With Instagram’s standard personal account settings, anyone in the world can see your Instagram profile and any and all photo or video content that you post to the social service. … You can choose to make your Instagram account private. This means that only other Instagram users that you’ve approved can see your content.
How can you tell if your Instagram is private?
Instagram.com from a mobile browser:
Tap your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile. Tap Settings in the top left. Tap Privacy and Security. Below Account Privacy, tap to check the box next to Private Account.
Is the Instagram account currently private or public?
By default, your Instagram account is public and you can choose to make your account private at any time.
How do I hide my personal information on Instagram?
Set your account to private
- Go to Instagram’s settings menu. It’s hidden away on your profile page behind the hamburger button in the top-right corner. …
- From there, go to “Privacy” > “Account Privacy” and activate the “Private Account” setting.
Can others see what you view on Instagram?
Nobody can see when or how often you look at their Instagram page or photos. The bad news? People can see who views their Instagram stories and videos. … So, if you’re hoping to stay incognito, don’t watch someone’s Instagram stories or posted videos (any video they post to their page, including Boomerangs).
Can people see your phone number on Instagram?
Can people see who you follow if your account is private?
It also means that people can’t see who you follow unless they are an approved follower. Private profiles also prevent anyone from commenting on your uploads and block associated hashtags from putting your photos on public feeds.