Instagram: How to Mute a Topic on Your Explore Tab


The Instagram app has now added topics to explore tab by categorizing content into different topics. You can browse the list of topics at the top section of your screen on explore tab.  Below is the screenshot of how exactly this section looks like on phone.




It allows you to just click on the topic and enjoy similar related content. For example, if you just want to look at what people are uploading related to travel, you can simply tap on “Travel” and enjoy the feed. However, it also allows you to mute one or more topics if you are not interested to let you narrow your topics down as per your requirement.

Let’s take a look at how these topics can actually be muted-

Step 1: Tap on “Search Icon” to go to Explore tab. There you will notice topics section on top of your screen as shown in the above screenshot.

Step 2: Long tap on the topic box that you want to mute. Long tapping will prompt you to a pop-up. (See below screenshot)



Step 3: Select Mute.


I hope you found this article helpful.

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