Instagram updated its app with the ‘Suggested Posts’ feature in August 2020. Users were dissapointed of this feature and wanted to get rid of it. For those users who don’t what this feature inbetween their posts and find it annoying, they can use a workaround suggested in this article below. Speaking of Suggested Posts, these are posts from “The Accounts” similar to the ones you are following.
How does Instagram suggest you posts?
As mentioned above, Instagram’s Suggested posts are based on posts of accounts which are similar to the ones the user is already following. It also takes into account the posts that the user has liked or saved. Users of the app weren’t happy with the update and several users want to know how to remove this feature.
Is there a solution to this problem?
Yes, there is solution & workaround. But there is no way to hide the ‘Suggested Posts’ feature in the current version of the App. In order to get rid of suggested posts, you have to download an older version of the Instagram app which does not have this feature and can start using it normally as you would with the bonus of no annoying suggested posts.
How to download and install the older version?
- First, you will need to uninstall the Instagram app.
- Download the older version from the link given below.
- You may need to turn on Installation from unknown sources if you are installing an APK for the first time.
- Complete the installation process and you’ll be good to go.
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