Instagram is a popular social media platform used by people of all age groups across the globe. The app is user friendly and allows its users to live a virtual life.
One can share their day-to-day life, special occasions, and memories. It is a free platform to express and to be a social person.
With 500+ million daily active users (DAUs) globally, Instagram has become a routine. Apart from this, the app allows its users to enjoy privacy in the stories they upload.
Do you know how to hide Instagram stories from someone?
Keep in mind that hiding is not blocking. Adding someone to your privacy list doesn’t prevent them from seeing your profile and posts.
Your account’s privacy setting also affects the viewership of your story:
If your account is private:
Only the followers you approved can see your story.
If your account is public:
Your followers can see your story from Feed.
Users who are not following you can see your story in Explore.
Here is how to hide your Instagram story from someone:
Step 1: Go to your profile’s main page.
Step 2: Tap in the top right (3 horizontal lines), then Settings.
Step 3: Tap on Privacy, then Story.
Step 4: Tap on the number of people next to Hide Story From.
Step 5: Select the people you don’t want to share your story with
Step 6: And tap on done.
Fun Fact: Whoever you choose to hide your story from will not be able to see the highlights (if any) on your feed too.