Instagram is very powerful social media application. It is image sharing app where most of us try to show our lifestyle and day to day activities. At the same time if account is not private then you find many comments will be added by your followers to your recent posts. Sometimes these comments can be very frustrating and posted by your haters. To get rid of such followers or Instagram accounts , They have introduced new Privacy feature which allows you to Restrict Instagram users who makes you angry by posting some inappropriate and abusive comments. If you are thinking How to restrict user account on Instagram? Don’t worry it’s very easy and explained in easy steps along with screenshots. But before that lets understand this Instagram Restrict Feature in detail.

What is Instagram Restrict Feature?

Instagram Restrict feature allows Instagram users restricts  users actions on your Instagram account posts. This feature allows you to review the comments which were posted by restricted users, It means you will have option screen all comments based on the content you can decide whether to approve or not. This is the better way to get rid of such users, isn’t?

How it works? To restrict few users you need to identify those accounts and restrict them so in future whatever comments they posts that will come to you for review. Before you review those comments it will be visible to you as well as to restricted users whoever has posted it but other Non Restricted users can’t see those comments. So once you approve those comments then everyone will be able see it.

However, If you block some users then you become invisible for them at the same time you will also not able to see their Instagram activities hence you will not have any clues what they are doing. If you are keen to know their activities in this kind of scenario Restrict feature is best for you. You can also control DM’s from restricted users.

How to Restrict Instagram user?

Follow below steps to Restrict Instagram account of user.

  • Open Instagram App
  • Go to your Profile
  • Go to Settings
Instagram Settings
Instagram Setting Option
  • Go to Privacy Settings
Privacy Setting of Instagram
  • Go to Restricted Accounts
Restricted Accounts Option in Instagram
Restricted Account Option
  • Search User account with their Instagram User name to Restrict 
Restricted Accounts search option
Restricted Accounts search option

  • Select User Account and Restrict
Restricted Account Details
Restricted Account Details

Congrats! You successfully Restricted Users with help of Restrict Feature who was annoying you by posting stupid comments on your Instagram Posts. Now once those users post any comments on your posts then you will have option to review those comments. If you think those comments are not offensive then you can approve. Post your approval those comments will be available for public view. If you feel those comments posted by those users are offensive then you are free Reject, then those comments will not shown to public.

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