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Is Instagram suggesting you unwanted and inappropriate reels on your feed?
If yes, you’re in the right place. In this article, we’ll see how you can change suggested reels and also discover if there’s a way to completely get rid of the suggested reels section on Instagram.
How Does Instagram Suggest You Reels?
Instagram suggests reels based on the reels videos you’ve previously watched. The ones with which you interact the most, those types of reels are likely to be suggested to you.
However, Instagram’s suggestions are not always perfect. It sometimes suggests you reel which is out of your interest.
Inappropriate reels appearing frequently on your feed may frustrate you and you should try getting rid of them. Let’s see how you can control suggested reels on your feed.
How to Change Suggested Reels On Instagram
Step 1: Launch Instagram and find the Suggested Reels section. It may appear anywhere on your feed.
Step 2: Tap and open the reel that you don’t want to be suggested.
Step 3: Tap the three dots icon in the bottom right.
Step 4: Tap Not interested.
A message will be displayed on your screen that says “Thanks! Your feedback helps improve your experience.”
Now, repeat the same for every reel you don’t want to appear in your feed. Instagram will stop suggesting you the type of reels you’ve marked as Not interested.
There’s also an alternate way to change the suggested reels that Instagram shows you. What you need to do is watch reels that you like and enjoy. Then, interact with them by liking and commenting. This way, Instagram will gradually suggest reels based on your interests.
If you’re seeing a lot of sensitive (adult) content on your feed, here’s how you can prevent them.
Step 1: On your profile, tap the three lines in the top right.
Step 2: Tap Settings.
Step 3: Tap Account.
Step 4: Select Sensitive content control.
Step 5: Select Limit Even More.
Now, you’ll see fewer posts that could be offensive or upsetting.
Can You Get Rid Of Suggested Reels On Instagram?
Unfortunately, you can’t completely get rid of suggested reels that Instagram shows on your feed. You can only control what appears as suggested with the help of the method mentioned above.
If you feel something inappropritae, you can mark it as Not interested which will prevent the appearance of such reels again on your feed.