Instagram now allows you to hide someone's posts and stories without unfollowing them

We’ve all got that one friend on Instagram who’s constantly clogging up your feed with annoying photos and Stories.

While the easiest solution would be a swift ‘unfollow’, this can stir up drama in the friendship - and that’s probably the last thing you want.

Thankfully, there’s a sneaky way to hide their photos and Stories, without having to unfollow them.

Here are the simple steps you can follow to hide people on Instagram.

How to mute people on Instagram

1. Open the Instagram app, and search for the account you want to mute

2. Go on their page, and tap the three dots in the top right corner

3. Tap Mute

4. You’ll then be given the option to mute their posts, Stories, or posts and Stories

If for some reason you decide you want to un-mute the account, thankfully this is pretty easy.

Simply tap on the three dots in the top right corner of their page again, and tap un-mute.

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