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Are you new to Instagram? If YES, getting started with it might put you in an ocean. I mean, you’ll be confused seeing its interface for the first time.
The first and foremost thing you’d like to do after joining Instagram is to connect with your friends and family. Following them will help you get your job done.
But, how can you follow someone on Instagram? This is what I’ll be discussing in this article. Moreover, I’ll answer all the related questions revolving around it.
How to Follow Someone On Instagram
This works on both Android & iPhone.
Step 1: Launch the Instagram app on your device.
Step 2: Tap the search icon present at the bottom of your home screen.
Step 3: Search for the user you wish to follow.
Step 4: Once you’re on their profile, tap the blue Follow button.
If it’s a public account, you will be following them immediately without their approval.
How to Follow A Private Account On Instagram
If a profile shows “This account is private”, you won’t be able to follow them unless they approve your follow request.
Step 1: To follow a private account, tap Follow on their profile.
Step 2: Wait for them to respond to your request.
Step 3: Once they approve your request, you’ll be following them.
You will now be able to see their posts and stories.
Can You Follow Someone On Instagram Without Notifying Them?
No, it’s not possible to follow people on Instagram without notifying them. Once you hit that follow button, they will receive a notification saying “your-username started following you”.