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How to turn off Instagram notifications?

Instagram is one of the most popular social media networks out there right now. However, with people obsessively scrolling on the platform, getting a hoard of notifications can be a bit of an issue.

In this article, we’re talking about how you can turn off Instagram notifications. There are two ways you can go about this.

  • Turning the notifications off from the Instagram app.
  • Disabling notifications from the system settings. 

The difference between the two is that disabling notifications from the Instagram app will only work up until eight hours. If you’re looking for a more permanent solution, you’re going to have to use the system settings.

Also read: How to see mutual followers on Instagram?

How to turn off Instagram notifications using the app?

Here are the steps you need to follow. 

How to turn off Instagram notifications? | Candid.Technology
  • Open the Instagram app and tap on your profile picture in the bottom-right.
  • Tap on the hamburger menu icon in the top-left.
  • Tap on Settings. 
How to turn off Instagram notifications? | Candid.Technology
  • Head over to Notifications.
  • Tap on Pause All.
  • Select the duration you want to disable the notifications.

Aforementioned, you can only disable notifications for up to eight hours using this method.

Also read: Restrict vs Block on Instagram: Key differences and Privacy guide

How to turn off Instagram notifications using the system settings?

If you’re looking to permanently disable all notifications once and for all, follow these steps.

How to turn off Instagram notifications? | Candid.Technology
  • Head over to the system settings and tap on Apps & notifications.
  • Tap See all Apps
  •  Find Instagram on the list. 
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  • Tap on Notifications.
  • Here you can chose whether you want to disable all notifications or just a few specific types of notifications. 

On iOS

Go to your device’s settings and follow the steps mentioned below.

How to fix the 'Instagram notifications not working' issue?
Here the Instagram notifications are allowed. Toggle the switch to disable notifications
  • Tap on Notifications. 
  • Scroll down to find Instagram in the list and tap on it to proceed.
  • Make sure the Allow Notifications toggle is disabled.

Also read: How to hide comments when watching Instagram live?

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