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.

How to report a post on the Instagram app for Android and iPhone:

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

How to report a profile on the Instagram app for Android and iPhone:

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

How to report something on Instagram.com. from a computer or mobile browser:
  • 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 in the top right of the post. Then click Report Inappropriate 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.

Learn how to report a comment.

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