How To Turn Off Instagram Direct Story Sharing?

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How To Turn Off Instagram Direct Story Sharing?

Instagram just released a new way to share stories with friends. You can now send an Instagram story of someone you follow to other users as a direct message. This leaves a lot of Instagram users wondering: How To Turn Off Instagram Direct Story Sharing?

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Instagram's Press Release Stated:

If you prefer to turn off the ability for others to share your story in Direct, you can always disable the option in your stories settings. And if you have a Private Account, only your followers can view your story in Direct."

How To Disable The Direct Story Sharing Option On Your Instagram Account:

  • Tap the settings icon in the upper left-hand corner of the camera screen
  • Go to your Story settings to change up sharing permissions.
  • Toggle "Story Sharing" off and you're all set!

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