How to hide someone on Instagram without unfollowing them (Android)

This tutorial will show you step by step how to hide (mute) someone on Instagram without unfollowing them on an Android phone.

You can hide someone's Instagram posts or stories or both.

Instagram won't let them know you hid them.

This tutorial works for all Android phones, such as Samsung Galaxy, Sony Xperia, Google Pixel, Lenovo, Motorola, Huawei, OnePlus, Nokia, and all other Android phones.

How to mute someone on Instagram (method 1)

1. Open the Instagram app.

2. Find a post of the user you want to mute.

3. Tap on the ⁝ (3 dots) option button at the top right corner of the post.

Instagram post options button

A pop-up options menu will appear.

4. Tap on Mute.

5. Tap on Mute Posts or Mute Posts and Story.

Mute someone's posts or stories on Instagram

Instagram won't let them know you muted (hid) them.

To unmute someone, you follow the steps of the second method (below).

How to mute someone on Instagram (method 2)

1. Open the Instagram app.

2. Go to the profile of the user you want to mute.

3. Tap on the Following button.

Instagram following button

An options menu will appear.

4. Tap on Mute.

5. Tap on the toggle button next to Posts or Stories or both.

Mute someone on Instagram

Instagram won't let them know you muted (hid) them.

To unmute someone, you follow the above steps again.


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