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    How to see who takes screenshots on Instagram

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    Joel Fulleda
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    Preliminary information

    From the moment you wonder how to see who takes screenshots on Instagram, I have to give you some preliminary information related to this topic. First, you need to know that Instagram it does not have any specific functionality through which it is possible to know the names of the people who take screenshots of posts and / or stories.

    It is also good to remember that they don't even exist app to see who takes screenshots on Instagram: in case you were to identify some of them, I suggest you be wary of them, as their use could involve serious privacy risks.



    Having clarified this, you must know that there are alternative solutions that you can turn to in order to succeed in any case in the intent you have proposed: as regards the private messages, you can send a timed message and make use of a special tool that will send you a notification if the recipient takes a screenshot of the same. As for, however, the possibility of knowing who makes one screenshots of your Instagram stories, you can turn to some official Instagram tools (which I'll tell you about later) and put some of your investigative skills into practice.

    How to know who takes screenshots on Instagram in private messages

    As mentioned above, the only solution you can put in place to know who takes a screenshot of yours private messages on Instagram is to send a timed content to one or more users. In the event that the recipient takes a screenshot, in fact, you will receive an automatic notification of this.

    To get started, start the Instagram that you have downloaded to your device Android (from the Play Store or alternative stores) or on your iPhone (from the App Store), and log in to your account.



    Now, press onairplane icon located in the upper right corner and, in the menu that is shown to you, presses on user's name with whom you want to interact via private messages, or search for his name via the Search Engine located at the top. To start a private conversation with a user for the first time, instead, press onpencil icon with sheet of paper and select yours name in the next menu.

    Once this is done, press onicona della macchina photography and take a photo or record a video on the spot, via the pulsating dell'otturatore. At this point, click on the option View once and finally, tap the button Send.

    In this way, the message sent will be temporary and, in the event that the recipient takes a screenshot of it, it will be notified automatically. In addition, the submitted content will be marked with a 'circular shape icon, which will report the screenshot taken by the recipient.

    How to see who takes screenshots on Instagram stories

    As for the stories of Instagram, it is not possible in any way to know who has taken the screenshot of their multimedia contents. This feature was in the past made available for a short period on the photographic social network but, at the moment, it is no longer present.


    The only thing you can do is see the names of those who view the stories they post on Instagram and, from this list, assume the names of those who, potentially, could have taken a screenshot of them. I know, it's not what you were looking for, but it's the only possible solution.


    To get started, therefore, start the Instagram on your device or access the photographic social network from your computer, via its official website. Then go to your screen Profile and press on your profile picture, to view the stories you have posted.

    Finally, swipe down, so you can see the section Views (also visible via the official Instagram site) showing i names of the people who viewed your stories. You didn't think it would be that easy, did you?

    How to see who takes screenshots on Instagram

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