How to Hide or Show Like Counts on Instagram

Do you want to hide the like count for your posts on Instagram.? then in this guide I’m going to show you an Instagram feature that exactly does this. I know most of the Insta users may think what if someone may try to stalk their profile and check who is liking on the posts they have made.

Now it’s nearly impossible to dodge the stalkers. However, there are cool features on the Instagram settings that will help you stay clear of stalkers.

Additionally, you can also hide like count of posts made by other users. If you are not able to generate a copious amount of views or likes on your posts, then it may affect your mind. Social media works like that.

Most people may feel low thinking that despite their good content they are not getting a decent number of views on their posts. If you are such a user, then you can hide the like counts of other user’s Instagram posts. This will help you divert from feeling low. Remember, it’s just social media and life is not bound within it.


Hide or Show Like Counts on Instagram

Let me tell you that if you have more than 1 account on Instagram, then for each account, you have to separately hide the like count for any post that you have shared. The above condition is for hiding likes on both your post as well as for other Instagram users.

Steps to Hide Like Count of Other Instagram Users

  • Go to Settings > Privacy
  • Tap on Posts
  • Under the Likes and views tab, there will be the option Hide Like and View
  • tap on the toggle beside it to enable it
  • Later if you want to see the likes and views on the posts of other Instagram users, then follow the above steps
  • Tap on the same toggle to disable the option

Hiding Like Count on Your Own Posts

Now, let me tell you how to hide the likes of your own post. It’s pretty easy to do.

  • Log in to your Instagram account
  • Open any post
  • tap on the 3-dot button
  • from the menu select Hide like count. This will make the like counter invisible for everyone that comes across the post.
  • Later to undo the above setting, follow the same steps
  • Tap on Unhide Like count from the menu


Hide Like and Views While Creating A Post

You can also hide the likes and views of a post while you create it. Let me explain the exact steps for that.

  • Open Instagram
  • Tap on + to add a new post
  • Select and edit your image
  • In the caption section, tap on Advanced Settings
  • under that, tap on toggle beside the option Hide Like and View Counts on This Post

So, these are the various ways by which you can hide the like and view count on your and others’ Instagram posts.

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