If you are an active Instagram user, you might spend considerable time on it. You are likely using Instagram on desktop and mobile devices, and you may have also logged into your Instagram account on your friend’s PC or laptop.

Although Instagram doesn’t limit users to connect devices, sometimes we forget to hit the logout button after using the social media site. So, if you are wondering whether you logged out of your Instagram account from another device, here’s how to check and remove it.

Check & Remove Instagram Login Devices

1. Open your favorite web browser and log in with your Instagram account.

2. Now, click on the Profile button, as shown below.

click on the Profile button

3. From the profile option, click on Settings.

click on Settings

4. On the left pane, click on the Login Activity section, as shown below.

Login Activity

5. Now, you can see all the locations where you are logged in. The Active Now status indicates that the device is logged into your Instagram account.

Active Now status

6. To end the sessions, click the drop-down arrow behind the location, as shown below.

click on the drop-down arrow

7. Next, click on the Log Out button as shown below.

click on the Log Out button

8. You will now see a confirmation prompt and an option to change the password. If you feel your account is hacked or accessed by an unknown user, you can change the password.

change the password

How to Check and Remove Instagram Login Devices from Mobile

If you use the mobile app of Instagram, you need to follow these steps to find and remove all logged-in devices. Here’s what you need to do.

1. First, open Instagram and tap on your profile picture at the bottom-right corner.

profile picture


2. On the profile screen, tap on the hamburger menu at the top-left corner.

hamburger menu

3. From the list of options that appears, select Settings.


4. On Settings, tap on Security.


5. Next, on the Security screen, tap on the Login activity.

Login activity

6. You will find all login activity on the next screen.

7. Tap on three dots beside the unknown active session and select Log out

Log out

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if my Instagram account is hacked?

If your Instagram account is compromised, you will see clear signs. Frequent logouts, random follows, etc., are prominent signs. If you suspect your account is compromised, you should immediately change your password.

How Often Should I change my Instagram account password?

It’s a good security practice to change account passwords every three months. For Instagram, you should immediately change the password if you see a prompt.

How to fully secure my Instagram account?

Instagram provides a few useful features to safeguard your account. You can change the password, enable two-factor authentication, enable login prompts, etc.

Does Changing the Instagram Password log out everyone?

Yes, changing the Instagram password will log out all active devices expect the one used to change the password. It’s one of the best way to remove all logged in devices.

This is how you can remotely log out from the Instagram desktop app. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also. If you have any doubts, let us know in the comment box below.


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