Instagram users can use some resources to clean up followers, leaving the profile free of unwanted people. Through the application for Android and iPhone (iOS) or using external tools, it is possible to remove contacts, stop following those who do not follow back and even delete accounts with which the user interacts little. Thinking about it, the dnetc gathered four tips that can help clean up friends on the social network. Check out the list below.
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1. Fail to follow who doesn’t follow back
Instagram doesn’t show the contacts you follow and who don’t follow your profile back, but you can find that list using the PC Combin app, available for Windows, macOS and Linux. Through the tool, it is possible to stop following all these accounts at once, saving time and eliminating the need to give unfollow on several people individually. Here’s how to do it:
Step 1. Download the PC Combin and enter your Instagram login and password;
Logging into Combin with Instagram credentials – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 2. Access the «Users» tab and go to «Not Followers» to view the list of people you follow and don’t follow you;
Combin shows list of people you follow on Instagram and do not follow you back – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 3. Click on “Select All” to mark all the contacts in the section;
Combin selects all contacts that do not follow him – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 4. Touch the avatar icon that is accompanied by an “x”. Contacts will be removed from your account immediately.
Combin removes people who don’t follow him on Instagram – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
2. Fail to follow profiles with whom you interact little
When accessing the list of people you follow on Instagram, the social network allows you to categorize these people, showing the level of friendship that exists between the accounts. One of the options shows the profiles with which you least interacted in the last 90 days, considering that you did not like publications or reacted to Stories from those accounts. On the screen itself, you can stop following these contacts. Check it out below:
Step 1. Access your profile and tap on the list of people you are following;
Action to view the list of people that an Instagram profile follows – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 2. In the categories, select the option “Who did you least interact with” to view the list. Then, tap the “Following” button to give unfollow in these people.
Action to view people without interactions with an Instagram profile – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
3. Fail to follow several people at once
Instagram only allows you to stop following one profile at a time, a task that can become tiring if you want to do a general cleaning on your profile. To work around this problem, you can use the Cleaner for IG app, available for free download for iPhone and Android, in which it is possible to tag several friends of your profile to unfollow simultaneously. Learn how to:
Step 1. Open Cleaner for IG and log in with your Instagram account. You will see all your contacts on the screen;
Accessing Instagram through the Cleaner for IG app – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 2. Tap on the people you want to remove and go to “Actions”. Then, select «Unfollow».
App Cleaner for IG removes several Instagram contacts at once – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
A native Instagram feature allows you to remove followers from your profile. The action is useful to exclude people that you do not want to follow your posts, without the need to block the account. It is worth saying that, if her profile is public, she will be able to view your photos and videos. If it is private, it will be necessary for the person to request friendship again. See the step by step:
Step 1. Open your profile and tap your list of followers. Then, tap “Remove” and confirm the action. The person will be deleted immediately.
Removing an Instagram follower – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
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