How to Mute Someone on Instagram


Hate a person’s IG posts? Looking for a quick and easy way to mute someone on Instagram? Just follow these simple steps!

How to Mute Someone on Instagram

If you’re like me, you’re probably on Instagram all day long, scrolling through your feed and looking at all the beautiful pictures people post. But sometimes, you come across someone who just posts too much, or who posts things you don’t want to see. If that’s the case, you can mute them so you don’t have to see their posts anymore. Here’s how.

How to Mute Someone on Instagram

To mute someone on Instagram:

  1. Log into your Instagram account.
  2. Tap on your profile picture in the bottom right of the screen.
  3. Tap on Following.
  4. Find or search for the person you want to mute.
  5. Tap the ⋮ icon next to their username.
  6. Tap Mute.
  7. Toggle the Posts or Stories slider to the right, depending on what you don’t want to see anymore.

And there you have it! Now that account’s post and/or stories will not be featured in your feed and you don’t have to worry about it. Muting people is great if you don’t want to make a big scene by Unfollowing them.

How to Mute People on Instagram


How do u mute on Instagram?

Muting is really easy! Go to your Followers and tap the three dot menu next to the profile name. Select “Mute” from the menu, and you’re all set! You can also mute someone’s stories by selecting “Mute Stories” from the menu.

Can you mute someone on Instagram without blocking them?

Yes, muting is a great alterative to blocking someone.

What happens when I mute someone on Instagram?

When you mute someone, their posts will no longer show up in your feed. You will still be able to see their posts if you visit their profile, but you will not receive any notifications about their activity. Muting someone is a great way to avoid seeing posts from people who you don’t want to see, without unfollowing them completely.

How do you know if someone muted you on Instagram?

There is no certain way to tell if someone Muted you on Instagram, however, there are some signals. Read our full guide to learn more.

When you mute someone on Instagram Can they still message you?

Yes. You will still be able to see someone’s DMs even if they muted you.

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