How To Use Quiet Mode On Instagram

Are you having trouble letting go of your phone at night due to Instagram notifications? Do you want to mute alerts from the app during specific hours of the day? If that’s a yes, you can use the Quiet mode on Instagram. Follow our guide below, and we’ll show you how to enable the feature on your phone.


If you engage with a lot of people on Instagram, it’s likely that you receive a lot of notifications from the app throughout the day. While alerts and notifications make it easier for you to stay updated with the latest happenings and events from your friends on the app, they can also disturb you when you’re resting at night.

Thankfully, you can now mute alerts and notifications from Instagram during certain periods automatically. With the help of Quiet mode, you can set specific hours when you won’t receive any notification from the app when you’re not using it.

Here’s our guide about using Quiet mode on Instagram

How to enable Quiet mode on Instagram

If you don’t want to receive notifications from Instagram during the night or any other time range within the day, you can use the quiet mode on the app. With the help of this feature, you can mute notifications from the app during specific periods of the day.

You can use the quiet mode option on the Instagram mobile app. In our tutorial below, we’ll show you how to do it from an Android phone.

On your phone:

  1. Open the Instagram app on your phone and sign in to your account.
  2. Tap your profile icon on the bottom right to head to your profile page.
  3. Tap the three lines on the top right corner of your profile page.

  4. Select the “Settings and privacy” option on the menu that appears.

  5. Tap Notifications under the “How you use Instagram” section.

  6. Select “Quiet mode” on your notification options.

  7. Enable Quiet mode.

  8. Choose the hours when you want to use Quiet mode.

That’s how you toggle Quiet mode on Instagram. You won’t receive any notification during the period when you’re using this feature.

Anyone that tries to message you during the hours when you’re using Quiet mode will receive an auto-reply. Also, your status on the app will show that you’re using Quiet mode for other people to see.

Once you go back to the app, you’ll see all the alerts and notifications you missed while you’re using Quiet mode.

To wrap things up

Now that you know how to use Quiet mode on Instagram, you can now stop the app from sending you alerts during specific hours of the day. You can schedule the option during times when you usually sleep so that notifications won’t disturb your rest.

Please note that Instagram is slowly rolling out this feature, so may not be available in certain regions.

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