How to mute someone story on Instagram

It's useful to know how to mute someone on Instagram, in case you dont want to see a particular person's posts or stories anymore.This is a scenario many of us have faced: someone

How to mute someone story on Instagram

It's useful to know how to mute someone on Instagram, in case you dont want to see a particular person's posts or stories anymore.

This is a scenario many of us have faced: someone you know posts so much on Instagram that just seeing their username drives you crazy  but you dont want to unfollow them.

Whether its because you dont want to deal with the awkwardness the next time you see that Instagram user in person, or because they have a private account and you still want to be able to message them, dont worry, theres another option.

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Muting someone on Instagram means that their posts and stories wont appear in your feed, but youll still be following them, and will still be able to send them direct messages. Even if you have someone muted, you can still view their posts by heading to their profile page. Best of all? Instagram is no snitch, and wont tell the person that youve muted them.

If this sounds like the perfect solution for you, heres how to mute someone on Instagram.

How to mute someone on Instagram

1. Head to the users profile by selecting their name on your feed, or by searching for their username on the Suggestions page.

2. Under their profile picture, press the Following button that has the arrow pointing downward.

How to mute someone on Instagram - a screenshot of a user's profile on Instagram

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3. Press Mute

How to mute someone on Instagram - a screenshot of a user's profile with "mute" selected in the menu

(Image credit: Future)

4. Choose whether youd like to mute their Stories or Posts by turning the sliders on or off.

When youre done, swipe the menu back down to close it and save your changes.

How to mute someone on Instagram - a screenshot of the "mute" menu with the sliders turned on

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5. To unmute someone, follow the same method, turning the sliders off rather than on to start seeing their posts again.

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