How to Remove Limits on Instagram


Here’s how to turn off Limits on Instagram and a quick rundown on how the feature works.

How to Remove Limits on Instagram

Instagram is one of the world’s most popular social media apps, and it’s a great place to share photos with friends and followers. However, sometimes unwanted attention can negatively impact the Instagram experience. To combat that, Instagram has a feature known as Limits. If you enabled this feature at one point, you might wonder how to turn it off. Here’s how to remove limits on Instagram.

What are Limits on Instagram?

Limits is an Instagram feature that automatically hides comments and DM requests from people who do not follow you or have only recently followed you. The feature enables creators, public figures, and other popular Instagram users to reduce the number of unwanted comments and messages they receive.

Learn more about Instagram Limits here.

How to Remove Limits on Instagram

To remove Limits on Instagram:

  1. Open the Instagram app on your mobile device.
  2. Tap on your profile icon at the bottom right corner.
  3. Tap on the three lines at the top right corner and go to Settings.
  4. Select the Privacy option and tap on Limits.
  5. Tap the ‘Turn Off‘ button to remove Limits from Instagram.

Follow the steps above to remove Limits on Instagram. You can also adjust the settings and limit accounts that aren’t following you to reduce spam or fake content created to harass you. 

Additionally, you can limit recent followers, which are accounts that started following you within the last week. You can select a timeframe to limit people for, as well, if you only want to turn the setting on for a week or a few days.

Turning off limits can help you gain more exposure by allowing anyone to comment, interact with your posts, and DM you. You can always go back into the options anytime to turn limits back on.

For more guides and walkthroughs, check out our Instagram Section.