Remove potential spam accounts from your list of Instagram followers
You can review and remove potential spam and bot followers from your follower list on Instagram. Accounts that are likely to be spam can’t follow you without your confirmation.
Review potential spam accounts
Accounts that are likely to be spam will be filtered to a separate list in your Followers tab. To review potential spam accounts:
  1. Tap or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap your follower list, then tap Potential spam.
  3. Tap Confirm to approve a request. Tap Delete to deny a request.
Remove all potential spam accounts
You can remove all accounts that have been filtered as potential spam. We won’t tell them that they’ve been removed from your followers. To remove all potential spam accounts:
  1. Tap or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap your follower list, then tap Potential spam.
  3. Tap Remove all spam followers, then tap Remove.
Adjust your spam filter
You can turn your spam filter on or off in your settings. To turn your spam filter on or off:
  1. Tap or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap menu in the top right, then tap Settings and privacy.
  3. Tap Followers.
  4. Tap toggle next to Filter spam followers to toggle the filter on and off.
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