How to mute (hide) someone on Instagram without unfollowing them

This tutorial will show you step by step how to mute (hide) someone on Instagram without unfollowing them on an Android phone.

You can mute someone's Instagram posts or stories or both.

This article will also show you how to unmute someone.

This tutorial works for all Android phones, such as Samsung Galaxy, Sony Xperia, Google Pixel, Motorola, Lenovo, Huawei, OnePlus, Nokia, HTC, LG, and all other Android phones.

How to mute (hide) someone on Instagram without unfollowing them on Android (method 1)

1. Open the Instagram app.

2. Find a post of the person you want to mute.

3. Tap on the three dots located at the top right corner of their post (photo or video).

Instagram post options on Android

A popup menu will appear.

4. Tap on Mute.

Mute someone on Instagram on Android

Another popup menu will appear.

5. Tap on Mute Posts or Mute Posts and Story.

Mute someone's posts and story on Instagram on Android

To unmute someone, go to their profile and then tap on Unmute located below their bio.

Unmute someone on Instagram on Android

How to mute (hide) someone on Instagram without unfollowing them on Android (method 2)

1. Open the Instagram app.

2. Go to the profile of the person you want to mute.

3. Tap on the three dots located at the top right corner of their profile.

Instagram profile options on Android

A popup menu will appear.

4. Tap on Mute.

Mute someone on Instagram on Android

Another popup menu will appear.

5. Tap on Mute Posts or Mute Story or Mute Posts and Story.

Mute someone's posts and story on Instagram on Android

To unmute someone, go to their profile and then tap on Unmute located below their bio.

Unmute someone on Instagram on Android