How Do You Remove Ghost Followers On Instagram?

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How Do You Remove Ghost Followers On Instagram?

Instagram can be tricky and privacy is important. There are lots of reasons to want to remove ghost followers on Instagram and we're here to help!

The Answer:

Ghost followers, fake accounts, the best way to remove someone from your follower list and prevent any reoccurring issues, is to block the user.

According to the Instagram Help Center, people aren't notified when you block them and that person can't view your photos, videos or even search for your profile.

Interestingly enough there is no mention of whether the person is removed from your follower list.

However, that is indeed what happens and when you refresh your friends list, the follower that you have blocked will no longer be there.

How To Remove And Block Someone From Your Followers List:

  • Log into Instagram,
  • Tap their username to go to their profile
  • Tap (iPhone/iPad) or (Android) in the top-right
  • Tap Block

To Unblock Someone:

  • Follow the steps above, but this time tap "Unblock"

Please Note: You can block someone using the Instagram app on your phone or tablet, but not on the web.

If you have more unanswered Instagram questions you can find answers and help directly from the source by going to Instagram's Help Center.

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