Instagram is the most popular social networking site for sharing photos with your friends, family, and world. Sometimes, you have to block a few people from popping in your feed. There can be various reasons for it like, unknown people stalking you on Instagram, someone sends inappropriate messages or when you’re angry on someone. Like Facebook and Twitter, Instagram also allows you to block annoying people from intruding your privacy.
In this post, we will let you know how to block/unblock someone on Instagram.
How to block someone on Instagram:
Blocking someone on Instagram will hardly take two minutes of your busy schedule.
Step 1: Open your Instagram account.
Step 2: Go to the profile of the user, you want to block.
Step 3: Click on the (…) icon with the three dots at the top right-hand corner of the screen next to the name of the user.
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Step 4: Tap Block, and confirm that you want to block the user.
Step 5: At the bottom of the screen, a message will appear confirming that this user has been blocked on Instagram.
Now, you can use the application without any hassle.
How to see the List of all profiles you have blocked on Instagram:
Like other social networking sites, Instagram also maintains a list of all the profiles that you have blocked till date.
Step 1: Open Instagram.
Step 2: Go to your profile page.
Step 3: Click on the (…) icon with the three dots from the top right corner of the screen.
Step 4: Scroll down and select Blocked Users
Step 5: Now you can see the entire list of users you have blocked till date.
How to unblock someone on Instagram:
In case you have accidentally blocked someone on Instagram or you are thinking to unblock a user now, then follow these steps:
Step 1: Open Instagram and tap the profile of the user that you would like to block.
Step 2: Click on the (…) three dots icon located at the top right-hand corner of the screen.
Step 3: A pop-up will appear with several options. Click on the option “Unblock” to unblock the user.
Step 4: Now Instagram will prompt you if you really want to unblock this user, click on Unblock to confirm.
Now you know how to block/unblock someone on Instagram. So, do not be harassed by online perverts and block any inappropriate/offensive profile.