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How To Remove Restrictions From Instagram Account

By Pranab Sen

Key Takes:

» You need to log in and search for the user whom you want to unrestrict.
» Then you need to click on the Following button from the profile page and then you’ll be able to see some options, you’ll be able to see the message Account unrestricted.
» You can set a minimum age limit for your Instagram content from the settings of your Instagram account.

How To Remove Restrictions From Instagram:

You can try the following methods below to remove restrictions from Instagram:

1. From Person’s Profile

If you want to unrestrict someone whom you’ve restricted, you need to follow the steps mentioned below to unrestrict someone on Instagram from his profile:

Step 1: Open the Instagram

You’ll have to make sure that you’ve updated the Instagram application from the Google Play Store or App Store before opening it. Next, open the Instagram application.

Then you need to log in to your Instagram account by entering the correct login credentials. Once you log in to your account, you’ll be taken to the homepage or the news feed page of your account.

Step 2: Search for the person’s profile

From the homepage of your Instagram account, you’ll need to click on the magnifying glass icon and then you’ll be taken to the search page of Instagram.

You need to enter the name of the user whom you want to unrestrict, in the search box. Then it will immediately show the search results from where you need to click on it.

Search for the person's profile

Step 3: Click on the Following button

After clicking on the name from the search results, you’ll be able to enter the profile page of the user. On the profile page, you’ll be able to find the Following button.

Click on the Following button

You need to click on it and it will immediately show you a list of options to choose from.

Step 4: Click on Unrestrict

You need to click on the Unrestrict option from the list of choices that are provided to you.

click on the Unrestrict option1

You’ll be able to see the confirmation message that will appear on the profile page which says Account unrestricted.

says Account unrestricted

This will ensure that you have unrestricted the account which has permitted the account to return to its previous status on Instagram. The account will be able to see your online status and check the read receipt time.

2. From Your Chat Section

Another way to unrestrict someone on Instagram is by doing it from the chat section by following the steps jotted down below:

Step 1: Open the Instagram app

You need to make sure that the Instagram application is updated to its latest version before you use it for unrestricting someone or else you might face glitches. You need to open the Instagram app.

You’ll be taken to the login page from where you’ll need to log in to your Instagram account by entering the login credentials such as the email address and the password of your Instagram account then by pressing the Login button.

Step 2: Click on the Message button

Once you’re logged into your Instagram account, you’ll be able to find the message button at the top right corner of the home page.

Click on the Message button

You need to click on the message button and it will open the chat list of your Instagram profile. You’ll be able to check and see the list of Instagram chats on your account.

Step 3: Open the chat

After you’re taken to the message section of your Instagram profile you’ll need to find the chat of the user whose account you want to unrestrict on Instagram.

Open the chat

But to do that, you can either scroll down the list to find the chat or you can search for the name of the user in the search bar and find the chat from the results. Open the chat by clicking on the user’s name from the list.

Step 4: Click on Unrestrict

Once you open the chat you’ll be able to see the Unrestrict button at the bottom of the page. You’ll be able to see the message that says You have restricted (username).

Click on Unrestrict

They can’t see when you’re online or when you’ve read their messages. You need to click on the Unrestrict button to unrestrict the user. The message will disappear and the account will be unrestricted on Instagram.

3. Unrestricting someone from comments

Another method of unrestricting a user is by doing it from his comments on Instagram. This is a unique method and may not be known to all but it’s very helpful and fast too.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open the Instagram application.

Step 2: Log in to your Instagram account.

Step 3: Then you need to find and open any post where the person whom you want to unrestrict has commented.

Step 4: Next, you need to go to the comments section of the post.

Step 5: Click and hold the comment of the user whom you want to unrestrict.

Click on Comment

Step 6: Then click on the exclamation sign from the top panel.

Click on comment icon

Step 7: Click on Unrestrict (username).

It will appear as Account unrestricted.

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Pranab Sen is founder and author of Techniquehow.com. He is a full-time blogger, everything that gets published is from Pranab's hand. He likes to be a 'social media geek' since 2011 to understand the problems of readers more deeply and giving the solution through his writing.

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