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:

  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 > Mute Story.

To unmute a story you've muted, repeat these steps and select Unmute (iPhone) or Unmute Story (Android).

If you mute someone's stories, their stories:
  • Will appear at the end of the bar at the top of feed
  • Won't have a colorful ring around them when they're updated
  • Won't automatically play when you watch stories

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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