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Somewhere around August 2016, Instagram released it’s major update featuring Instagram Story. Though Stories were not at all new to the world as Snapchat was already equipped with it but getting it on Instagram was a plus to those who were not on Snapchat for some or the other reason. Loving Instagram Story feature? If I would have to answer – ‘sometimes yes and sometimes no’.

There’s an annoying feature of Instagram story which forces us to watch Instagram stories of those whom we want to see the least. I mean, I am intentionally watching someone’s story and as soon as it’s over, you are showing me the story of the person whom I am least interested in and that’s too without my consent. Why Instagram Why?

I agree it’s an annoying situation for you guys too. Fortunately there’s a hidden Instagram feature which let’s you mute someone’s Instagram story which clearly means Instagram will not force you with stories you are not interested in. Cool na? Without wasting your time, let’s head over to how you can easily skip Instagram story you don’t want to see :

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Want to Mute Someone’s Instagram Story? See What Happens if You Do So :

– The Story you have muted will shift to the last spot on Instagram Story bar.

– The muted story will appear greyed out.

– It’ll not play by itself until and unless you wish that particular story to play.

– Other party will not get to know you have muted their story.

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How To Skip Instagram Story or Mute Someone’s Instagram Story Instantly :

Step 1 : First and foremost step is to launch Instagram and locate Instagram story bar on app Home screen. It’s there at the top of the page.

How To Mute Someone's Instagram Story

Step 2 : Check the Instagram stories you want to mute, long tap on that story and wait till new menu appears. As soon as it appears, tap on “Mute username Story“.

How To Mute Someone's Instagram Story

Step 3 : You’ll see that the muted Instagram story is shifted to the last spot on Story bar. Also make sure it’s greyed out. Follow the same steps again and again if you wish to skip multiple Instagram stories.

How To Mute Someone's Instagram Story

This way you can watch the stories you wish to and all other stories are skipped automatically.

Step 4 : In case you wish to watch the muted story, manually tap on the story and Instagram will play it for you or alternatively you can also long tap on the story of the muted user and tap on “Unmute username Story”.

How To Mute Someone's Instagram Story

That’s it! This is how you can skip Instagram story without any hassle. In case of any queries or doubts, comment down below and I’ll try to get back to you as soon as possible.

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