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

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.

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

How to report a post

  1. Tap (iOS) or(Android) above the post.
  2. Tap Report.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

How to report a profile

  1. Tap (iOS) or (Android) in the top right of the profile.
  2. Tap Report.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

How to report something when using Instagram on the web

If you're using Instagram on the web (example: on a computer or web browser) and you see something that isn't following our Community Guidelines, you can either report the account of the person who posted it or report the post.

  • To report someone's account, go to their profile and click next to their username. Select Report user. Then click the type of account you want to report and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • To report a post, click below the post. Then click Report inappropriate and follow the on-screen instructions.

Learn how to report a comment.

Keep in mind that when you report something, your information isn't shared with the person whose post or profile you're reporting.

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