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How To Hide Your Instagram Online Status

Instagram, a popular media and chat application, is used by many people globally. It provides several features. Unlike other chat applications like Whatsapp and Telegram, Instagram also provides the facility to hide your online status. Here in this article, you will get to know about how you can hide your Online Status on Instagram. 

On Instagram, in the Direct Inbox online, active status is shown as the green dot, which appears next to the profile picture and name of the user, which means that the person is currently using the app. It also shows how long the person is active. While on the other hand, in applications like Whatsapp, the last seen option appears in the chat, which means when the person was last active.

Hide Online Status, which is named as the Activity Status on Instagram, is a feature which allows users to hide their active status so that they can’t be visible active on Instagram. Many people have privacy concerns and don’t want to show themselves active on Instagram; they can Hide their activity status. 

How to Hide Activity Status on Instagram?

To hide your Activity Status on Instagram, you need to follow these steps, which are mentioned below:

  • Open the Instagram App on your smartphone.
  • Click on your profile icon in the bottom right corner.
  • Now click on the three lines at the top right corner.
  • Tap on the Settings and Privacy tab.
  • Scroll down; under the Messages and Story Replies menu, you will see the Show Activity Status option. Click on the option.
  • Tap the toggle to turn it off, which is, by default, turned on.

Also, Instagram provides several features, from sharing stories, creating interactive reels, sharing photos, videos and texts to your friends using Messenger, shopping the latest and trendy items through the Instagram Stores, searching for people or any content you wish to see through the Discover feature, Broadcast channels, to newly rolling out download real from a public account.

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