If someone mentions you in their Story, Instagram sends you a preview of the post in your direct messages and gives you the option of re-sharing it to your own followers with added text and GIFs. If you don’t open the notification within 24 hours though, you won’t be able to view it, since the Story will have expired.
Why are my story mentions not showing on Instagram?
If your account is set to private, only your approved followers can see your posts. Stories you’re mentioned in don’t appear on your profile or in your tagged photos.
How can I see my mentions on Instagram stories?
To access Stories About You, tap , then Mentions under Stories About You.
Why am I not getting my mentions on Instagram?
As soon as someone blocks you or deactivates their account, you will be unable to mention them in a post. Therefore, even if you are not making any of the mistakes listed above, you may still not be able to mention someone. However, it’s also possible that they have deactivated their account.
If your Instagram account is set to public, anyone can see the photo or video, and the person you tagged will get a notification. If your Instagram account is private, only your approved followers can see the photo or video, and the person you tag will only get a notification if they’re following you.
How do I fix my mentions on Instagram?
If you can’t tag someone on an Instagram post, don’t give up on posting! Just share the photo, then restart your phone and give it some time, then come back in the app to tag any user on Instagram.
How do you turn on mentions on Instagram?
Tap or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile. Tap in the top right, then tap Settings. Tag settings. Tap Posts, then below Allow Tags From, tap the circle to the right of the audience you want to let tag you (example: Everyone, People You Follow or No One).
How can I see all story mentions?
When you tap on the ‘See all 3’ button, you’re taken through to a display of thumbnails of Stories frames which mention your profile. You can then select any of the frames listed, and re-share them into your own Stories feed (until they expire).
Can you view mentions on Instagram?
You can type something in the search bar, but there’s no general search results. Instead, you will be presented with a list of accounts and hashtags that fit the search criteria. There’s no way to see all mentions of an account name here; typing in your account name will just take you to your profile page.
Why can’t I see when people tag me in their stories?
If your Instagram account is private, only your approved followers can see the photo or video, and the person you tag will only get a notification if they’re following you. Tap Menu (three horizontal lines) in the top right, then tap Settings. Tap Privacy, then tap Tags> Manually Approve Tags.