It's a little-known secret among Instagram users, but the Instagram explore page is something you can control. By default, Instagram has been set up to follow a pre-determined selection of Instagram accounts that it feels you'll be interested in following. In this article, I'll discuss how Instagram determines what appears in your news feed. I will also explain how you can reset Instagram explore, which is to say, make Instagram follow the accounts you choose.
I'll start by explaining how Instagram decides what appears on your Instagram news feed. If you want to be able to reset your Instagram explore page, however, and completely control what appears on it, then continue reading.
How does Instagram determine what to show on the Explore Page?
Posts in Search & Explore are automatically chosen based on a number of criteria, including:
-Accounts you follow on Instagram
-Instagram photos and videos you like
-On Instagram, who do you link to
In effect, what you see is a customized collection of content that's been determined by your own activity. Instagram Explore Page Reset Procedure
If you want to be able to select your own content when using the Instagram explore page, then resetting is the process for you. You can reset Instagram explore by following a few simple steps:
How to reset Instagram Explore section—a step-by-step guide:
Step 1: Open the Instagram app on Android or iOS.
Step 2: Tap on your profile icon on the bottom right corner of the app.
Step 3: Now, tap on the burger menu icon on the top right corner of the app.
Step 4: At the bottom, tap on the Settings option
Step 5: Now tap on the Security option.
Step 6: Under the Data and History section, look for the Search History option and tap on it.
Step 7: Now tap on the Clear All option.
Step 8: Now, you will get a prompt asking if you want to clear your search history. Tap on the Clear All option.
How to change the Explore section on Instagram
Step 1: Open the Instagram app on your Android or iOS smartphone.
Step 2: Tap on the magnifying glass search icon in the bottom row of the app.
Step 3: Next, select a post that you do not like.
Step 4: Now, tap the three-dot menu icon of the particular post.
Step 5: Now, tap on the Not Interested button and the post will be removed from the feed.
In conclusion, the Instagram explore page is a powerful tool—but one that's frequently underutilized. By resetting your Instagram explore, you can make this feature work for you.
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