How to Unmute Someone on Instagram

Instasize Team
July 2, 2024

How to Unmute Someone on Instagram

Hey there! So, you've muted someone on Instagram, and now you want them back on your feed. No worries. Here's a simple step-by-step guide on how to unmute someone on Instagram.

Why Unmute Someone on Instagram?

  • Get updates from your favorite people again
  • Stay connected with your friends' posts and stories
  • Ensure you don't miss important announcements or fun moments

Steps to Unmute Someone on Instagram

  1. Open Instagram App: Fire up the Instagram app on your iOS or Android device.
  2. Navigate to the Profile: Go to the profile of the person you want to unmute. You can do this by searching for their username in the search bar.
  3. Tap on 'Following': Once you're on their profile, tap on the 'Following' button, which you'll find right below their bio and profile picture.
  4. Access the Mute Settings: A menu will pop up. Here, tap on 'Mute.'
  5. Unmute Options: You'll see two options – one for posts and one for stories. Toggle off the switch next to 'Posts' or 'Stories' or both to unmute them.

Bam! You're done. You should now start seeing their posts and stories again.

Tips for Managing Your Instagram Feed

  • Use 'Close Friends': Add people to your 'Close Friends' list to see their stories more frequently.
  • Utilize 'Favorites': Mark important profiles as favorites so their posts always appear at the top of your feed.
  • Mute Notifications: Customize notifications if you want to avoid getting alerts but don't want to mute completely.

How to Use Instasize for Instagram

Here’s a little nugget – if you're into upping your Instagram game, check out Instasize.

  • Image Resizing: Perfect for making your photos fit perfectly into Instagram's dimensions.
  • Magic Fill: Expand and extend your images to fit without losing quality.
  • Filters and Borders: Add a professional touch to your photos.
  • Cloud Storage: Keep all your edited images secure and accessible.


Can I unmute someone from the Instagram web version? Currently, Instagram's desktop version doesn’t support unmuting. You'll need to use the mobile app.

Will the person know that I have muted or unmuted them? Nope, Instagram doesn't notify users when they are muted or unmuted.

Do I have to follow someone to mute or unmute them? Yes, you need to follow the person to mute or unmute their posts and stories.

There you have it! Simple steps to unmute someone on Instagram.