How do I find people I know to follow on Instagram?

Connect contacts

To find people to follow on Instagram, you can look through people from your contact list:

  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 Account, then tap Contacts Syncing.
  4. Tap next to Connect Contacts to turn on to contact syncing.

Learn more about what happens when you connect Instagram to your phone's contact list. You can also tap at the bottom of the screen to search for people you'd like to follow.

Disconnect contacts

To disconnect your contacts:

  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 Account, then tap Contacts Syncing.
  4. Tap next to Connect Contacts to turn off contact syncing.
  5. Tap Disconnect.
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