you choose to temporarily disable your instagram account your profile photos comments and likes will be hidden until you reactivate it by logging back in. This data contains your photos videos direct messages and more.
This means that all your photos comments and likes will be hidden. Once you re ready to get back to instagram you can reactivate the account and everything will be restored and visible.