If you’re trying to hide posts from someone on Instagram, there are a few things you can do. First, you can use the “hide from timeline” feature. Second, you can use a third-party app to help you keep your posts private. And lastly, you can just stop following that person altogether.
How to hide posts from someone on Instagram
Hiding someone’s posts on Instagram is a relatively simple process. To hide someone’s posts from your feed:
- Open the Instagram app and go to your feed.
- Find a post from the person you want to hide, and tap on the three dots in the top right corner of the post.
- Tap on “Hide from my feed.”
- Confirm that you want to hide the post by tapping “OK.”
Once you’ve hidden someone’s posts from your feed, their posts will no longer appear in your feed, and you will no longer receive notifications about their posts.
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How to block someone on Instagram
Launch the Instagram app on your iPhone or Android device and sign into your account, if necessary. Tap the profile icon in the bottom-right corner of the screen to go to your profile.
Tap thethree dots icon in the top-right corner of the screen.
Tap Block > Block [username] in the pop-up menu. If you can’t find the person you want to block in this menu, it’s likely that you’ve already blocked them.
Tap Block again in the pop-up menu.
How to report someone on Instagram
Instagram is supposed to be fun and safe, but sometimes people do things that make it uncomfortable or even scary for other users. If you see something on Instagram that makes you unhappy, you can report it.
You can report different kinds of abuse on Instagram:
- Nudity or pornography
- Bullying or harassment
- Hate speech or symbols
When you report something, your information isn’t shared with the person who posted it. We also don’t let the person who posted it know that you reported it.
How to limit someone’s activity on Instagram
It can be really tough when someone is constantly commenting on your photos or sending you messages on Instagram. If you’re dealing with this kind of situation, you might be wondering how to limit someone’s activity on Instagram.
Luckily, there is a way to do this! By blocking the person or reporting their comments, you can put a stop to the unwanted attention.
Here’s how to limit someone’s activity on Instagram:
- Block the person. This will prevent them from being able to view your photos, send you messages, or comment on your posts. To do this, go to the person’s profile and tap the three dots in the top right corner. Then, select “Block.”
- Report the person’s comments. If you don’t want to block the person but their comments are still bothering you, you can report them. To do this, go to the comment and tap the three dots in the top right corner. From there, select “Report.”
- Turn off comments for specific posts. If you don’t want anyone to be able to comment on a particular post, you can turn off comments altogether. To do this, go to your post and tap the three dots in the top right corner. Then, select “Turn Off Comments.”
- Limit who can tag you in photos. If you’re tired of people tagging you in photos without your permission, you can limit who can tag you by going into your privacy settings. To do this, go to your profile and tap the three dots in the top right corner. From there, select “Privacy and Security” and then scroll down to “Tags.” Here, you can choose whether everyone can tag you in photos or just people who you follow or are friends with.
How to delete someone on Instagram
Deleting someone on Instagram is easy:
- Find the profile you want to delete by tapping the search bar.
- Tap and hold on their profile picture.
- Select “Delete.”
- Confirm by tapping “Delete” again.
How to stop someone from messaging you on Instagram
If someone is sending you unwelcome or abusive messages on Instagram, you can block them so they can’t message you anymore. If someone is repeatedly sending you offensive messages or spam, you can report them.
You can also control who can message you in general. To do this:
- From your profile, tap .
- Tap Settings.
- Tap Privacy and security > Messages.
- Under Who can message me?, tap Everyone or People You Follow.
How to stop someone from following you on Instagram
If you don’t want someone to see your posts, you can block them. When you block someone:
- They won’t be able to find your profile, posts or story on Instagram.
- They won’t be able to send you Direct Messages. (but you’ll still have access to messages they sent before they were blocked)
- Any messages they sent you while they were following you will remain in your inbox.
To block someone:
- Go to their profile
- Tap ••• > Block > Block
- Tap Block again to confirm.
How to take a break from Instagram
If you need some time away from Instagram, you can temporarily disable your account. When you deactivate your account:
- Your profile, photos, videos, comments, likes and followers will be hidden until you reactivate it.
- We won’t delete your account because of inactivity.
- You can still log in and access your messages.
- If you deactivate your account, you can always reactive it later.