Instagram offers you complete freedom to ward off baseless or inappropriate comments. You can hide specific words and phrases which are reported as offensive. There is also an option to completely turn off comments on Instagram posts on iPhone.
You can disable commenting both on your new and existing posts. Later, if you happen to change your mind and want to allow your followers to comment on your posts, you can instantly turn on commenting on particular posts. Here is how you can do it.
How to Turn Off Comments on Instagram Photos on iPhone
Step #1. Open the Instagram app on your iPhone.
Step #2. Next, you need to tap on the “+” button at the bottom center.
Step #3. Now, choose a photo from your library or capture an image or video → Tap on Next at the top right.
Step #4. Next, select the right filter. If you want to edit the image, tap on the Edit button at the bottom right corner. Then, you have the option to adjust brightness, contrast, saturation and more → Tap on Next at the top right corner.
Step #5. Now, write any caption for the post and tag people as usual.
Step #6. Next up, tap on Advance Settings.
Step #7. Finally, enable the switch next to Turn Off Commenting.
Step #8. Tap on the back button at the top left corner. Then, tap on Share at the top right.
Now, no-one will be able to comment on this post.
How to Completely Disable Comments from Existing Instagram Posts on iPhone
Step #1. Launch the Instagram app on your iOS device.
Step #2. Next, tap on the profile button at the bottom right corner → Choose the post on which you wish to disable comments.
Step #3. Now, tap on the three horizontal dots at the top right of the post.
Step #4. Select Turn Off Commenting.
How to Turn on Commenting on Instagram Posts
If you ever want to turn on commenting on your specific posts, you will be able to get it done easily.
Step #1. Open the Instagram app on your device.
Step #2. Next, tap on the profile button at the bottom right corner → Select the photo or video on which you want to enable comment.
Step #3. Tap on the three dots at the top right of the post.
Step #4. Now, choose Turn On Commenting.
The option to completely disable commenting is very helpful, isn't it? If you don't want to be disturbed by unpleasant comments, it's the right way to go. What's your take on it?
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