How do I report a comment on Instagram?
If you see comments that aren't following our Community Guidelines, you can report them. This may include comments like spam, hate speech and false information. To report a comment:
Instagram app for Android
  1. Tap below the post.
  2. Tap the comment, you'd like to report.
  3. Tap .
  4. Tap Report this comment.
  5. Select an option for why the comment is abusive, then follow the on-screen instructions. Note: After you report a comment you'll no longer see it, but this doesn't mean the comment was removed by Instagram.
Instagram app for iPhone
  1. Tap below the post.
  2. Swipe left over the comment.
  3. Tap .
  4. Tap Report this comment.
  5. Select an option for why the comment is abusive, then follow the on-screen instructions. Note: After you report a comment you'll no longer see it, but this doesn't mean the comment was removed by Instagram.
Instagram.com from a mobile browser
  1. Tap below the post.
  2. Tap and hold a comment, then tap Report.
  3. Select an option for why the comment is abusive, then follow the on-screen instructions. Note: After you report a comment you'll no longer see it, but this doesn't mean the comment was removed by Instagram.
Instagram.com from a computer
  1. Click more actions next to the comment you want to report.
  2. Click Report.
  3. Select an option for why the comment is abusive, then follow the on-screen instructions. Note: After you report a comment you'll no longer see it, but this doesn't mean the comment was removed by Instagram.
Instagram Lite app for Android
  1. Tap below the post.
  2. Tap the comment, then tap Report.
  3. Select an option for why the comment is abusive, then follow the on-screen instructions. Note: After you report a comment you'll no longer see it, but this doesn't mean the comment was removed by Instagram.
After you report a comment, you can also choose to restrict or block the person whose comment you reported.
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.
If someone leaves an inappropriate comment on your post, you can delete it.
Learn more about how to report a post or profile you think goes against our Community Guidelines.
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