How do I mute or unmute someone's Instagram story?

If you don't want someone's story to appear in the bar at the top of Feed, you can mute their story.

To mute someone's story

Instagram app for Android and iPhone
  1. At the top of feed, tap and hold the profile picture of the person whose story you'd like to mute.
  2. Select Mute, then tap Mute Story.
Instagram Lite app for Android

If you don't want someone's story to appear in the bar at the top of Feed, you can mute their story:

  1. At the top of feed, tap and hold the profile picture of the person whose story you'd like to mute.
  2. Select Mute, then tap next to Story.

To unmute someone's story

  1. Tap their username from their Feed post, or tap and search their username to go to their profile.
  2. Tap Following below their bio.
  3. Tap Mute, then tap next to Stories.

If you mute someone's stories, you won't see their story at the top of your feed. Muting someone's story is different from unfollowing them and from muting their profile. You'll still see their posts in feed.

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