How do I turn off my activity status on Instagram?

People you follow or have direct conversations with can see when you were last active on Instagram. You can change the visibility of your activity status at any time.

To change the visibility of your activity status:

Instagram app for Android and iPhone:
  1. Tap instagram-user-profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap in the top right, then tap instagram-settingsSettings.
  3. Tap Privacy, then tap Activity Status.
  4. Tap next to Show Activity Status to turn off your activity status.
Instagram.com from a mobile browser:
  1. Tap your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap instagram-settingsSettings in the top left.
  3. Tap Privacy and Security, then tap to uncheck the box next to Show Activity Status.
Instagram.com from a computer:
  1. Click your profile picture in the top right corner, then click instagram-settingsSettings.
  2. Click Privacy and Security, then click to uncheck the box next to Show Activity Status.

Keep in mind that when you turn off your activity status, you won't be able to see anyone else's.

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