Instagram is the best place to show your creativity and get the praise instantly, where you can post your favorite pictures and videos. And, your followers can like and comment on your shared post as well. But, sometime you may get certain abusive and offensive comments by some followers which you would want to disable. That’s why here we come with this guide to know how you can disable comments on Instagram posts on Android and iPhone.

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There are two different methods which will help you to stop your followers and others from commenting on your Instagram posts. Method one is to disable commenting on your new Instagram post and the second way is to disable commenting on an already posted Instagram post. Let me show you how you can enable comments on a particular Instagram post as well. Let’s try them out!

How to Disable Comments on Instagram Posts on Android and iPhoneHow to Turn Off Comments on Instagram Photos on Android or iPhone

Step #1. Launch the Instagram app on your Smartphone.

Launch Instagram app on your SmartphoneStep #2. Tap on the ‘+’ button to add a new post from your smartphone gallery.

Tap on the + button to add a new postStep #3. Select the photo you want to upload to Instagram from gallery and tap on ‘Next’.

Select the photo you want to upload and tap on NextStep #4. Add the filter you like to from the options given below the selected picture and tap on ‘Next’.

Add the filter you like to from the options given below, and then tap on NextStep #5. Now, Tap on Advanced Settings at the very bottom of your screen.

Tap on Advanced SettingsStep #6. Here you will find a toggle switch just next to ‘Turn Off Commenting’ option, tap on the switch to enable the option.

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Enable the Switch to Next Turn Off CommentingStep #7. Tap on ‘Back icon’ on the top left of your screen, then write any caption and tap on ‘Share’ button to share the post.

Tap on Back icon and then Tap on ShareWith this now you have successfully disabled comments on your new Instagram post.

How to Disable Comments from Existing Instagram Posts on Android or iPhone

Step #1. Launch the Instagram app on your Smartphone.

Step #2. Tap on the ‘Profile’ icon, then select any post from the list of your already published post.

Tap on Profile icon, then select any already published PostStep #3. Tap on the three horizontal dots on the top right corner just above your post.

Tap on the three horizontal linesStep #4. Select ‘Turn Off Commenting’ option from the list of options popped up.

Select Turn Off Commenting optionNow no one can comment on this particular post.

Note: Well, you can also turn it on again in future, you will just need to follow the above steps and in Step #4, select ‘Turn On Commenting’ and your followers will be still able to comment on that picture.


So now keep your worries behind and make your Instagram posts protected from irrelevant comments. The only drawback is that even your known follower will also not be able to comment. Well, you can delete the specific comment by long pressing on it and tap the delete icon at the top-right corner.

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