How do I report a post or profile for abuse or spam on Instagram?

If you have an Instagram account, you can report abuse, spam or anything else that doesn't follow our Community Guidelines.

Keep in mind that your report is anonymous, except if you’re reporting an intellectual property infringement. The account you reported won’t see who reported them.

There are multiple ways to report something or someone on the Instagram app for Android and iPhone:

Report a post through Feed
  1. Tap ig-three-dots (iPhone) orig-three-dots(Android) above the post.
  2. Tap Report.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Report someone through Direct

To restrict someone through Direct:

  1. Tap or in the top right of Feed.
  2. Tap the chat with the person you want to report.
  3. Tap the person's name at the top of your chat.
  4. Tap Report, then follow the on-screen instructions.
Report someone through their profile
  1. Tap their username from their Feed or story post, or tap and search their username to go to their profile.
  2. Tap ig-three-dots (iPhone) orig-three-dots(Android) in the top right of the profile.
  3. Tap Report.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.

There are also multiple ways to report something or someone on Instagram.com. from a computer or mobile browser:

Report a post through Feed
  1. Click or tap ig-three-dots in the top right of the post.
  2. Select Report and follow the on-screen instructions.
Report someone through their profile
  1. Click or tap their username from their Feed or story post, or click or tap and search their username to go to their profile.
  2. Click or tap ig-three-dots next to their username.
  3. Select Report User, then select the type of account you want to report and follow the on-screen instructions.

If you don't have an Instagram account, you can report abuse, spam or anything else that doesn't follow our Community Guidelines using this form.

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