How to block on Instagram

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How to block Instagram profile

Want to know how to block a person on Instagram without being discovered by the restricted person? No problem here how to block on instagram without him noticing nobody. Below you will find explained how to proceed both from the app for Android and iPhone, and from a PC, using the Web version of the social network and the Instagram application for Windows 10.


Android

block an Instagram profile on Android, you must access the page of the person of your interest, call up the function that allows you to block it and confirm your intentions, by pressing the appropriate button that appears on the screen.


First, therefore, access Instagram from its official app, tap the icon of magnifying glass located at the bottom left and write the name of the person you want to block in Campo di Ricerca placed at the top. Next, tap on the username related to the profile in question, so as to go directly to the latter.

Once you are on the profile of the person you are interested in, tap on the icon of three vertical dots che si trova in alto a destra e seleciona la voce Block present in the opened menu. Then confirm the operation by tapping the button Block present in the box Do you want to block [username]?.

If you want to block a person who has sent you a private message via Directinstead, after logging in to Instagram, tap on the icon of cottage located at the bottom left and press on the symbol ofpaper airplane located in the upper right corner.



Now, you just have to find the conversation with the user you would like to block: once found, tap on it to open it. Once you see the conversation, tap the button (I) located at the top right, presses on the item Block the account in the new screen that opened and then press the button OK.

In case of second thoughts, to unblock a person on Instagram, go back to the social network app, press the button (≡) located at the top right and then go to Settings> Privacy> Blocked Accounts. Press, therefore, on the username of the person you want to unblock, tap the button Unlock located on his profile and confirms the operation by pressing the button once again Unlock.

iPhone

You have a iPhone and you want to know how to block a user who is bothering you on Instagram or how to block on Instagram who has blocked you? No problem: the procedure to follow is practically the same as I explained to you in the chapter on Android.

Again, the first thing you need to do is log into Instagram from its official app. Next, tap on the symbol of magnifying glass located at the bottom left and type the name of the person you want to block in Campo di Ricerca placed at the top. Next, tap on the username related to the person you want to block, so as to go directly to their profile.


Once you have reached the profile to be blocked, tap on the icon of three horizontal dots, located at the top right, and select the item Block present in the menu that opened. Next, tap the button Block located in the box Do you want to block [username]? And that's it.


If you want to block a person who wrote you in Directinstead, after logging in to Instagram, tap on the symbol of cottage placed at the bottom left and presses on the symbol ofpaper airplane at the bottom right. Now, locate the chat relative to the person to be blocked, tap on it to open it, and then press the button (I) located at the top right. Now, tap on the item Block in the new screen that opened and then press the button Block but I will complete the operation.

In case you have second thoughts, to unblock a person on Instagram, go back to the social network app, tap the button (≡) which is located at the top right and, in the menu that opens, select the item Settings.

In the new screen that opened, go to Privacy> Accounts blocked, presses on username of the person you want to unblock, tap the button Unlock present on his profile and confirm the operation by pressing the button again Unlock.

PC

Do you need to urgently block a person on Instagram but do not have the possibility to log in to your account from the social network application for mobile devices? Well, know that it is possible to proceed from too PC, exploiting Instagram Web o Instagram for Windows 10.


To proceed, the first thing you need to do is log in to Instagram from its main page or from its Windows 10 application. After that you have to click on the search bar located at the top, write the user's name you want to block and click on his name, to go directly to his page. Press, therefore, on the symbol of three horizontal dots you see on the right, select the item Block this user from the menu that opens and confirm the operation by clicking on the button Block.


To block a person who contacted you on Directinstead, click on theletter aeroplanino located at the top right, select the chat of your interest from the sidebar on the left and click on the button (I) located at the top right. Now, click on the entry Block and confirm the operation by clicking on the item again Block in the opened box.

In case of second thoughts, to unblock a person on Instagram, go to his profile again (looking for him through the search bar above) and then click on the button Unlock you see on the screen. Then confirm the operation by clicking on the glide Unlock in the box that appeared on the screen.

How to block stories on Instagram

You came to this article with the intention of block stories on Instagram? It is possible to do this too. Let me tell you how to act.

Android

 block instagram stories on android, you must identify the story you want to disable the display, keep your finger pressed on it and then press the button that allows you to proceed with the blocking of the content.

First, then, access Instagram from its official app, tap on the symbol of cottage at the bottom left and keep your finger pressed on the miniature of the story created by the user whose content you no longer want to see, which you should see at the top of the screen. Next, tap on the item Silence in the menu opened and presses on the item Turn off history o Turn off the story and posts (if you also want to disable the display of posts).

In case of second thoughts, make a long tap on the again miniature of the story that you have blocked, presses on the voice Reactivate the story And that's it.

iPhone

 block Instagram stories on iPhone, you must follow the same steps that I have already indicated in the previous chapter. Again, access Instagram from its official app, press the icon of cottage located at the bottom left and make a long tap on the miniature of the story created by the user whose contents you no longer want to see (above). To conclude the operation, tap the button disable appeared on the screen and press on the item Turn off the story.

If you have second thoughts, to retrace your steps make a long tap on the again miniature of the story that you blocked previously and tap on the item Reactivate.

How to block tags on Instagram

Do you want block tags on Instagram, so as to prevent other users from tagging you in their photos? Unfortunately, this is not possible at the moment. The only thing you can do is activate a setting that allows you to manually approve the photos you are tagged in, to show them on your profile in the dedicated section. Here's how to activate it.

  • From Android and iPhone - access Instagram from its Android / iOS app, tap the button (≡) and then go to Settings> Privacy> Tagssposta su ON the switch located in correspondence with the wording Manually approve tags and then press on the item Active.
  • From PC - access Instagram from this page and tick the option Add manually, present nella sezione Photos in which you are.

From now on, you will be able to manually approve the display of photos in which you are tagged on your profile. If you want to remove a tag from a photo, know that you can do this too. This time, you need to go to the section Settings> Privacy> Tags> Pending Tags of the Instagram app, tap on the item Modification (top right), select the photos from which you want to remove the tag to your profile.

Then presses on the voice Remove (bottom right) and confirm the operation by replying Remove me notice that appears on the screen. By doing so, the tag will be removed from all the content you have just selected.

In conclusion, I remind you that the only way to prevent a person from tagging you is to block them on Instagram. To do this, just follow the steps I gave you in the previous chapters.

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