How to make an Instagram account open (public)

Many users of the social network Instagram close their profile with privacy settings, thereby limiting the list of those who can view the publication of their photos and videos.

If, when trying to use the iGrab service, you encounter the error "This is a closed account", this instruction will help you.

How to open an Instagram profile from an Android phone or iPhone?

Since the mobile application in Android and iPhone (iOS) operating systems is very similar, we have combined this instruction for them.

  1. Open the Instagram app.
  2. Click on the menu icon (three horizontal lines) in the upper right corner, as in the picture below. Instagram account menu icon
  3. Click on the icon indicated by the red arrow on the screenshot below.icon Instagram account
  4. Click on the "Settings" button with a gear icon.instagram settings icon
  5. A small menu will open, in which you need to select the "Privacy" section. Instagram Confidentiality menu item
  6. Switch the slider to the left side so that the account becomes open (public) Instagram account privacy switch
  7. Confirm that you want to make the account open (public). public Instagram account confirmation
  8. That's it! Your account is open (public)..

Opening a profile via a computer

If you access Instagram using your PC's web browser, then it's even easier.

  1. Go to and log in using your username and password, click the profile icon, which is shown on the screenshot below. Instagram account profile icon
  2. Then go to the gear - this button will open the section with settings.Instagram account settings icon
  3. Select "Privacy & Security". the Confidentiality menu item is configured on the Instagram account on the PC
  4. Here you have the "Private Account" setting. Click it. checkbox Private Instagram account
  5. Confirm the action in the dialog that appears. public Instagram account confirmation
  6. Congratulations, your account is open (public).

After your account has become public, you can use all the services of the iGrab service.