5 Steps to Strengthen Security on your Instagram Profile

5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile

In this article we will talk about 5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile. Instagram is a famous Image and Video sharing social media platform which is mostly popular among the youths. Today, more than 60 million Instagram users are using this platform and around 10 billion photos are being shared everyday through this social media platform.

 

5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile

5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile

 

Some of the photos and videos shared on this platform are private, which are posted to show to the familiar people, but there is always exists the possibility of their misuse.

That is why it becomes necessary to strengthen security on your Instagram profile.

 

Let us discuss 5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile one by one.

 

1) Set the Manual Tag

If you have default settings in your Instagram profile, then any user can tag photos and videos with your profile which you may not like or you may also have any objectionable tags from these sources.

In this situation, you have to change the functionality in the App Settings of your Instagram account

 

 

5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile

5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile

 

Go to your profile>click on SCREEN on your right>Click on ‘Photo of your option’. You will be shown the Add Automatically, Add Manually options with the three Dots. Here choose Add Manually Options and at last approve it after the tag is shown.

 

2) Block the Location Data

If you want to delete data location from your old post for any reason and want to post the location of the post in the future then it is possible to do it.

5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile

5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile

 

To delete the data location from the old post, first go to your post> open up to three dots in the upper right corner> select edit option> remove the location information shown above the post.

 

If the data location of the post is not shared in the future (i-phones only), For this

 

 

5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile

5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile

 

Go to Privacy in the Settings menu>Go to Location in the Location Service> Select the Never Option. After this your location will not be shared automatically.

 

3) Block the Suspicious Users

5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile

5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile

If any user will start troubling on your Instagram profile then it is good to block these suspicious users. For that you have to go to that user’s profile> click on the three dots on the right side>click on the block that appears and block that suspicious user.

 

4) Reduce the use of Hash tags

 

5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile

5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile

Although the hashtag is a better option for reach out the contents to more and more user. If you use hashtags on public Instagram, then the user’s post appears on the related Hashtag. But if you do not want everyone to see your photos and videos, make the minimum use of the hashtag.

 

5) Change to Private Account

If the above efforts do not provide a secure experience, it would be advisable to switch your profile to a private account, which will only allow the viewers to see the post.

5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile

5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile

For this go to Account from settings>You will see the option of Private account> By changing the Scroll button you can change your Instagram account into private account.

 

Conclusion

These are the 5 steps to strengthen security on your Instagram profile. I hope you will learn something on how to prevent your Instagram profile from getting leaked and saved from unusual activities in you profile.

By applying these steps and methods you can make your Instagram profile strongly secured and will be saved from unnecessary troubles when your Instagram account would remain open for all the suspicious users.

 

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