How to hide like and view counts on new, existing and other users’ posts on Instagram

Instagram allows you to hide like and view counts on your own posts as well as other people’s posts. Instagram’s parent company as hiding like counts allows users to focus on consuming and sharing content rather than obsessing over the number of likes they receive. Here is a simple guide you can follow to hide like and view counts on new, existing, and other users’ posts on Instagram.

How to hide like and view counts on Instagram

How to hide like and view counts on new posts

  1. Create a new Instagram post. How to hide like and view counts on Instagram 1
  2. When you get to the last menu before sharing, tap Advanced Settings at the bottom of the menu.How to hide like and view counts on Instagram 1
  3. Toggle on the switch next to Hide Like and View Counts. Return to the previous menu and share as usual.How to hide like and view counts on Instagram 1

How to hide like and view counts on existing posts

  1. Open any existing post. > tap the three dots in the top-right corner of the post.
  2. Select Hide Like Count from the pop-up menu.How to hide like and view counts on Instagram 1

How to hide like and view counts on other users’ posts on your feed

  1. Tap your profile picture > menu button in the top-right corner of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings in the pop-up card. Select Privacy.How to hide like and view counts on new posts 5
  3. Select Posts.How to hide like and view counts on Instagram posts
  4. Toggle on the switch next to Hide Like and View Counts.How to hide like and view counts on Instagram posts

We hope this guide helped you learn how to hide like and view counts on Instagram. If you have any questions, let us know in the comments below.

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