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How not to see the stories on Instagram

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How not to see the stories on Instagram: Lately, some users you follow on Instagram they publish stories “in bursts” and this bothers you a bit, since most of the time the contents they create are anything but interesting or funny. That’s why you are looking for a way to “silence” some stories on the famous photographic social network and you would not mind at all if I gave you a hand to achieve this goal.

Did I guess? Well then know that I will be happy to explain how not to see stories on Instagram using different approaches, some more “soft” and others decidedly more drastic. What am I referring to exactly? For example, the ability to silence stories and to stop following users who publish them. But now let’s not dwell too much in small talk.

If everything is clear to you so far and you want more details on what to do, you already know what to do: concentrate on reading the next paragraphs and, more importantly, try to implement the “tips” that I will give you. I’m sure that, by following my instructions step-by-step, you will not have the slightest problem in silencing the stories of others on Instagram. Enjoy the reading!

How not to see someone’s Instagram stories

First, let’s see how not to see a person’s Instagram stories silencing them and removing any notifications activated for the latter.

Android

To disable other people’s Instagram Stories on Androidyou must log in to your account, go to the screen that groups the latest published stories and call up the function that allows you to block the display of those you are not interested in.

Therefore, log into Instagram via his official apptap on the symbol of cottage located at the bottom left and make a prolonged tap on the miniature of the story created by the user whose stories you do not want to see (located at the top), then presses on the wording Silence. At this point, tap on the item Turn off historyto disable only the display of the stories published by the user, or press on the item Turn off the story and postsif you want to disable posts as well (in addition to stories).

If you want, you can also proceed in this other way: go to the profile of the user whose stories you do not want to view (just click on the magnifying glass located at the bottom left, search for it using the search field located at the top and then press on the corresponding result), press the button (∨) placed in correspondence with the item Follow alreadytap on the item Silence in the menu that opened and move up OFF the switch located in correspondence with the wording Stories.

In case of second thoughts, to reactivate the stories of the user you have decided to silence, go back to the home screen of the Instagram app, scroll down the list of miniatures of the stories view and locate the one you want to reactivate. Then keep your finger pressed on it and tap on the voice Reactivate the story. Otherwise, go to the profile of the user in question, tap on the symbol (∨) located next to the wording Follow alreadyselect the item Silence in the opened menu and move to ON the switch located next to the wording Stories.

If you want to disable the notifications of the Instagram stories that you had previously activated, go to the profile of your interest, tap on the symbol (∨) placed in correspondence with the wording Follow already and, in the box that opens, tap on the item Notifications. Next, move up OFF the switch located in correspondence with the wording Stories And that’s it. Simple, right?

Starting from this moment, when the user will create a new story on Instagram, you will not receive any notification (unless you decide to reactivate the notifications, by moving again on ON the switch modified above).

iPhone

Mute Instagram Stories

To disable other people’s Instagram Stories on iPhoneyou have to basically follow the same steps I gave you in chapter on Android. To proceed, then, access Instagram from his official appclick on the icon cottage located at the bottom left and make a long tap on the miniature of the story created by the user you want to silence, then press on the wording Deactivate in the menu that appears.

Next, select the voice entry Turn off historyto disable only the display of the next stories published by the user, or the voice Turn off the story and poststo deactivate both the story and the posts of the person in question.

Alternatively, go to the profile of the user you want to silence (just press on the symbol of magnifying glass located at the bottom left, search for it using the search bar at the top and then tap on the corresponding result), press the button (∨) located next to the item Follow alreadyselect the wording Silence in the opened menu, move to OFF the switch located in correspondence with the item Stories And that’s it.

In case of second thoughts, to reactivate the story, go back to the home screen of the Instagram app, scroll through the list of miniatures of the stories (above), locate the one you want to reactivate, keep your finger pressed on it and tap on the item Reactivate. Alternatively, go to the profile of the user you have silenced, presses the button (∨) placed in correspondence with the item Follow alreadytap on the item Silence in the opened menu and move to ON the switch located next to the item Stories.

Regarding the deactivation of the notifications of the Instagram stories that you had possibly activated for a particular profile, act as follows: go to profile of your interest, click on the symbol (∨) located at the entry Follow alreadytap on the item Notifications present in the opened box and move up OFF the switch located in correspondence with the item Stories.

From now on, when the user creates a new story on Instagram, you will not receive any notification (unless you decide to reactivate notifications again, by moving to ON the switch modified before).

PC

Disable Instagram Stories from PC

Desires do not see Instagram stories from PC? I’m sorry but, at the time of writing, neither Instagram Web neither Instagram for Windows 10 allow you to silence the stories or disable any notifications activated for the latter.

Acting from mobile, however, the settings will be applied to your account and therefore will also affect the desktop version of the photo social network.

How to stop seeing stories on Instagram

If that’s your intention stop seeing stories on Instagram of a certain person, know that you can succeed in your intent in a rather simple way: just stop following them and you’re done. Below you will find explained how to proceed both from mobile and from computer.

Android

Unfollow a person on Instagram Android

To proceed on Androidyou simply have to go to the profile of the person of your interest and press the button that allows you to stop following them on Instagram.

First, then, log into Instagram on his official appclick on the icon magnifying glass located in the lower left, look for the profile of your interest through the search bar placed at the top and tap on username corresponding.

Next, tap the button Follow already and then press on the item Don’t follow anymore. If the profile in question is private, you will be told that if you stop following the person in question, in case of second thoughts you will have to ask the latter again to accept your eventual request to follow him. If you are really willing to stop following the user on Instagram, confirm the operation by pressing the button Don’t follow anymoreAnd that’s it.

If any steps are not clear to you, I refer you to reading the guide on how to stop following a person on Instagram, which will surely be useful for solving your doubts.

iPhone

Unfollow a person on Instagram iPhone

To proceed on iPhoneyou must proceed in a similar way to what was said in the previous chapter related to Android: go to the profile of the person you no longer want to follow on Instagram and press the appropriate button.

First, then, log into Instagram on his official appclick on the icon magnifying glass located in the lower left, look for the profile of your interest by making use of the search field which is placed at the top of the screen and tap on username corresponding.

Now, tap the button Follow already and press on the item Don’t follow anymore. If the profile in question is private, you will be informed of this and you will be told that if you stop following it, in case you change your mind, you will have to send a new request to become a follower of the user in question. If you are actually willing to stop following the profile on Instagram, confirm your intentions by pressing the button Don’t follow anymore.

If you need further explanations on how to stop following a person on Instagram, I recommend reading the in-depth study I dedicated to the topic.

PC

Unfollow on Instagram PC

If you don’t have your smartphone at hand at the moment and want to act from PC, go ahead. The procedure to follow is similar to the one I showed you in the previous lines, so you shouldn’t have any problems completing it.

First, log into Instagram on his web version or his own application for Windows 10type the user’s name you want to unfollow in search field located at the top and then click on his name to go to his profile.

Now, click on thelittle man with the check mark next to itlocated at the top right, and click on the item Don’t follow anymore present in the box that appeared on the screen. Easier than that ?!

For more information on how to stop following a person on Instagram, I suggest you take a look at the in-depth analysis I have dedicated to the topic.