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How to Appear Offline On Instagram DM 2023

Are you too want to appear offline on Instagram DM? Reportedly, the last confirmed number of people on Instagram is around 2 billion, and we could say that currently, Instagram rules the world.

If you are the one who likes to disappear while browsing your Instagram feed or on your DM section, then you need to know about Instagram’s latest Activity feature. The feature is now available for both Instagram itself and its inbox.  

Scrolling and checking out the latest posts has become a daily routine for most users. But, some users don’t want to show their activity to anyone.

Wait, how do I do that?

In this article, we will walk through how to appear offline on Instagram DM. In addition, how to turn off your activity status on a web version or for a specific person.

How To Appear Offline On Instagram: Step-By-Step

The below-discussed steps work on both Android and iOS devices.

Step 1: Open the Instagram app on your device.

Step 2: Go to your profile by hitting on the profile icon in the bottom right corner of the screen.

Step 3: Hit the three horizontal lines in the top right.

Step 4: Choose Settings.

Step 5: Go to Privacy.

Step 6: Choose Activity Status.

Step 7: Tap the toggle icon next to Show Activity Status.

Once you’ve done this, Instagram won’t let anyone know about your activity status. And you will no longer display the green dot next to your DP.

Note: Please note, when you turn off this feature, you too won’t have any options to see other accounts’ activity status.

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How To Appear Offline On Instagram Web (PC)

Step 1: Go to and enter your login credentials.

Step 2: Click on your profile in the top right, then choose Setting.

Step 3: On your left side panel, click on Privacy and Security.

Step 4: Now, uncheck the box stating Show Activity Status.

How To Appear Offline On Instagram For One Person

If you want to hide your activity status for a specific person, then, restricting them is a good option for you.

Note: Don’t worry, they won’t be notified, when you restrict someone.

How To Restrict Someone on Instagram in 2023

Step 1: Go to their profile (the person you want to restrict)

Step 2: Hit the three dots in the top-right.

Step 3: Tap on the Restrict option.

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