Instagram Stories is a great addition to Instagram, allowing users to share all the moments of their day. Back in November, Instagram Stories hit 250 million daily users only three months after August launch. One of the highlights of Instagram Stories is that photos and videos automatically disappear after 24 hours.
As you share multiple photos and videos in Stories, all your followers can see them. However, if you want a little bit of privacy, you can hide your Instagram Stories from anyone without the need for an additional software or app.
In reality, with a modern version of Instagram, you can keep your Stories away from certain users using your iPhone. This article walks you through the steps to hide your Instagram Stories from specific people on your iPhone. Before we get started, make sure you now have the latest update of Instagram app on your iPhone.
How to hide Instagram Stories from specific people on your iPhone
Step one: Launch Instagram from your home screen and then hit the Profile tab at the bottom right corner of the screen
Step two: Next up, hit the Gear icon next to the Edit Profile button. On the next screen, hit Story Settings under the Account section and then tap Hide story from at the top of the screen
Step three: Select the people you wish to hide your Stories from and hit Done at the top right corner of the screen.
How to unhide Instagram Stories from specific people on your iPhone
If you change your mind, you can easily unhide your Stories and allow others to view your posts in Instagram. To do this, you can follow our steps below.
Step one: Launch Instagram on your iPhone and then tap on the Profile tab
Step two: Hit the Settings icon (it looks like a gear icon) next to the Edit Profile button
Step three: Hit Story Settings under the Account section and then select Hide story from. Now just simply uncheck the box next to the person you wish to unhide your Stories from.
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