Keeping Instagram a safe and supportive place

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We’re committed to building a community where everyone feels supported. Learn how to stay safe so you can express yourself freely and explore your interests.

VIDEO LIBRARY

Explore videos that address the community’s top questions.

WHAT TO DO IF HACKED

HOW TO ACTIVATE TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD

HOW TO MAKE A PRIVATE ACCOUNT

HOW TO REMOVE FOLLOWERS

HOW TO DELETE AND TURN OFF COMMENTS

HOW TO CHECK LOGIN ACTIVITY

HOW TO CHECK EMAILS FROM INSTAGRAM

HOW TO MUTE SOMEONE

HOW TO REPORT CONTENT

Your safety is our top priority. Find out ways to help protect and secure your account.

ACCOUNT SECURITY

Strengthen the security of your account so no one has access who shouldn’t.

PRIVACY FEATURES

Explore our privacy features that put you in control.

SAFETY TOOLS

Keep your account safe from unwanted behavior and harassment.

REPORTING ABUSE

Report content and accounts you find questionable or think go against our Community Guidelines.

MANAGE YOUR EXPERIENCE

Your experience on Instagram should be intentional and inspiring. These tools can help you manage your time online.

PROTECTING OUR COMMUNITY

If someone you know is in immediate physical danger, please contact local law enforcement. Here are some other ways to take action.

COMMUNITY GUIDELINES

Our Community Guidelines respect the diverse perspectives of individuals who use Instagram, to foster a safe and supportive environment for everyone.

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RESOURCES

If someone has expressed they are going through a difficult time and you think they may need some support, please reach out to an organization that can help.

FEATURED ARTICLES

Learn more about our community policies and guidelines.