How To Turn Off Last Seen On Instagram (Easy Guide 2019) – Faqontech

How To Turn Off Last Seen On Instagram (Easy guide 2019)

by Abioye Shinaayomi
How To Turn Off Last Seen On Instagram

Wondering how to turn off Last Seen on Instagram? Well it’s actually very easy to stop this annoying feature on your Instagram application.

Social media always find a way to breach one’s privacy don’t they?… And, a while ago they came up with the Idea on Instagram to show your Last seen to your friends just exactly like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp’s last seen activity of users.

Instagram’s last seen feature can be checked by visiting your direct messages (DM). There, you can see little timestamps showing the last time someone you chatted with visited their Instagram. The timestamps let you see up to the last minute the person used Instagram.

Instagram users of Instagram app v25 and newer will have the activity status. So if you’ve updated your app since 2017 December, you’ll have this feature active.However, Instagram users who have not updated their app, and are using v25 and older, will not be able to see their activity status at all, and neither will their followers too.

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Now, let’s move on. How can we turn off this Instagram feature?

How To Turn Off Last Seen On Instagram (For Android users)

  • Open the Instagram app on your Android Smartphone.
  • Switch to your Instagram profile by clicking on the person silhouette icon on the far right of the bottom bar.

How To Turn Off Last Seen On Instagram

  • Tap on the Three-line Menu button in the top-right corner of your device screen.
  • Scroll down to the bottom and tap on the Settings menu.

How To Turn Off Last Seen On Instagram

  • Then, click on the Privacy and Security option
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How To Turn Off Last Seen On Instagram

  • Tap on the Activity status option

How To Turn Off Last Seen On Instagram

  • You’ll see the checked Show Activity Status option.
  • Disable the option and your last seen on Instagram will stay hidden.

How To Turn Off Last Seen On Instagram

How To Turn Off Last Seen On Instagram (For iPhone users)

  • Open the Instagram app on your iPhone device.
  • Switch to your Instagram profile by tapping the person silhouette icon on the far right of the bottom bar.
  • Tap on the Settings gear icon next to your Edit Profile button.
  • Now, Scroll down to the bottom of the Settings menu.
  • You should now see the new Show Activity Status option.
  • Disable the option and your last seen on Instagram will stay hidden.
Note that: Once this feature is turned off, you won’t see other people’s last seen either. If you should choose to turn it on again, you’ll be see when they were last online in your list of Direct Messages.

Well, that’s it for how to turn off last seen on Instagram… Did you enjoy this article??? Well, we hope you did… If you didn’t you can tell us your reasons using the comment section below…

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