How to Change or Get Rid of Suggested Reels On Instagram

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Instagram is suggesting inappropriate reels, and you want to change them. But you don’t know how to change or get rid of those suggested Reels on Instagram.

If yes, you are just in the right place. In this article, we will show you various methods to change these suggested reels sections. We will also check whether or not it is possible to completely get rid of these suggested reel sections on Instagram.

How Do you Get Suggested Reels on Instagram?

You may have heard about computer Algorithms. Instagram uses these algorithms to provide smooth functioning and a great user experience. Now, these algorithms are not controlled by any individual or group of people. They have minds of their own, and they function accordingly.

Instagram (algorithms) suggests you reels that are based on your previously watch history. And the ones with which you interact the most are likely to be the suggested ones.

However, the Instagram suggestion is not always perfect. It sometimes suggests reels that are not just out of your interest but are also inappropriate.

If inappropriate reels appearing frequently, you may get frustrated, and you should try to get rid of them. So, let us see how you can control these suggested reels on your Instagram.

How to Change Or Get Rid Suggested Reels on Instagram?

Method 1:

Step 1: Open your Instagram and find suggested reels. It may appear anywhere on your Instagram feed.

Step 2: Open the reel that you don’t want to be suggested next time.

Step 3: Tap on the three dots icon available at the right bottom.

Step 4: Tap on Not Interested.

A message will appear saying “Thanks! Your feedback helps improve your experience.”

Repeat the same for every reel that you don’t want to appear in your feed next time. Instagram will probably stop suggesting you those types of reels.

Method 2:

There’s another way to change the suggested reels that you don’t want to see next time. What you can do is watch reels that are related to your interest only. Interact with them more by liking and commenting because this helps algorithms suggest the good ones only. You can Skip the others.

Method 3:

If you are noticing a lot of sensitive (adult) content on your feed, there’s a way you can prevent them.

Step 1:  Open your Instagram profile and tap on the three lines in the top right.

Step 2: Tap on Settings.

Step 3: Tap on Account.

Step 4: Now, Select Sensitive Content Control.

Step 5: Choose Limit Even More.

Now, Instagram will suggest fewer posts that are inappropriate for you.

Can You Completely Get Rid of Suggested Reels on Instagram?

Unfortunately, there’s not any method that you can use to completely get rid of suggested reels that Instagram shows you. You can only control what appears with some limitations.

If you are seeing something inappropriate, mark it as Not Interested. It will hopefully prevent you from seeing such type of content next time.

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