Instagram: How to Make Your Account Private

Users can prevent non-followers from viewing their content

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Instagram allows each user to choose between having a public or private profile on the photo- and video-sharing platform. When someone makes their Instagram account private, only the Instagram users who follow them will be able to see their posts.

Our guide will show you how to make your Instagram account private while using the Instagram mobile application.

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

Step 1: On your Instagram profile, tap the three horizontal lines in the top-right corner of the screen.



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