Do you want to hide active status from other users on Instagram? What’s app shows when you were active last or are you online. Similarly, whenever you are logged in to Instagram, it let other users know that you are active on Instagram or when you were last active on Instagram.
Seeing you active, other users may start the direct conversation with you which can be annoying or you may even don’t want to let others know that you are currently active on Instagram. Well, it’s your choice.
In this section, we will discuss methods to turn off active status of your Instagram account.
Steps to Hide Active Status in Instagram:
Well, Instagram only shows the active status of the users with whom you have chated, messaged or had a direct conversation. On your Instagram home page at the top right corner of your screen you have a paper plane icon, tap that and you can see who all are active on Instagram at this particular moment.
Let see how we can turn off our active status in Instagram.
Step 1: Being at your Instagram home page tap on the avatar icon at the right bottom of your screen. This will drive you to your profile page.
Step 2: On your profile page tap on the menu button denoted by three horizontal lines at the top right corner of your screen.
Step 3: Now, at the bottom of your screen tap Settings denoted by the gear icon.
Step 4: Under Settings tap on the Privacy option.
And under the privacy options tap on Activity Status.
This will navigate you to the Activity status page where you have to tap the toggle button and turn it off.
Turning it off will hide your active status from other users of Instagram. It is not that you can not turn it on again. You can turn it off and on according to your requirements and as many times as you need.
Note: Turning off your active status will refrain you from seeing other’s active status too.
So, this is how you can hide your active status in Instagram. Hope the content is useful. Keep reading.