Instagram is a great form of communication for millions of people, but that also makes it a target for bad actors. Some scammers send phishing attacks through the app’s messaging feature to unsuspecting users. To avoid these threats, you can choose not to receive messages from people you don’t follow whatsoever. Here’s how it’s done:
- Navigate to the setting tabs on your profile.
- Go to Privacy.
- Select Messages.
- Tap and select how you want to be contacted by each potential communication.