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How to Mute someone on Instagram in 2022?


It is neither polite gesture nor formally correct to unfollow specially when you have option to mute someone on Instagram in 2022. If you are not interested in seeing someones stories and posts but want to continue chats with them then this guide is for you.

What happens When you mute someone on Instagram in 2022?

I will clear your doubt first that if you mute someone on Instagram then that user will not get notified or by any means s/he will get to know that you have muted them.

Now the benefits are many, like you will not see any post and story posted by that user, untill you specially visit that user profile and check posts and stories. One more thing if you have muted their DMs then when they send you message then also you will not get notified but yes you can see that message in the message section.

How to Mute someone on Instagram in 2022?

Mute someone on Instagram in 2022

There are 4 ways through which you can mute someone on Instagram in 2022 and in this post we will discuss all those methods one by one step by step, so just be with us till last.

Mute someone on Instagram from their Story feed?

If you want to mute someone’s story from your feed then yes it is possible. What you have to do is

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Figure 1: Mute someone on Instagram in 2022 using Story feed

Step 1: Just find that user/page story on your feed (as shown in Figure 1) and TAP & HOLD, you will get an option saying Mute(as shown in Figure 2).

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Figure 2: Mute someone on Instagram in 2022 using Story feed

Step 2: Tap on Mute as shown in Figure 2 and then Instagram will never show their stories on your feed untill you unmute them.

Mute someone on Instagram from their Post?

If you want to mute someones post only (dont mute stories and DM), then that is also possible. what you have to so is..

Step 1: Just find the user/page post which you are not interested anymore in viewing.

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Figure 3: Mute someone on Instagram in 2022 using Post

Step 2: Find 3 vertical dots on top right side of that post (as shown in Figure 3) and tap on it. This will show you different options

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Figure 4: Mute someone on Instagram in 2022 using Post

Step 3: Chose Hide Post (as shown in Figure 4)

Step 4: It will ask you, wether you want to unfollow that user or just Mute then select Mute

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Figure 5: Mute someone on Instagram in 2022 using Post

Step 4: Now Instagram will ask you if you want to Mute Posts from this or user or Mute Posts and Stories both(as shown in Figure 5), Select what ever you want to and its done.

Instagram will never show you their post unless you unmute them manually. The procedure to unmute user is also included in this post only read this post till end and you will be knowing how to Mute as well as unmute someone from

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Mute someone on Instagram from their DM?

If someone is annoying you by sending you DM again and again or you don’t want to get notified for the DM of particular user then

Step 1: Go to you Message section on Instagram and find the user who you want to mute

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Figure 6: Mute someone on Instagram in 2022 from messages

Step 2: Tap and Hold (as shown in Figure 6), Instagram will ask you with different options

Step 3: Chose Mute Messages (as shown in Figure 6)and its done

You will receive their message but you will never be notified about the message isn’t it awesome.

Mute someone on Instagram from their Profile?

This is the ultimate way here you will get option to chose weather to mute story or post or both

Step 1: Visit the profile of the user/page you want to mute

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Figure 7: Mute someone on Instagram in 2022 directly from their profile

Step 2: Tap on Following as shown in Figure 7

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Figure 8: Mute someone on Instagram in 2022 directly from their profile

Step 3: Chose Mute as shown in Figure 8

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Figure 9: Mute someone on Instagram in 2022 directly from their profile

Step 4: Now chose POST or STORY or both (as shown in FIgure 9) as per your choice Instagram will mute the user and it will not show you again unless unmuted by You

How to unmute any muted user/page

You have mute someone on Instagram in 2022 or before and now want to unmute them here are steps to do so

Step 1: Search for the user/page profile which you want to unmute and open their profile as shown in figure 10

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Figure 10: Unmute muted user from Instagram

Step 2: Tap on Following button, as shown in Figure 10

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Figure 11: Unmute muted user from Instagram

Step 3: Instagram will show you different options chose Mute as shown in figure 11 just follow as shown in figures. Chose post or stories you want to unmute or you can chose both.

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Figure 12: Unmute muted user from Instagram

Step 3: For me the Post is muted as I have muted the post from this user, so for you it might be different so chose whatever suits you. Blue mark on those slider shows its mutes so make them white by simply tap on them to unmute

In figure 12 Stories are unmuted and Posts are muted so when I tap on slider in front of Post, then posts will get unmuted and instagram will start showing me Posts of this user/page.

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Conclusion

Its better to Mute than to unfollow or Block as Unfollowing and blocking someone portrays you as a Rude guy, which obviously you don’t want to be in front of anyone. So use this guide and unmute anyone who is annoying you. Specially when the feature is there to Mute someone on Instagram in 2022 then why not use it.

If Muting the user/page not helping anymore ? you can then block that person on Instagram Instead…

If you are reading till this point then here is the link to go to your instagram page directly just click on www.instagram.com and mute anyone who’s post and stories you dont want to see anymore.


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