How do I approve or deny a follower request on Instagram?
If your account is set to private, anyone who wants to see your photos or videos will have to send you a follower request.
To approve or deny a follower request on Instagram:
Instagram app for Android and iPhone:
  1. Tap at the top to see Follow requests.
  2. Tap Confirm to approve a request. Tap Delete to deny a request.
Instagram.com from a mobile browser
  1. Tap at the top.
  2. Tap Follow requests.
  3. Tap Confirm to approve a request. Tap Delete to deny a request.
Instagram.com from a computer
  1. Click Notifications from the menu on the left.
  2. Click Follow requests.
  3. Click Confirm to approve a request. Click Delete to deny a request.
Instagram Lite app for Android
  1. Tap at the top to see Follow requests.
  2. Tap Confirm to approve a request. Tap Delete to deny a request.
If you accidentally deny a follow request, you can ask the person to request to follow you again.
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