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How to block annoying people on Instagram

How to

Facebook-owned Instagram is one of the most famous social networking sites available right now. It allows users to connect to each other. But sometimes we have followers who keep commenting vulgar comments on the pics or keeps sending inappropriate messages on the platform. To prevent such kinds of behaviors Instagram offers a feature to block people. There are certain ways by which you can block people.

Block on the Instagram app

1.) Open the app and go the user’s profile that you want to block


2.) Tap the three dots menu situated at the upper-right corner of your screen
3.) Tap on ‘Block’ and confirm

4.) Once user get blocked you will see a new confirmation pop-up. Tap ‘Dismiss’ on the confirmation message that appears

How to block from message inbox

1.) Login into the app and open messages for the user that you want to block
2.) Tap on the “i” icon placed at the upper right corner of the screen


3.) Tap on ‘Block’ and confirm

4.) Once user get blocked you will see a new confirmation pop-up. Tap ‘Dismiss’ on the confirmation message that appears

How to block from desktop app

1.) Open the app and go the user’s profile that you want to block


2.) Tap the three dots menu situated at the upper-right corner of your screen
3.) Tap on ‘Block’ and confirm

4.) Once user get blocked you will see a new confirmation pop-up. Tap ‘Dismiss’ on the confirmation message that appears

How to Unblock users

1.) To unblock just visit the blocked user and tap on the three-dot buttons.

2.) Tap “Unblock this user” and confirm it
3.) Once user get blocked you will see a new confirmation message that the user is unblocked. Tap ‘Dismiss’ on the confirmation message that appears.

Once you blocked any users, that users won’t able to see your profile, posts, followers, stories. They won’t even able to send the message to you. Although blocked users still can mention you in their posts you won’t receive any notifications.

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