Sharing your personal information can be for a variety of reasons: You want to get in touch with a colleague after work, or you have been involved in a car accident and need to stay in touch with the other driver. Unfortunately, spending information can be the key to others to find your social media accounts like Instagram, whether or not this should happen.
Anyone who has your phone number in their contacts or added you on Facebook can find your Instagram account, especially if they want to track you. All they have to do is go to their Instagram account and go to their Find Friends page. There you will find all the accounts associated with the phone numbers stored in their contacts. This can mean your account. If you want to keep your profile confidential, consider the following:
: Remove Your Instagram Phone Number
The first and most important tip is to remove your phone number from your Instagram account. When you create an account, you'll be asked to enter a phone number to add contacts from your phone to Instagram. By removing your phone number from your Instagram account, you prevent your account from appearing in Find Friends under Contacts . However, before you can remove your phone number from Instagram, you must 1) have attached a confirmed email to your account and 2) the two-factor authentication is not enabled.
To add a verified email to your Instagram, tap your profile icon at the bottom right, go to "Edit Profile" and attach an email to Private Information . You will then receive an email confirming your account.
Next, you'll need to turn off phone-based two-factor authentication (2FA) if enabled. If it is already disabled, skip the next paragraph and follow the instructions to remove the phone number.
To disable 2FA in your Instagram profile, tap your profile icon in the bottom right corner, tap the three-dash menu and tap Settings, go to Privacy & Security, and tap "Two Factor Authentication" (if this option is not displayed, 2FA is already disabled). In the Two-Factor Authentication menu, tap the toggle next to "Text Message" to disable it. You can leave the Authentication App option turned on if you want to continue using 2FA with apps like Google Authenticator and Authy.
Now you can remove your phone number. To do so, tap on your profile icon in the bottom right corner, tap "Edit profile" and remove your phone number at Private Information .
If your phone number is removed, your account should no longer be under Contacts can be viewed in ] Find friends on the phones of others. In the screenshots below you can see that the Instagram account is displayed under Contacts when the phone number is linked (left) and it disappeared when the phone number is removed (right) ,  How to Prevent People from Using Your Contact Information to Find Your Instagram Account ” width=”532″ height=”532″ style=”max-width:532px;height:auto;”/>