You can hide likes on your own Instagram posts or those on your feed through the app’s settings.

You can hide the number of likes on your Instagram posts before sharing them.
You can also hide the number of likes on other people’s posts.
Hiding likes should not impact your account’s performance on Instagram.

Tracking likes and comments on social media can negatively impact mental health and make posting on Instagram feel more like a popularity contest rather than a space to connect with people. 

On Instagram, you can hide likes, letting you and your followers focus more on content and less on how well liked it is. 

There are a couple of ways to hide likes on Instagram. You can hide likes on your own posts, either when you create a post or afterward, as well as hide the number of likes from view when browsing other accounts. Here’s how to do it all. 

How to hide likes on posts from other Instagram accounts

This will keep you from seeing like counts when you browse posts from other Instagram users. 

1. Open the Instagram app. Go to your account page by tapping your profile icon at the bottom-right.

2. Tap the three-line menu at the top right. Tap Settings.

Here, you can also view your Saved posts and Close Friends list.

3. In the search field at the top of the Settings page, type “posts” and tap Posts when you see it in the search results.

4. In the Likes and Views section, tap the slider next to Hide Like and View Counts. The slider turns blue when this feature is activated.

You can hide like counts from other Instagram accounts.

How to hide likes on your own Instagram posts before sharing

You can hide the like count from other users when they browse your posts. You’ll need to do this for each new post as you create it. 

1. Start the process of creating a new Instagram post by choosing your picture, or video, and typing a caption.

2. On the New post page — the final page with the Share button at the top right — tap Advanced settings.

Unlike automatically hiding like counts from other Instagram accounts, hiding like counts from your own posts has to be done manually.

3. In the Like and view counts section, tap the slider next to Hide like and view counts on …read more

Source:: Business Insider

      

How to hide likes on Instagram, for your posts or others

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