How To Hide Instagram Last Seen | How To Hide Last Seen On Instagram?
With almost 500 million + active daily users and growing, Instagram has now become a huge platform for sharing digital content (1).
In the beginning, when the app was launched, there was no option to disable/hide your last seen. But, a few fears before, Instagram finally added an option to hide activity status from other accounts.
This is very beneficial for users who don’t want to reply to specific accounts immediately. By default, activity status is enabled. This means Instagram shows your last seen to everyone you follow. In order to hide your activity status, you will have to follow the steps below.
By default, Instagram shows your last seen to everyone you follow. Now you can use your PC/Computer to upload images and videos.
How To Hide Instagram Last Seen?
You can hide your last seen using your mobile or browser both. I have shown both the methods below.
How To Hide Your Last Seen On Instagram?
Using The Mobile App:
Step 1: Open the Instagram app. Go to your profile, the last option on the bottom tab.
Step 2: Click on the Hamburger icon (3 Horizontal lines) on the top right corner.
Step 3: Click on settings.
Step 4: Go to Privacy.
Step 5: Click on Activity Status.
Step 6: Tap on the blue button. The switch will turn off your activity status. In short, It will stop showing your last seen.
Please Note: Blue means your activity status is visible.
How To Hide Last Seen In Instagram?
Using The Browser:
Step 1: Type instagram.com in a tab. Log in using your username, email, or phone number and password.
Step 2: Click on the Profile icon on the top right side of the page.
Step 3: Click on the settings icon.
Step 4: Click on Privacy and Security.
Step 5: Uncheck the box Show Activity Status. By default, it will be checked. For reference, you can see the screenshots below.
You have successfully hidden your Activity Status (last seen) from everyone.
Please Note: By hiding your activity status, you won’t be able to see the activity status of other people as well.