See who viewed your Instagram story on PC or Mac: 10 steps (with images)

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See who viewed your Instagram story on PC or Mac: 10 steps (with images)
See who viewed your Instagram story on PC or Mac: 10 steps (with images)
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This wikiHow teaches you how to find out who has seen your Instagram story when using a computer. While the 'Seen' feature is no longer available on Instagram's website, you can use the Android version of Instagram on a free emulator like BlueStacks.

Steps

Tell Who Has Viewed Your Instagram Story on PC or Mac Step 1

Step 1. Install the latest version of BlueStacks

BlueStacks is a free Android emulator that lets you use Instagram (and other Android compatible apps) on Windows. This is how you can install it:

  • Go to https://www.bluestacks.com in a web browser.
  • Press the button Download BlueStacks (version number).
  • click on To download top of the page.
  • Select the folder Downloads (or any other folder you wish), click on Save and wait for the installer to download.
  • If you're using Windows, open the folder Downloads, double click on the file that starts with 'BlueStacks-Installer' and follow the on-screen instructions to install.
  • If you are using MacOS, open the folder Downloads, double click the file with the word 'BlueStacks' ending with '.dmg', click to install and follow the on-screen instructions to install.
Tell Who Has Viewed Your Instagram Story on PC or Mac Step 2

Step #2. Open Bluestacks

If the app didn't start automatically, you can open it as follows:

  • Windows:

    Click the circle or magnifying glass next to the Start menu, type bluestacks, then click BlueStacks App Player.

  • macOS:

    Open the folder Applications and double click BlueStacks.

Tell Who Has Viewed Your Instagram Story on PC or Mac Step 3

Step 3. Sign in to your Google account

Since this is a virtual Android tablet, you will need to set this up with your Google/Gmail account as if you were setting up a real tablet. Follow the on-screen instructions to log in and set your preferences.

Tell Who Has Viewed Your Instagram Story on PC or Mac Step 4

Step 4. Type instagram in the search bar and click on the magnifying glass

The search field and magnifying glass are in the top right corner. Instagram will emerge as one of the results.

Tell Who Has Viewed Your Instagram Story on PC or Mac Step 5

Step 5. Click Install on the Instagram tile

This will open the Instagram page in the Google Play Store.

Tell Who Has Viewed Your Instagram Story on PC or Mac Step 6

Step 6. Click Install

It's the green button in the top right corner. When the installation is complete, the 'INSTALL' button will change to 'OPEN'.

Tell Who Has Viewed Your Instagram Story on PC or Mac Step 7

Step 7. Open Instagram in BlueStacks

click on TO OPEN to do this from the Play Store if you are still on that screen. Otherwise click My apps in the top left corner of BlueStacks and then click the icon Instagram (a pink, orange, and yellow camera icon).

Tell Who Has Viewed Your Instagram Story on PC or Mac Step 8

Step 8. Log in to your Instagram account

click on Login, enter your login details and then click To register. After logging in, you'll see the standard mobile version of your Instagram feed.

  • If your Instagram account is connected to your Facebook account, click Login with Facebook under the username and password fields and follow the on-screen instructions to sign in.
Tell Who Has Viewed Your Instagram Story on PC or Mac Step 9

Step 9. Click on Your Story

It's the first circle in the top left corner of the screen with your profile picture in it. Plays the first photo or video in the story.

Tell Who Has Viewed Your Instagram Story on PC or Mac Step 10

Step 10. Swipe up on the photo or video

If you have a touchscreen display, use your finger like you would on a phone or tablet. If not, click your mouse on the photo and drag the cursor up to make a swipe. The usernames of people who have seen this part of your story now appear in the lower half of the screen.

  • Each photo and/or video in your story has its own viewer list. To see who viewed the next piece of your story, go to the next photo or video and swipe up to see the list.
  • To use Instagram on your Mac or PC in the future, open BlueStacks, click My apps and then click Instagram.

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