How To Block or Unblock Someone On Instagram Android

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Irritated by unknown user messages in the Instagram app on your android phone or tablet? It’s easy to block someone on Instagram android device. When you block someone they won’t be able to see your posts, story or search for you on Instagram android app. You can share photos and videos with your friends or family and linked accounts with some of the social media sites.

I think one of the disadvantages of the Instagram app is to send messages of those people you don’t follow. You can block or unblock someone on Instagram without them knowing if an unknown user annoying you. Follow below-given steps to block people on Instagram android devices or Web.


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How To Block Someone On Instagram Without Lettings Them Know

Apply below given two ways to block certain people on Instagram Android, Samsung Galaxy, and desktop PC.

1st Way: Block People on Instagram Android

Step 1: Login your Instagram account on your android device.

tap on search icon on Instagram app

Step 2: Tap on the “Search” icon.

Search the usename want to block from instagram

Step 3: You can see the above screen on your android device. Now search username wants to block & tap on it.

Tap on three vertical dots

Step 4: Tap on “Three vertical dots” from the top of the right side corner.

How to block someone on Instagram android phone

Step 5: Tap on “Block”.

block someone on Instagram android mobile

Step 6: You can see the above message, now tap on “Yes, I’m sure”.

Now this blocked user can’t search you on Instagram app or web, can’t see your Instagram profile and not able to see your post.

Unblock Someone on Instagram Android phone or tablet

If you mistakenly blocked Instagram users, you can unblock it using the below settings.

Step 1: Log in with your Instagram Account

Step 2: Tap Profile icon at the bottom left corner

Step 3: Tap Three horizontal lines at the top right corner

Step 4: Tap Settings

Step 5: Tap Privacy

Step 6: Tap Blocked accounts under the Connections section

Step 7: Tap username you want to unblock

Step 8: Tap Unblock

Step 9: Tap Unblock 

Now, this user will be able to see your Instagram profile, post, and follow you on Instagram. Also, you can block or unblock users on Instagram anytime from their profile.

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2nd Way: How to block someone on Instagram from seeing your post

Step 1: Open on your PC or laptop device.

Step 2: Log in with your Instagram account.

Tap on search box to block it

Step 3: You can see the “search-box” in the top of the middle, now tap the username to open their profile.

Open profile to block that person on Instagram

Step 4: Tap on “three horizontal dots”.

block someone in Instagram on Web

Step 5: Tap on “Block this user”.

That’s it. Above you can see the process to block someone on Instagram android app. Did you find the above process helpful? Don’t hesitate to let me know in the below comment box. It would be a pleasure to help you.

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