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How to hide your online status on Instagram

Notably, after turning off the activity status, no one from your friend list on Instagram will be able to see your last seen.

Published:Thu, January 20, 2022 6:25pm

By Priya Singh

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Instagram has a lot of features similar to WhatsApp, and Facebook like hiding online status. The status shows whether the user is online or last active. This feature can be great for many, others not so much. The same feature is also available on Messenger. Disabling the activity status on social media platforms can help users avoid stalking. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to disable activity status on Instagram.

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How to hide your online status on Instagram

  • Open the Instagram app and tap on the profile in the bottom right corner
  • Now tap on the menu icon in the top right corner
  • Open "Settings" and tap on the "Privacy" option
  • Select "Activity Status"
  • Turn off the toggle for Activity Status
  • Notably, after turning off the activity status, no one from your friend list on the platform will be able to see your last seen. However, if you open a chat to see a message, the sender will see the "seen" option. This option just hides the user's activity on the platform.

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