If you suspect that someone has entered your account, we tell you how you can find out. It can be someone you know or a hacker who has exploited some vulnerability to access it.
Check the devices that have used your account
The best way to know if someone other than you has accessed your account is to check the devices that have open your Instagram session, something for which you will not need third-party tools that more than help you can even harm you. Ignore apps that promise to give you miraculous information, and follow these steps:
- Enter the app
- Go to your Profile, which is the image on the bottom right
- Select the 3 stripes at the top right, in Settings
- Click on Security
- Tap on the Login Activity option
- Check all account logins
there you will see when were the accessesand more than looking at the specific days in case you suspect that someone has used the service when you have not, what you have to check is the device from which you have logged in.
If there are any that you don’t know or don’t have, it’s likely that someone entered without your permission. Taking advantage of the fact that you have access to this information, you can remove access to this device. Of course, be careful that it is not yours and you do not recognize it. Also change the password and activate the identification in 2 steps. In case of doubt, it is important that you change the password to access the service or any site from which you can enter, such as Facebook.
An important fact is that if you connect with WiFi the location will not be accurate, so you must compare this information with the device with which it was entered and the specific date. If there is something that does not fit you can start to suspect.
if you see any activity you don’t recognize For some reason, such as a day when, surely, you have not contacted us, even if everything else fits, it may be that someone has taken advantage of the fact that you have left your mobile handy to spy on you.
Check your account activity
Another check you can do is your account activity to make sure no one has accessed and interacted with your account. Seeing it is much easier than you imagine and you will arrive quickly.
- Go to your Account
- Instead of settings, scroll down to Your activity
- Click on this option and see the information that interests you
In the Your activity sectionyou will find several options, being especially interesting that you look at the daily weather, the interactions, the recent searches, the links visited or anything that makes you discover that someone has really used your account, both with your mobile and with another.