Set Profile Private on Instagram



How to set Profile Private so only approved followers can see?

On Instagram, By default anyone can view your profile and posts. This can be changed by making your profile and post to private so that only your followers can see them. You can not set your profile to private from desktop computer.

To set profile Private from the Instagram app:

iPhone or Windows Phone

  1. Go to your profile by tapping set profile private
  2. Tap set profile private
  3. Turn on the Private Account setting

Android

  1. Go to your profile by tapping set profile private
  2. Tap set profile private
  3. Turn on the Private Account setting

turn private

NOTE:

  • Your Private posts you share to other social networks may be visible to the public,this depends on your privacy settings for those networks.
  • Once you make your Profile private, people will have to send you a follow request if they want to see your profile
  • If someone is following you and you don’t want them to see your posts, you can block them.
  • Anyone can send a photo or video directly to you even if your profile is private.