One problem is the privacy of a private Instagram account may be easily leaked whenever it gets linked to Threads whose features and future are unknown yet. After all, Meta has been notorious for users’ privacy risk due to the Facebook data leak event.
Here comes the way: to create a temporary Instagram account with a second number. As such, you’ll be able to use Threads without worrying about privacy leaks via Instagram account linking.
Here’s a step-by-step guide to getting a second phone number without the need to get a second phone or SIM card.
Step 2. Create an account.
Step 3. Tap “Connect” – “Add a New Phone Number”. Select an area code and phone number.
Step 4. Pay for the number and you’ll be able to use it as your second number.
Then, you’ll be able to create an account on Instagram as your temporary account.
Step#1. Download and install Instagram on your device. Or Add an Account to your existing Instagram app.
Step#2. Click “Agree & Continue” to continue.
Step#3. Enter your telephone number and submit your captcha.
Step#4. Complete your Instagram profile and close your registration.
Now that you’ve got a temporary Instagram account that is safe, you can link it to Threads for your privacy protection.
Step 1. Download and install Threads on your phone.
Step 2. Open Threads and fill in your temporary Instagram account to finish registration. This process is quite easy and quick.