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My uncle passed and my grandmother wants access to his pics on Instagram but his page is private. Is there any way I can gain access? I have visited many sites and have tried every hacking site known. I just need help to view his photos for my grandmother.

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Have you contacted Instagram? I'm not sure what their policy is regarding deceased users. For what it's worth, this is why we all need to have a plan for our electronic selves. – Al E. Sep 9 '13 at 1:19

Per their policy, you can’t get login access to the account. However, you could try and ask for an archive of the photos.


In the event of the death of an Instagram User, please contact us. We will usually conduct our communication via email; should we require any other information, we will contact you at the email address you have provided in your request.


How do I report a deceased person's account on Instagram?

It is our policy to remove the account of a deceased person from Instagram. To protect the privacy of people on Instagram, we are unable to provide anyone with login information to an account.

When you submit a report of a deceased person, we require proof of death such as a death certificate or obituary.


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