How to Unhide a Facebook Post on Mobile

Do you want to bring a hidden post back to your timeline so everyone can see it? If so, Facebook makes it easy to unhide your hidden posts.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
March 30, 2022

Do you want to bring a hidden post back to your timeline so everyone can see it? If so, Facebook makes it easy to unhide your hidden posts. Let’s explore how this is done on mobile devices.

This is for mobile devices using Facebook. Screenshots are from iPhone XR

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When you unhide a post, the post becomes available on your timeline. Later, if you change your mind, you can re-hide the post and make it hidden again.

If you are using an iPhone, iPad, or Android phone, use the official Facebook app to make a post visible.

First, open the Facebook app on your phone. At the top right-hand corner of the app, tap the Menu icon (three horizontal lines). On some devices, the Menu icon may be in the lower right-hand corner. Refer to the below image:

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Accessing the Menu

Next, a Menu page will open. Scroll down this page, then tap Settings & Privacy. See the below image:

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Accessing Settings & Privacy option

Now, in the expanded Settings & Privacy menu, tap Settings. See the following image:

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Accessing Settings option

Next, on the Settings & Privacy page, scroll down to the Your Information section and tap Activity Log. Refer to the below image:

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Accessing Activity Log option

Now, scroll down the Activity Log page to the Logged Actions and Other Activity section. Here, tap the down-arrow icon. See the below image:

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Accessing Logged Action and Other Activity option

Next, select Hidden from profile in the menu. See the following image:

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Accessing Hidden from profile option

Facebook will now display all your hidden posts depending on the number of posts. If you have a large number of posts, you may get a server timeout message in trying to load your data. If you keep timing out, select the View Activity History button to locate a hidden post.

Now, to unhide one of these posts, tap the three dots next to the post. Refer to the below image:

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Selecting a post to unhide

Next, from the menu that opens, select Add to profile. See the below image:

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Add the post to your timeline

And Facebook will add your post back to your timeline.

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How to Invite Others to Like a Facebook Page

Have you come across an interesting Facebook page that you think your friends would like? If so, invite your friends to like that page so they all see the page’s content in their news feed.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
March 29, 2022

Have you come across an interesting Facebook page that you think your friends would like? If so, invite your friends to like that page so they all see the page’s content in their news feed. Here’s how to do this on desktop and mobile.

This is for the desktop and mobile using Facebook. Images are from Windows 10 and iPhone XR

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You can only invite your friends to like a Facebook page. If you want to invite someone who is not your friend, you will have to add them as a friend first. Later, if your friends do not Like a page, they can remove their like from the page to stop seeing the page’s content in their feed.

Invite Friends on Desktop

On a desktop computer, like Windows, Mac, Linux, or Chromebook, use the Facebook website to send out page like invitations.

First, open a web browser on your computer and launch Facebook. On the site, access the page to which you want to invite people.

Once you see the page, in the tab list beneath the page name, click the three dots menu icon (at the far right). Refer to the below image:

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Accessing the menu

Next, in the menu that opens, click Invite Friends. See the below image:

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Selecting Invite Friends option

Now, you will see an Invite Your Friends window, where you will choose your friend(s) to send an invitation to.

Next, to ensure all your friends are listed, at the top of this window, click the drop-down menu and choose All Friends. Then, from the list that opens, select the people to invite to like the page. In the window’s bottom right-hand corner, click Send Invites. See the following image:

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Select your friends and send invites

Tip: To let Facebook also send invites via Messenger, then in the window’s bottom left-hand corner, enable the Also send each invite in Messenger option.

Now, Facebook will send a notification to your selected friends asking them to like your page. They can then either accept or decline your invite for the page Like. Refer to the below image:

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Your invites are sent

Invite Friends on Mobile

If you are on an iPhone, iPad, or Android phone, use the Facebook app to send invitations to like a page.

First, launch the Facebook app on your phone. In the app, open the page to which you want to invite people.

Next, on the page screen, beneath the page name, tap the three dots menu icon. See the below image:

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Accessing the menu

Now, scroll down and click Invite Friends. See the following image:

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Selecting Invite Friends

Next, an Invite Friends screen will open. Here, select the friends you would like to invite. Then, at the bottom, tap Send Invites. Refer to the below image:

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Select your friends and send invites

Now, your selected friend(s) will receive an invitation to like your Facebook page. See the below image:

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Your invites are sent

And that’s how you let your friends know about pages that exist on Facebook.

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How to Turn Off Facebook Active Status

When your active status is enabled on Facebook, your contacts can see that you are currently or recently have been online. If you do not want them to know your online presence, turn off your active status on Facebook.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
March 24, 2022

When your active status is enabled on Facebook, your contacts can see that you are currently or recently have been online. If you do not want them to know your online presence, turn off your active status on Facebook. Let’s explore this feature.

This is for iPhone, iPad. and Android. Screenshots are from iPhone XR. Images may be different on iPad and Android.

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Later, if you change your mind, you can re-enable active status and let people know that you are online.

First, launch the Facebook app on your phone. In the app, tap the three horizontal lines. If you are on an iPhone or iPad, you will find these lines at the bottom right-hand corner. If you are on an Android phone, these lines are at the top right-hand corner. Refer to the below image:

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Accessing the Menu

Next, scroll down the Menu screen that opens to the bottom, then tap Settings & Privacy. See the below image:

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Accessing Settings &Privacy option

Now, on the screen that opens, tap Settings. See the following image:

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Accessing Settings

Next, on the Settings & Privacy page, at the bottom of the Audience and Visibility section, select Active Status. Refer to the below image:

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Selecting Active Status

Now, to turn off your active status, on the Active Status page, disable the Show When You’re Active option.

Note: To re-enable your active status on Facebook, turn on the Show When You’re Active option.

See the below image:

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Disable Active Status

Next, tap Turn Off in the prompt that appears. See the following image:

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Select Turn Off to hide your Active Status

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When you encourage others, you in the process are encouraged because you’re making a commitment and difference in that person’s life. Encouragement really does make a difference.

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How to View/Unblock Blocked People on Facebook Using Mobile

Want to find all the people you have blocked in your Facebook account? If so, Facebook keeps a list of all your blocked users, which you can access and use to unblock a user if you want.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
March 22, 2022

Want to find all the people you have blocked in your Facebook account? If so, Facebook keeps a list of all your blocked users, which you can access and use to unblock a user if you want. Let’s explore how to do this.

This is for mobile phones using Facebook. Screenshots are from iPhone XR

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To check your blocked people list on your iPhone, iPad, or Android phone, we can use the Facebook app.

First, open the Facebook app on your phone. In the app, tap the Hamburger icon (the three horizontal lines). On an iPhone and iPad, the icon is in the bottom right-hand corner. On Android, you will see the icon in the top right-hand corner. Refer to the below image:

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Accessing the Hamburger icon

Next, scroll the Menu screen to the bottom and tap Settings & Privacy. See the below image:

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Accessing Settings & Privacy

Now, in the expanded menu, tap Settings. See the following image:

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Accessing Settings

Next, in the Audience and Visibility section, choose Blocking. Refer to the below image:

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Selecting Blocking option

Now, on the Blocking page, you will now see a list of people you have blocked in your account. To unblock someone, next to their name, tap the Unblock option. See the below image:

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Selecting to unblock a person

Next, on the message that opens, confirm your action by taping Unblock. Continue to unblock others or exit Settings. See the following image:

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Confirming to Unblock a person

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How to Make a Shareable Facebook Post

If you are the type of person who often makes long, informative posts on Facebook, you have probably gotten the request, “Can you make this shareable?

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
March 8, 2022

If you are the type of person who often makes long, informative posts on Facebook, you have probably gotten the request, “Can you make this shareable?

This is for mobile devices. Screenshots are from iPhone XR

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Facebook’s sharing feature is a great way to allow users to spread posts, in their entirety, from the original source, instead of just reposting.

Make Individual Post Shareable

First, find the post you want to make shareable and click the three dots (the Menu icon) in the upper right-hand corner. Refer to the below image:

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Accessing the menu

Next, in the pop-up menu, tap Edit Privacy. See the below image:

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Accessing Edit Privacy option

Now, in the Edit Privacy menu, tap the checkbox next to Public, then tap Done. See the below image:

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Set Privacy to Public

And you are all set. Your friends and followers will now see a Share button beneath your post. They can click this button to share your post wherever they want.

You will have to repeat this process for each post you want to make shareable.

Make All Posts Shareable

You can make all posts sharable when creating a post by tapping on the Select Audience button. Refer to the below image:

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AccessingSelect Audience

Next, in the Edit Audience menu. select Public, then tap Done. See the below image:

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Selecting Audience to Public

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How to Set Facebook’s Dark Mode on iPhone

Facebook’s dark mode on iPhone turns your entire social media experience dark, giving profiles, pages, newsfeeds, and everything else, a sleek appearance.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
JMarch 3, 2022

Facebook’s dark mode on iPhone turns your entire social media experience dark, giving profiles, pages, newsfeeds, and everything else, a sleek appearance. Let’s explore how to set this feature.

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First, launch the Facebook app on your phone.

Next, in the app’s bottom bar, tap the hamburger Menu icon (the three horizontal lines icon). Refer to the below image:

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Accessing the Menu

Now, on the Menu page, in the top-right corner, tap Settings & Privacy (the gear icon). See the below image:

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Accessing Menu Settings

Next, on the Settings & Privacy page, from the Preferences section, select Dark Mode. See the following image:

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Accessing Dark Mode option

Now, a Dark Mode page will open. Here, you have various ways to control the mode:

  • On: Enable this option to activate dark mode in the Facebook app.
  • Off: Turn off dark mode with this option.
  • System: This option uses your phone’s default mode, which means if you have enabled dark mode on your iPhone, the Facebook app will also use dark mode. The same applies to light mode.

Refer to the below image:

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Enabling Dark Mode

And instantly, the Facebook app will turn dark. See the below image where we have the dark mode set to System. See the below image:

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Your Facebook in Dark Mode

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How to Add Alt Text to Facebook Images

Facebook automatically adds alternative text (alt text) to images you upload, but the descriptions are not always accurate. You can make your images more accessible to visually impaired users by writing accurate alt text for your images.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
January 18, 2022

Facebook automatically adds alternative text (alt text) to images you upload, but the descriptions are not always accurate. You can make your images more accessible to visually impaired users by writing accurate alt text for your images. Let’s explore this feature.

This is for devices using Facebook. Screenshots are from iPhone XR.

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Use the Mobile App

To add alt text to an image you are uploading using the Facebook mobile app, first, open the app on your smartphone, compose a new Facebook post, then select a photo from your device to upload. In the post preview, tap the three dots in the top right-hand corner of the image. Refer to the below image:

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Selecting to edit a photo

Next, a menu will appear at the bottom of your screen. Here, tap the Edit Alt Text option. See the below image:

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Selecting Edit Alt Text option

Now, you will be on the Change Alt Text screen. In the text box below your image, enter the text that accurately describes the image you are posting. Then, tap Done. See the following image:

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Entering Alt Text and saving your change

The alt text is now added to the photo. Refer to the below image for our final image:

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Your final image

Keep in mind that this alt text description can only be read if someone is using a Screen Reader to access Facebook; it will not be visible on the image.

Use the Desktop App

You can also add alt text to your images on Facebook from your computer. First, launch Facebook from any browser of your choice and then begin creating a new post with an image. Next, in the post preview, click Edit in the top left-hand corner of the image. Refer to the below image:

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Selecting to edit a photo

Now, the Photo Detail window will appear. Here, click Alternative text at the bottom of the menu in the left-hand pane. See the below image:

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Selecting Alternative Text option

Next, the Alternative text menu will expand. Click the bubble next to the Custom Alt Text option to select it, and then enter the alt text for your image in the text box. See the following image:

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Entering your custom Alternative text

Now, click the blue Save button at the bottom of the window. Refer to the below image:

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Saving your change

The alt text is now added to the photo. Refer to the below image for our final image:

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Your final image

Keep in mind that this alt text description can only be read if someone is using a Screen Reader to access Facebook; it will not be visible on the image.

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How to Create an Instagram Photo Post From a PC or Mac

Instagram is primarily used on smartphones, but you can also use it in a desktop browser on Windows or Mac. For years that meant only viewing your feed and messages, but it can also be used to upload photos too.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
January 5, 2022

Instagram is primarily used on smartphones, but you can also use it in a desktop browser on Windows or Mac. For years that meant only viewing your feed and messages, but it can also be used to upload photos too.

As of October of 2021, Instagram added the long-awaited ability to post to Instagram from the website. You get nearly all of the same filters and editing tools that you can find in the iPhone and Android app, too. Let’s explore how this is done.

This is for Windows, PC, Mac, Linux, and Chromebook using Instagram

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First, head on over to Instagram.com in a web browser such as Google Chrome or Safari. Sign in with your Instagram account if you are not already signed in. Refer to the below image:

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Signing in to your Instagram account

Next, click the plus “+” icon in the upper right-hand corner. See the below image:

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Selecting to add a photo

Now, click Select From Computer and choose a photo from the file manager. See the following image:

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Selecting a photo from your device

Next, there are a couple of options where you can adjust the Aspect Ratio, Zoom in on the photo, or Add more photos to create a slideshow. In our example, we made no adjustments. Click Next when the photo is ready. Refer to the below image:

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Optionally adjust your photo

Now, you can choose a Filter or make some other adjustments to the photo. Click Next when the photo looks good. In our example, we set the Filter to Juno and increased the Temperature setting. See the below image:

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Optional adjustments you can make

Next, write a Caption in the text box, add a Location if desired, and click Share. See the following image:

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Setting a caption and location

Now, you will be given a message about successfully sharing your Instagram post. Refer to the below image:

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Post shared message

Your photo post will now be displayed on your Instagram account. Notice the warmer color and background from the original above. See the below image:

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Your photo post on Instagram

You can now post photos to your Instagram feed right from your Windows PC, Mac, Linux, or Chrome OS computer. This is especially useful for uploading photos that you have transferred onto your computer,

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Stephen Covey

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How to Obtain a Link to a Photo or Video on Instagram

If you would like to share an Instagram photo or video outside the platform, you will have to get that item’s shareable link.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
December 16, 2021

If you would like to share an Instagram photo or video outside the platform, you will have to get that item’s shareable link. Let’s explore how to get these links from your Instagram account, on either desktop or mobile.

Note! You can not get links to photos or videos that are in a private Instagram account. For these accounts, Instagram does not offer the option to get a link.

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The instructions to get a link to a photo or video on Instagram are the same for all Instagram-supported devices, including Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chromebook computers, as well as iPhones and Android smartphones.

First, open Instagram and find the photo or video for which you want to get a shareable link. At the top-right corner of that item, click or tap the three dots Menu. Refer to the below image:

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Accessing the Menu

Next, choose Link on an iPhone or Copy Link on other devices. See the below image:

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Accessing the Link icon

Now, the link to your selected photo or video on Instagram will be copied to your device’s clipboard. Use the Paste option in any text field on your device to view your link. In our example, we pasted the link to the iPhone Notes app.

Your shareable Instagram link should look something like the following image:

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Your Instagram link

You may now send this link to your friends and family. They can click or tap it to access the photo or video on Instagram.

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The system is that there is no system. That doesn’t mean we don’t have process. Apple is a very disciplined company, and we have great processes. But that’s not what it’s about. Process makes you more efficient.

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How to Unfollow People on Instagram

On Instagram, if you do not want someone’s updates to appear in your news feed anymore, you can unfollow them in your account.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
December 14, 2021

On Instagram, if you do not want someone’s updates to appear in your news feed anymore, you can unfollow them in your account. Let’s explore this feature.

This is for the iPhone and Android

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When You Unfollow Someone

Unfollowing someone on Instagram basically means unsubscribing from their profile updates. Instagram does not notify the user when you unfollow them.

Later, if you change your mind, you can always re-follow the unfollowed account. You can also remove people who follow you on Instagram.

Unfollow Using Mobile

On your iPhone or Android device, use the Instagram app to unfollow people.

First, launch the Instagram app on your phone. You can use the Spotlight Search (your first screen) to locate the app. Just enter Instagram in the search box and tap the resulting Instagram icon. Refer to the below image:

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Using Spotlight Search to find the Instagram app

Next, at the bottom of the app, tap the profile icon (the last icon in the bottom bar). See the below image:

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Selecting your profile icon

Now, at the top of your profile page, tap Following. This will display the users that you follow on Instagram. See the following image:

Following 3
Selecting the number of people you follow

Next, in the Following list, find the account you want to unfollow. Then, next to that account, tap Following. In our example, we are Following 92 people. Refer to the below image:

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Choosing a person to unfollow

Now, Instagram will remove your selected account from your Following list. The Following option is now turned into Follow, which means you have successfully unfollowed that account on Instagram and, in our example, the account changed to Following 91 persons.. See the below image:

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Unfollowing the person

Now, if you would like to unfollow someone from their profile, then on their profile, tap Following and select Unfollow from the menu that opens In our example, we tapped the profile icon for louicmoreno, selected the Following drop-down box, then chose Unfollow from the menu. See the following image:

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Unfollow a person from their profile

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