Hide your Instagram story from someone
If you don't want someone to see your story, you can hide your story from them and prevent them from seeing anything you add to your story in the future. To hide your story from someone:
Instagram app for Android
  1. Tap profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap more options in the top right, then tap settingsSettings.
  3. Tap Privacy, then tap Story.
  4. Tap the number of people below Hide story from.
  5. Select the people you'd like to hide your story from, then tap in the top left. To unhide your story from someone, tap to unselect them.
You can also choose people to hide your story from as you're looking at who's seen your story. Tap more options to the right of their name and select Hide your story, then tap Hide.
Instagram app for iPhone
  1. Tap profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap more options in the top right, then tap settingsSettings.
  3. Tap Privacy, then tap Story.
  4. Tap the number of people next to Hide Story From.
  5. Select the people you'd like to hide your story from, then tap Done. To unhide your story from someone, tap to unselect them.
You can also choose people to hide your story from as you're looking at who's seen your story. Tap more options to the right of their name and select Hide your story, then tap Hide.
Instagram Lite app for Android
  1. Tap profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap more options in the top right, then tap settingsSettings.
  3. Tap Privacy, then tap Story.
  4. Tap the number of people below Hide Story From.
  5. Select the people you'd like to hide your story from, then tap in the top left. To unhide your story from someone, tap to unselect them.
You can also choose people to hide your story from as you're looking at who's seen your story. Tap more options to the right of their name and select Hide Your Story.
Keep in mind that hiding your story from someone is different from blocking them, and doesn't prevent them from seeing your profile and posts. Your account's privacy setting also affects where your story appears.
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