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How to see mutual followers on Instagram?

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Instagram is by far one of the most popular social media platforms out there. It has completely revolutionised the way we share our lives online and how social media revolves around images. 

If you’re making a new account on Instagram, chances are that most of the people you’d know would already be there. Instagram also makes it extremely easy to see if you have any mutual followers with a particular person’s profile.

In this article, we’re taking a look at how you can check mutual followers with anyone on Instagram. 

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Checking mutual followers on the Instagram app

If you’re using Instagram using the app, here’s what you need to do.

  • Open the Instagram app and tap the Explore icon at the bottom.
  • Search for the profile you want to see the mutual followers with.
  • You’ll see your mutual followers listed right under the person’s bio.
  • Tap on it to open the mutual followers’ tab. 

And that’s how you can easily see all mutual followers and every other profile the person follows or who follows them, 

Note that if the profile you’re trying to see the mutuals with is private, you’ll only be able to see your mutual followers.

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Checking mutual followers on PC

If you’re using Instagram on a browser, here are the steps you need to follow.

Step 1: Head over to the Instagram website and log in with your account. 

Step 2: Search for the profile you want to see the mutuals with. 

Step 3: On the target profile page, you’ll be able to see all your mutual followers under the person’s bio.

You can further click on it to see a complete list of all mutual followers. 

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Yadullah Abidi

Yadullah Abidi

Yadullah is a Computer Science graduate who writes/edits/shoots/codes all things cybersecurity, gaming, and tech hardware. When he's not, he streams himself racing virtual cars. He's been writing and reporting on tech and cybersecurity with websites like Candid.Technology and MakeUseOf since 2018. You can contact him here: