How to Hide Last Active Status on Instagram (Android & iOS)

Today we are going to tell you how to hide your last active status on Instagram. This is a new feature that Instagram has added to show your activity. With it, your contacts can know when was the last time you were active.

In this small guide, first we are going to tell you how to hide your last connection to Instagram in the Android application. Then we will do exactly the same, but with the steps to follow in iOS. And finally, we’ll also tell you how to see the last connection time of your friends that haven’t disabled the option.

Hide your Last Connection to Instagram on Android

When you enter the Instagram application for Android, you have to click on the Profile icon. Its the one that you have in the lower part of the whole on the right, and has the shape of a head. It will take you to your personal profile, which is where you have to take the next step.

Once you are in your profile, now you have to click on the icon of the three vertical points that you have on the top right. That icon is the Options one, and it will take you to the menu where you can change the settings of the application.

This menu has many options, but the one you are looking for is at the bottom. Just at the end of the options, before the help section, click on the option Show Activity Status. The activation button must be to the left and in gray, indicating that the option is disabled.

Show Activity Status Instagram Option

How to Hide your Activity on Instagram in iOS

If you are an iOS user, the way to go is basically the same. You also start on the main screen where you see all the photos of your contacts, and in it, you must click on the icon of Profile that you have down to the right of the whole, it is the one with the drawing of a head.

When you enter your profile, now click on the gear icon that you have at the top. It’s the icon that you have just to the right of Edit Profile, and it will take you to the menu where you can change the settings of the application.

Finally, in the options menu, you have to search and click on the option Show Activity Status. The activation button must be to the left and in gray, indicating that the option is disabled.

How to See The Last Connection of your Friends

If you don’t deactivate the activity status option, anyone can know when was the last time you connected. If you know this information about your contacts, click on the Direct icon that you have on the top right of the Instagram main page. Direct is the internal Instagram chat application, and in it, you can see all your contacts.

Activity Status Instagram Direct

When you are in Direct, you will have a list of contacts or you can open conversations. In this list, under the username, you will see that it sets Active X ago. That will be the time since the user last entered the app. To the right of that indicator, you will have another, but that refers to the last time you spoke for Direct.

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