Instagram story is a great feature of Instagram that lets its user interact with their followers and let them know what’s going on in their life. It can be used to share photos or videos with filters and tags in them which makes it more personalized and unique.
One the feature of Instagram stories is that you can view who has seen your story. Meaning you can’t anonymously see someone’s story though official means. But don’t worry we have some tips and tricks for you to see someone’s story anonymously. Depending on your situation.
View someone’s Instagram story secretly if they have a private account
To view someone’s story who has a private account you will have to follow them. You cannot view someone’s story anonymously if they have a private account and you don’t follow them.
Option 1 – Use the peek method
In this method we will peek at the story without completely opening the story. This method has a few drawbacks
- You can see the story only partially
- If the user has uploaded multiple stories you can partially see only the first story.
- Go to your Instagram Home Page and look at your feed.
- Tap on a story before or after the actual story you want to view.
- Make it to the last story if you tapped on story before the actual story or make it to the first story if you tapped on the story after the actual story.
- Then press and drag your finger left to right or right to left depending on the situation without releasing your finger to take a peek at the story.
- Do this to peek at a story without actually viewing it.
Option 2 – Use Instagram Story preview method
This method depends on your luck. Sometimes Instagram provides story preview on your Instagram feed. This preview tiles are big enough that it lets you take a peek at stories without actually opening them.
This preview tile randomly appears on your Instagram feed and depends on your luck.
View someone’s story secretly if they have a public account
The methods mentioned above can also be used to view public account stories provided that you follow them.
There are many websites that allow you to view stories of Public account
These website does not require you to login using your Instagram account. You just need to know the username of the account whose story you want to see. These website are basically story downloader websites but they also provide option to simply view them before downloading.
Some of these are:
- Simply search for the website on google
- Open the website
- Search for the account by entering the username
- A list of that user’s stories should appear.
- You can choose which Story to view or download from there.
So this is it. Using the simple methods above you can easily see someone’s story despite of them having private or public account. Meanwhile you can also read about the best Instagram mods.