How to Make Your Instagram Photos Private?

Instagram is an online mobile photo & video sharing service which was launched in October 2010. It was acquired by Facebook in April 2012. It allows you to capture a photo & record a video, apply digital filters and effect to them and share them to other social networking sites. Now a days, number of privacy issues are increasing on Instagram. You can make your photos private so that only those who are approved to view your photos can access them. You can turn privacy ON to approve follow requests. Your existing followers won't be affected.

Here are the steps to Make Your Instagram Photos Private:

  1. Go to http://instagram.com/ & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.
  2. Download "Instagram App" on your phone from the Play store & launch it.
  3. Open "Instagram app" on your phone.
  4. Go to you profile page.
  5. Tap "Edit Your Profile" button located near your profile picture.
  6. Scroll down and look for the "Photos are Private" box (near the bottom for Android/iPhone/iPad).
  7. Move slider from left to right to turn ON "Photos are Private".
  8. Tap "check mark" button located at the top right corner on the screen.
  9. Instagram will ask you for confirmation. Click "Yes" button to confirm it.
  10. Your Instagram photos are now private.

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