How to make Facebook users can't send you messages for Instagram

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With this step by step guide you can disable the option and prevent Facebook users from sending you messages on Instagram. Very easy!

Facebook, Inc. owns both Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram and, in addition, has the ability to develop functions so that the user can browse with the same account on all platforms.

Based on this idea, the developers created the function of being able to communicate via private messaging from the social network Facebook to Instagram, becoming a very useful feature. Useful for a large number of followers.



And despite it being great function, there is a large percentage of users who have not been useful at all and even become annoying. Fortunately, you can disable the e option prevent Facebook users from sending you messages on Instagram.

How to prevent Facebook users from sending you messages on Instagram

How to prevent Facebook users from sending you messages on Instagram

Open the Instagram app

This step is certainly the simplest of all, open the application from your mobile device. Remember that disabling this feature is possible, both on Android and iOS.

Enter the Instagram mobile application

  • Launch the application Instagram.
  • Tap the image of yours user profile located at the bottom right of the screen.

System configuration

  • At the top right, tap the hamburger menu.
  • Different options will appear, tap "Settings". It usually appears at the end of the menu accompanied by a gear icon.
  • Tap the option “Privacy” and then "Messages".



Go to the "Settings" section of Instagram


Personalize your messaging network

In this section you will have the possibility to configure the functions of receiving Facebook messages as you wish. Fortunately you have 6 options to configure, this way you can change the privacy levels as you see fit.

6 options will appear to configure and ensure that Facebook users cannot send you messages on Instagram


In this case, the goal is prevent Facebook users from sending you messages on Instagram, to achieve this it is necessary to configure the options as follows.

Make sure you select "Do not receive requests" so that messages from Facebook users do not reach you

  • Facebook friends or people you chatted with on Messenger: do not receive.
  • Friends of friends on Facebook: do not receive.
  • People who have your number: do not receive.
  • Other people on Facebook: do not receive.

By following each of the steps in this quick guide, you will finally get rid of those Message annoying and uncomfortable in the Instagram chat bar or vice versa. What are you waiting for?


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