How to Use The Restrict Feature on Instagram

Instagram’s restrict feature is useful to limit unwanted interactions on your post without locking your account or blocking or unfollowing the users.  If you especially had an unpleasant encounter on Instagram, this feature can be extremely helpful.


Go to the profile > Tap 3-dot button > Restrict > Tap Restrict Account button

Instagram Feature: Restricting Someone’s Account That You Don’t Like

To activate this function, simply follow these steps:

1. Go to the profile you want to restrict.

2. Tap the 3-dot button

3. Tap Restrict.

4. And Hit Restrict Account.

How to Use The Restrict Feature on Instagram

5. With this feature enabled, the restricted account’s direct messages would be moved to request, so even if you opened them, they won’t be able to tell that you’ve read them. Additionally, you can also control whether their comments show up to others on your post. It’s an extremely useful feature to clean up your feed, so do try it once the need arises!

Good luck!

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