The spam account usually comments on a photo or video uploaded by a user with multiple followers or programmes. However, ordinary users’ accounts are also subject to spam messages.
If you include those who often get spam messages, there are some simple steps to overcome them. Here are tips to avoid spam messages on Instagram:
Close Comments Feature
Did your account ever get the comment from an Instagram account that sells and offers the weird product? If the answer is “yes” then you can handle it by closing the comment column feature. There are two ways to close the comment field on new and old uploads.
New upload: While on the page to give captions, scroll down until you find the Advanced Settings or Advanced Settings option. Then select Turn Off Comment.
Old uploads: Select the uploads you want to have commented on closed, then click the three-dot icon at the top right. Then select Turn Off Comment.
Restrict Accounts That Can See Uploads
The second way to counter all kinds of spam is to make uploads accessible only to those closest to you. The steps are simple enough to enable Share With Close Friends when you want to share photos or videos.
You can select your closest friends by going to Options. Then look for Edit Your Close Friends List, type their Instagram name or username. Unfortunately, this only applies to photos or videos that you just want to upload and cannot for old uploads.
Block and Report Spam Spread Account
If you ever find spammers account, you should block it and report it to Instagram. This is done so that the account cannot be spamming in your Instagram uploads.
This Block or Report feature can be accessed by opening the spam account first. Then select the three-dot icon at the top of their account profile. Then the option will appear to block and report the account.
Do not Use Follower and Like Enhancement Services
Services to add more follower and like on Instagram. However, do not even use such a service.
Your Instagram account will automatically like uploading someone you do not know without permission first. This will also happen on your Instagram follow account feature.
To stop this annoying activity, you must change Instagram account password first.
Lock Your Profile
The last way to be more secure from spam attacks. Locking the Instagram alias account makes it a Private Account. To enable it, you must go to Options, then scroll down until you meet the Private Account option, then activate it.
Hopefully, these simple tips can make your Instagram account protected from spam messages. Good luck!