Your Threads profile and Instagram account are closely linked together. Your Instagram profile even has a shortcut that links users to your Threads profile. However, if you’re trying to stay discreet, you can always remove this shortcut. In this article, we show you how to remove the Threads shortcut from your Instagram account.
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Here’s how you can remove the Threads icon from your Instagram account
Step 1: Launch the Instagram app on your smartphone and the profile icon at the bottom right corner of the screen.
Step 2: Select Edit Profile.
Step 3: Switch off the toggle bar for Show Threads shortcut.
Step 4: Tap the tick icon at the top right corner of the screen.
Frequently Asked Questions? (FAQs)
How do I remove the Threads icon on my Instagram profile?
To remove the Threads shortcut from your Instagram profile, go to Edit Profile and switch off the toggle bar for ‘Show Threads shortcut’.
Can I join Threads without using my Instagram account?
You can use a burner Instagram account created using a temporary email to make a Threads profile that isn’t linked to your personal Insta handle. Read this article for more details.
Can I find my Instagram contacts on your Threads?
Threads allows you to follow all the people you follow on Instagram in one place. Go to Profile>Menu>Follow and invite friends>Follow accounts from Instagram to find your Instagram friends on Threads.
This is how you can remove the Threads shortcut from your Instagram account. Your Threads profile also has a shortcut that links to your Instagram account. However, as of now, there is no way of removing the Instagram icon from your Threads profile.
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