1. Using Hide Story Option
- Open the Instagram app and head to the Profile section.
- Tap the hamburger menu on the top right and select Settings.
- Here, click on Privacy Story.
- Tap the first option, i.e., Hide Story From, and select all the people you want to hide your story from.
Can you block everyone from seeing your story?
If you want to prevent someone from seeing anything you post to your story in the future, simply head to your profile and open your account settings. Next, tap Privacy. And then Story. Tap the number of people next to Hide Story From.
Can I share my Instagram story with only one person?
Instagram has added the ability for users to share stories with only a specific subset of people, rather than just anyone who follows them. Users simply create a “Close Friends” list and then choose to only share certain stories with that group of people.
Why can’t I hide a story on Instagram?
To hide your Instagram story, you need to access your account’s privacy settings and add them to the “Hide Story From” list. To grant a follower or group of followers access to your Instagram stories in the future, you must remove them from the list. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.
Can you post on Instagram for only one person to see?
Instagram has added a ‘friends-only’ feature that lets users limit who can see their posts and Stories. Called ‘Favorites’, users create a list of followers to share content with, which will be labeled with a green badge at the top to let them know it was only shared with a select few.
How do you know if someone is hiding their story on Instagram?
According to a spokesperson at Instagram there’s no official way to tell if someone hid their Stories from you, for privacy reasons. Plus, there’s always the possibility of a glitch, or that the story didn’t load for you.
Can you tell if someone screenshots your story on Instagram?
No, Instagram currently will not notify you if your story has been screenshotted. Equally, others will not be able to see whether you have screenshotted their story.
Why can’t I hide my story from more people?
That’s because you have hidden your story from your followers only. If that’s an issue, you should make your profile private. For that, go to Instagram Settings > Privacy > Account Privacy. Enable Private Account.
Can you hide viewing Instagram stories?
Once their profile appears below the search bar, tap their profile picture to anonymously view their Instagram Stories in a feed format. You will then be able to watch it within your gallery, without the Instagram user knowing you’re viewing their Stories.
Can you see if someone who doesn’t follow you watched your story?
Unlike Instagram videos, which will show you a total view count, but not the names of the individuals who have viewed each one, Instagram Stories lets you see exactly who has taken a look. And, what’s more, you can even edit their viewing settings once they’ve watched your Story (or from your Settings).
How do you restrict someone from seeing your posts on Instagram?
Protect your stories Instagram lets you limit who sees your stories (the reel of images that disappear after 24 hours) and stop people from sharing them even further. To hide your story from specific people: Go to “Settings” > “Privacy” > “Story” Choose “Hide Story From.” It’ll open a list of your followers.