Instagram: Here’s How to Hide Inappropriate Comments

Follow this guide to hide comments containing offensive words or phrases

Did you know you can have Instagram automatically hide comments that contain offensive words or phrases? Our guide will show you how to activate this feature within the Instagram application.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Instagram app on iOS.

Step 1: Tap your profile picture in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Tap the gear icon.

Step 3: Under “Settings,” tap “Comments.”

Step 4: Tap the toggle next to “Hide Inappropriate Comments” to turn this feature on. With the feature turned on, the app will automatically hide comments containing “words or phrases often reported as offensive.”

Note: You can customize your experience even further by having the app hide comments containing “Custom Keywords” you designate. To do this, type the desired keywords and phrases in the Custom Keywords box on the Comments settings screen.