Hide Instagram posts from certain followers

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Hide Instagram posts from certain followers
Hide Instagram posts from certain followers
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although there is currently no way to hide your posts from certain followersHowever, there are settings you can change to hide your story from certain followers, limit which posts you see, and control whether your posts can be viewed by friends or everyone. You can mute certain followers, make your account private, or block a user profile. When you mute followers, you'll see fewer posts from them in your feed. By making your account private, users must send you a follow request in order to see your posts.

Steps

Method 1 of 4: Share your story with close friends on a mobile

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Step #1. Open the Instagram app

This is a pink icon with a white camera.

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Step 2. Enter your login details if you are not logged in automatically

If you don't have an account yet, you can create one by clicking Register. You only need to log in if you are not automatically logged in.

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Step 3. Tap on the profile icon

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in the bottom right corner.

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Step 4. Press the ☰ button at the top of the screen

A side menu will appear on the right side of the screen.

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Step 5. Hit the settings at the bottom of the side menu

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Step 6. Select Close Friends

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Step 7. Enter a friend's username and press Add next to the name

This will add that friend to your "Close Friends" list. You can work that list in the 'Your list' tab.

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Step 8. Take a photo or video of your story

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Step 9. Press Send To

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Step 10. Tap on Close Friends Only

This will only share your story with the friends you've added to your close friends list.

You can also choose specific users to share your photo or video with

Method 2 of 4: Temporarily mute followers on a mobile

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Step #1. Open the Instagram app

This is a pink icon with a white camera.

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Step 2. Enter your login details if you are not logged in automatically

If you don't have an account yet, you can create one by clicking Register. You only need to log in if you are not automatically logged in.

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Step 3. Tap on the followers you want to hide

You search for users via the search function or by clicking on a username.

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Step 4. Press the … button at the top of the screen

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Step 5. Press Mute

You can either 'mute messages', 'mute story' or 'mute messages and story'. By muting a user, their posts or story will no longer appear in your feed. The user won't know you muted them and you can still view those users' posts on their profile page.

Method 3 of 4: Make your account private on desktop or mobile

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Step #1. Open the Instagram app

This is a pink icon with a white camera.

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Step 2. Enter your login details

If you don't have an account yet, create one by clicking Register.

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Step 3. Click the user profile icon in the bottom right corner

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Step 4. Click the ☰ button at the top right of the screen

A side menu will appear on the right side of the screen. Skip this step if you are using a computer.

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Step 5. Click on the settings at the bottom of the side menu

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Step 6. Select Privacy & Security

This is the fifth option in the settings menu.

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Step 7. Click on Account Privacy

This is at the top of the menu.

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Step 8. Next to 'Private account', press

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Now followers have to request to be able to follow you.

Method 4 of 4: Block a user from your Instagram on desktop or mobile

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Step #1. Open the Instagram app

This is a pink icon with a white camera.

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Step 2. Enter your login details

If you don't have an account yet, create one by clicking Register.

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Step 3. Click on the followers you want to hide your Instagram posts from

You can find users using the search function or by clicking a name in your feed.

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Step 4. Click on the… button

This is located at the top right of the screen.

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Step 5. Click on Block

This will block your profile, posts, and stories from this user.

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