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Do you want to hide your posts and story on Instagram, but you don’t know how?
Instagram has a lot of privacy features added in every new update.
But until now, there are some features you can apply to hide your Instagram posts and stories.
However, when you decide to hide your posts, you will only be able to hide them totally from everyone or show them to everyone.
But there are some tips and tricks to do in order to hide them from someone.
So today, I will show you how to hide your Instagram posts and story from someone.
How To Hide Posts From Someone on Instagram
The best way to hide your Instagram posts from someone is to block them because the other method will hide some features from them.
So when you archive an Instagram post, for example, you will hide it from all your followers at once.
When you make close friends list, it will hide only your Story from certain people on Instagram.
So the block option is the best.
However, there are some tips to hide some features.
So let’s check them out.
1.Make your Account private
To hide your posts from someone who’s not on your Instagram friends’ list, you can make your account private.
So on your Instagram profile, tap on the three lines to open the “Settings”.
Then on the Settings page, tap on “Privacy”.
Now, when the privacy page opens, the first option that you will see is the private account switch.
So tap on “Private Account” to switch it On.
Then your account will become private, and your posts will be hidden from public people.
2.Archive your posts
When you archive your posts, you will hide them from everyone, including your friends’ lists.
So they will only be visible to you.
To archive, your posts on Instagram, open any post you want.
Then tap on the three dots icon at the top right of the post’s page.
Now tap on “Archive” when the popup opens and your post will be archived.
However, if you want to delete all posts at once, you can check how to do it.
3.Block someone on your account
When you block someone on your Instagram account, they will not be able to see you on Instagram until you unblock them.
This means they cannot see you if they searched for your name.
Even they can’t open your profile and check your story, posts or chat with you.
So, blocking someone is the best way to hide your posts from them on Instagram.
To block someone, find them on your friends’ list and open their profile.
Then tap on the three dots in their profile to show the popup.
Now tap on “Block” to block them, then your friend will be blocked.
How To Hide Instagram Story From Someone
To hide someone on Instagram, open the “Settings” page, then tap Privacy, and edit your story privacy.
Now you can hide your story from someone that you don’t want them to see.
However, if you want to share your Instagram story with specific people.
You have to make a close friends list.
So when you create that list, your close friends only will be able to see your story.
But when you hide your story from someone, everyone will be able to see it except the people you’ve hidden the story from.
1.Tap on “Privacy”
Open your Instagram settings, by tapping on the three lines at the top right of your profile.
Then, when the settings page opens, tap on “Privacy”.
Now, when you open the privacy page, you will see a lot of options.
Including the story button.
2.Edit your Story privacy
When you see the “Story” button, tap on it to open the story page.
Now, when the page opens, you will see two options that you can use.
So to hide your story from someone, you will use the “Hide Story From”.
This option will hide only your Instagram story from someone, not your posts.
3.Hide your Story from someone
Tap on “Hide Story From” to open the friends’ page.
Now, when the page opens, you will see all your friends’ lists there.
So you can choose between your friends to add them to the hiding list.
Tap on each one to hide your story from them, or search for them on the search bar.
4.Make a close friends list
When you add friends to the hide list, it’s time to choose who you want to share your story with.
So on the “Story” page, tap on the “Close Friends” button.
Then your friends’ page will open, so you can choose your close friends on the list to add them.
Tap on “Add” near each friend on your list to add to your close friends.
Instagram is a fun social media platform that connects you with a lot of people, but sometimes you need some privacy.
So you will choose to make a privacy checkup such as hiding your activity from some people and sharing it with others.
This is why today you’ve learned how to hide your posts and story on Instagram from someone.