How to Know If Someone Blocked you on Instagram in 2021 (One Working Method)

    Want to know answer to question i.e. Who blocked me on Instagram app? The blog post has quick workaround to figure this out.

    How to Know If Someone Blocked you on Instagram in 2020

    When someone block you on Instagram, you won’t receive any notification that your account is blocked which is good for sake of user’s privacy. Also, no one would like to check a notification which reads “Your account is blocked by someone” or similar, Oops!

    But sometimes you notice you get a feeling that someone has blocked you, and reason behind getting the same feeling is that you’re not seeing posts and stories from particular when on your feed. So, does this mean that you have been blocked by user?

    The answer is Possibly not. Maybe your friend has deactivated or deleted Instagram account. So, question is how to find out who have blocked you on Instagram.

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    How to Know If Someone Blocked you on Instagram in 2020

    Fortunately, there’s quick workaround using which you can confirm this, whether your friend have blocked you or not. Here’s what you need to do:

    On your Instagram app, search the name or Instagram handle using the search bar available at the top.

    If the account is public, then it will appear in the search result. In the user profile, you will find a Follow button accompanied by Message button. If you tap on it, nothing happens no matter how many times you do that.

    instagram profile

    If the account in private, then it also appears in the search result. Instead of Follow and Message buttons, you will only find Big follow button and “No posts yet” message is also missing in posts area.

    In case, suspected user has deactivated or deleted the account, then in this situation, if you type the name or username in search bar, then it won’t appear in the search result.

    instagram account deleted

    If you search the same user using profile username, then you will find a screen with message which reads:

    Sorry, this page isn’t available.

    The link you followed may be broken, or the page may have been removed. Go back to Instagram.

    So, with these clues, you can easily differentiate whether someone has blocked you or deactivated of deleted the Instagram account.

    We know that there are post showing you various methods to find out if someone blocked you on Instagram, but with method discussed in this post, you can easily figure out whether you have been blocked on not.

    Apart from this, you can also read about clue listed below to figure out if you’re blocked:

    • Unable to follow user
    • Can’t see user followers
    • Can’t see user posts
    • No post and story from last few months
    • Unable to send direct message
    • Previous messages from that users will disappear

    Do you manage to find out if someone blocked you on Instagram using the method discussed above? Do you know another trick to figure this out? Let us know in the comments.

    Viney Dhiman
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