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How to Hide Likes Count on Instagram



How to Hide Likes on Instagram

Instagram is a free social media application available for both Android and iOS devices. You can upload pictures and videos on Instagram. Like Facebook, you can also like a post on Instagram. Nowadays, most people pressure themselves when they get low likes or views. To resolve this problem, Instagram has added the hide feature on its platform. This feature helps to create a positive online environment by making Instagram a less competitive platform. You can hide the likes and views count of your Instagram posts and other users’ post as well. Hiding likes on Instagram is simple and can be done in the app itself.

Note: If you wish to get more likes on Instagram, read our useful tips and tricks to get more Instagram likes.

Hide Likes on Instagram

How to Hide Likes and Views Count on Instagram Post

You can hide the likes of an Instagram post before or after posting it.

Before Posting

1. Open the Instagram app on your Android or iPhone.

2. Hit the Plus icon exhibited at the top.

3. Select a picture or video from the gallery and follow the on-screen prompts to make the post ready.

4. On the Final page, navigate to the bottom and tap the option Advanced Settings.

Tap Advanced Settings on Instagram

5. Tap the toggle switch near the option Hide like and view counts on this post to enable it.

Enable Hide like and view counts on this post

6. Then, publish the picture or video you intend to post.

7. Now, You can’t see the likes and view counts of the published post.

After Posting

1. Navigate to your Instagram Profile page.

2. Select a post you wish to hide the likes and view counts.

3. Hit the three-dotted icon at the top-right corner.

4. From the pop-up menu, click the option Hide like count to hide the likes of the post.

Select Hide like count to Hide Likes on Instagram

Similarly, you can also archive Instagram reels from someone and hide the post.

How to Hide Like Counts of Other People’s Posts

To hide the likes and view count of other Instagram users, follow the below steps.

1. Launch the Instagram application on your Android or iOS device.

2. Tap the Profile tab and hit the Hamburger icon at the top.

3. Select Settings on the pop-up menu.

Select Settings on Instagram

4. On the Settings page, look for the option Privacy and click it.

Tap Privacy

5. Locate the option Posts and select it.

6. Navigate to the option Hide Like and View Counts and tap the toggle button placed right to it.

Enable Hide Like and View Counts to Hide Likes on Instagram

7. That’s it. Now, you won’t see the likes and views count on posts of other Instagram users.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I hide my likes on Instagram?

Yes. You can hide the likes on Instagram by enabling the option Hide like and View Counts.

2. How do you hide likes and views on Instagram reels?

* Navigate to a reel you want to hide.
* Tap the three-dotted icon and hit the option Hide like count to hide the likes of your Instagram posts.

3. How to archive a post on Instagram?

To archive an Instagram post, tap the three-dots icon on the post and click the option Archive.

4. Can you buy likes on Instagram?

Yes. There are several third-party websites that help users to increase likes, followers, and views count on Instagram. To know about the best sites, check out our guide.

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