Instagram is a photo and video sharing website on the go. You can take a picture while walking and upload it straight to Instagram for your Instagram followers to see. It’s stunning sharing pictures and videos of yourself for the whole world to see. However, you can only become popular when you have many Instagram followers but if you want to remove Instagram followers you have to dig dip into your Instagram account.
Instagram has a feature to delete your Instagram account, and also remove Instagram followers. However, once you remove a follower on Insta you will not be able to see the followers activities. The same thing happens to the follower, he or she will not be able to see all your Instagram activities.
It also means that you are losing a follower on Insta if you choose to remove him or her. However, for any reason whatsoever, it is advisable that you should not remove your Instagram followers rather you can choose to block them for a while.
When you block your followers on Instagram you will not be able to send Instagram direct messages [DM] and the person blocked will not be able to send Instagram DM to you as well. Also, all your activities on Insta will be blocked from the follower you blocked while others will be seeing your updates.
But if you choose to remove your followers on Instagram here is the best post for you. Here in this post, we’ll share with you step-by-step procedure to remove Instagram followers.
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How to Remove Instagram Followers Summary
This is the summary of how to remove followers on Instagram….
1. Log in to your Instagram account
2. Set your Instagram account to private
3. Access your Instagram followers list
4. Click on the name of the person you want to remove
5. Click on remove option
Let us now show in details how to remove someone from your Instagram account for them to stop seeing your Instagram updates.
How to Set Instagram Account to Private for Followers Removal
This is necessary if you want to remove followers on your Instagram account. A public Instagram account cannot remove followers rather they can block followers from accessing their profile and updates. However, for the sake of removing followers on Instagram here is how to set your Instagram account to private.
Log in to your Instagram account and click on the head with a shoulder. Then you will be taken to your Instagram dashboard. From the dashboard click on the ellipsis [3-dots] to the upper right of a head and a shoulder.
On the new page look out for the private account option and click on the toggle option to enable it.
A new window will popup asking whether you want to change your Instagram account to private. Click OK to change your Instagram account from public to private account.
It’s after this that we’ll be able to remove Instagram followers from our private Instagram account.
How to Remove Instagram Followers
As at the time of writing this post, there is no bulk Instagram followers remover. So you cannot remove more than One Instagram follower at a time. The Insta removal feature is the same as unfriending someone on Facebook. Once removed there will be no single connection between you both unless either of you chooses to follow the other after the removal.
Log in to your Instagram account on your Instagram app. You need the latest Instagram app to use this feature. You can either update your Instagram app to the latest version or download the latest Instagram account from here for Android & windows phone and here for iOS phones.
Click on the human head with a shoulder to access your Instagram dashboard. Click on followers above your Instagram “Edit your profile”.
You entire Instagram followers list will be displayed. Scroll down the page to the name of the Instagram follower you want to remove. Click on the ellipsis [3-dots] in front of the person’s name [right in front of follower or following] and wait for a pop-up option.
From the popup click on remove option to remove follower.
Note that this will not block the Instagram follower rather it will remove the follower front your list of followers and there will not be a single association between your Instagram account and the follower. This feature works exactly like unfriending someone on Facebook.
With this method, you can remove all your Instagram follower but as at the time of writing this post, there is no way for bulk Instagram follower removal.
Were you able to use this procedure to remove Instagram followers from your account when you set it to private? Please comment below.
Note: After removing someone from your Instagram account from private account kindly go back to make your Instagram account public so that you will be able to get more Instagram followers.