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17th Feb 2018

Here’s how to see who’s been taking screenshots of your Instagram Stories

There also appears to be a way around it...

Olivia Hayes

Well, having a creep won’t be easy anymore.

Well, it will, but telling your friends about it has become more difficult.

We’re sure you all know that Instagram has installed a feature which will tell you when someone screenshots your Insta Story.

Yes, our days of creeping might be over but at least we can be safe in the knowledge that we’ll now know who’s creeping on us…

First of all, you need to go into your own stories and click into the people who have viewed them.

Next, look out for a star-like symbol (it’s like a swirling star) – if that symbol pops up beside a user, this means they have taken a screenshot of your story, as shown by the tweet below…

See? Easy.

There is, however, a way around this. If someone wanted to screenshot an Instagram story However, if you want to take a screenshot without the person finding out, then apparently all you need to do is turn your phone on to Airplane Mode.

According to TechCrunch, a spokesperson for Instagram said: “We are always testing ways to improve the experience on Instagram and make it easier to share any moment with the people who matter to you.”