How To Control And Hide Your Privacy On Instagram

In this article, we will guide you that how to hide and control your privacy on Instagram. Many users are using the Instagram account to share your stories and life moments with your friends and families. But many users don’t want to show their family clicks and videos with all their friends.

Most of the users do not want to share their personal moments with all the followers. In that case, you need to change some settings in your Instagram account so that not every follower can see these posts. Instagram has provided many features that will help you to hide and control your privacy. Most of you don’t know about those features.

In this article, we will guide users about those features so that they can control their privacy. Below we will show you four main settings on Instagram that are important if you need to control your privacy.

1. Turn off your Online Status Privacy

Instagram display to the followers about the last time you went online by default. But most people are not comfortable to share their last seen status with all the followers. That’s why most of the users want to turn off this feature. To do that follow the steps that are given below:

  • Open Instagram and go to your Profile.
  • Go to the Settings by tapping the menu button available at the top right corner.Turn off your Online Status Privacy
  • Then click on PrivacyTurn off your Online Status Privacy
  • Now select Activity StatusTurn off your Online Status Privacy
  • At there, the Activity status is enabled, disable that toggle and your online status will be hidden from all the followers.Turn off your Online Status Privacy

2. Control the Comment’s Privacy

If you are getting any unnecessary comments on your posts then you need to block them by using this feature. Also with the help of this feature, users can allow only followers that can only post comments on your posts. To do that follow the steps given below:

  • Open Instagram and go to your Profile.
  • Click on the menu icon available at the top and click on the Settings.Control the Comment’s Privacy
  • Then go to the Privacy option.Control the Comment’s Privacy
  • From there click on the Comments.Control the Comment’s Privacy
  • Now tap on Block Comments fromControl the Comment’s Privacy
  • Here you can write the names of the followers whom you want to block.Control the Comment’s Privacy

3. Block Instagram from Archiving Stories

As you know that Instagram stores all of your stories that you upload on its server. This is how users can get memories from past years in the stories section because all of the stories are stores in the backhand server of Instagram. Most of you want to block Instagram to stores their stories in its server. In that case, follow the settings available below:

Go to your Profile and click on the Settings. This option will be found by clicking on the menu button available at the top right corner.Block Instagram from Archiving Stories

Then tap on PrivacyBlock Instagram from Archiving Stories

Now click on the Story optionBlock Instagram from Archiving Stories

The under Savings section, disable the toggle next to Save to Archive.Block Instagram from Archiving Stories

Share Contents With Close Friends/Followers

Most of the users only share their stories for some specific friends or followers on Instagram. In that case, users just only want these friends to see those stories. Instagram gives you that feature in which only the close friends of yours on Instagram can see your stories and other followers can’t. To do those settings, you need to follow the steps which are given below:

  • First of all, open the Instagram app and go to your profile.
  • Then click on the menu button available at the top right corner and click on the Close Friends option.Share Contents With Close Friends/Followers
  • After that click on the Get Started option select the close friends from the list. If you could not find any of your close friends on the list then search it by name on the search bar.Share Contents With Close Friends/Followers

We hope that this guide will help on how to control and hide your privacy on Instagram. If you want to ask any question then feel free to contact us in the comment section below.

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