How to Hide Likes & Views Count on Instagram 2021

News updates have been rolling out on various social media platforms over the past few days. Instagram has also come up with a new update, the new update adds the feature to Hide Likes & Views Count. This update seems very interesting for the users who want privacy on the likes and views count on their posts as well as others posts.

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In this post, I would guide you to activate this brand new feature rolled out by Instagram post update and hide the counts of likes and views on your posts for other users and also hide likes on others posts.

Instagram has been testing this feature in some of the countries from the past as mental health has become a disease these days. Instagram feels that people are so much obsessed with the likes and comments on people’s posts and are negatively impacted to see high counts on other’s posts and lower on theirs.

With this feature, you would be able to see the likes and views on your own posts, but won’t be able to see the same for others.

Steps to Hide Likes Count on Others Posts on Instagram

Read the steps mentioned below, if you are looking at how to hide likes count on other’s posts on Instagram. To use the new feature of Instagram, follow the steps mentioned below.

Step 1: Open Instagram App on your mobile.
Step 2: Go to your profile.
Step 3: Tap on the three horizontal lines at the top-right corner.
Step 4: Go to Settings from the available options.
Step 5: Click on Privacy.
Step 6: Tap on Posts.
Step 7: Turn ON the option to Hide Like and View Counts.

After this, you won’t be able to see the likes on other people’s posts.

Steps to Hide Likes Count on Your Posts on Instagram

You can Hide Likes Count on Your Posts on Instagram in two different ways i.e., before publishing the post or after publishing the post. The steps to do the same for both the methods has been discussed below.

How to Hide Likes Count before posting

Step 1: Open Instagram App on your mobile.
Step 2: Go to your profile.
Step 3: Click on the + icon and select Feed Post.
Step 4: Choose the photo that you want to post and select it.
Step 5: Click the arrow button for next.
Step 6: You will now be able to add a caption, tag people, location for your post.
Step 7: On the same screen you’ll see an advanced setting option. Click on it.
Step 8: Turn ON Hide Like and View Counts on This Post.

How to Hide Likes Count after posting

Follow the steps mentioned below to hide the likes count after you’ve posted your post.

Step 1: Go to the post for which you want to hide the like counts.
Step 2: Click on the three dots at the top-right corner of the post.
Step 3: You will see an option as Hide Like Count.
Step 4: Click on Hide Like Count

Conclusion

I hope this post helped you to make the best use of the new update of Instagram by hiding the likes count on your instagram.

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