Similar to other social media platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook etc, Instagram also added a new feature called as ‘Activity Status’ in Direct Message section. Using this feature, you can see when your friend was last time online or their current status. Many of us like this feature, but there may be various reasons if you don’t want to show your online status to anyone.
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This feature will be by default enabled on your Instagram profile. But if you want to make it private, then you can easily hide or turn off it. Let’s see how you can hide your Last Seen Activity Status on Instagram?
Hide Your Last Seen Activity Status on Instagram
Your activity status can only be seen by the people whom you follow back and anyone you sent a message on it. If you turn it off, then you also won’t be able to see the activity status of other persons. So, its a tit for tat condition.
Follow the steps as given below:
Step 1: First Update your Instagram App and log in with your account credentials.
Step 2: Head to your Instagram Profile and tap on ‘
Step 3: Just scroll down and tap on ‘Activity Status’ option under ‘Privacy & Security’ Settings –> Just toggle off the cog icon to disable this feature.
Now, you can privately visit your Instagram profile and your Activity status won’t be shown to anyone. If you want to see others Last activity, then you have to turn it on.