Threads by Instagram app

Controls & Settings guide

Threads features a number of functions to help your child manage who can see their profile and how they interact with others. They can also use the Report a problem function to flag any content that breaks community guides and upsets them.

What do I need?

An Instagram account and the Threads app.

Restrictions you can apply

icon Chatting
icon Location sharing
icon Privacy

Step by Step instructions

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Managing Activity status.Go to the Settings menu by clicking the icon in the top left-hand corner and tap ‘Privacy’. Tap ‘Activity status’, from here you can choose the option to enable or disable your activity status.

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Report a problem. Go to the Settings menu by clicking the icon in the top left-hand corner and tap ‘Help Centre’ then ‘Report a problem’. You will be directed to the Instagram Help Centre page.

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Send feedback. Go to the Settings menu by clicking the icon in the top left-hand corner and tap ‘Help Centre’ then ‘Send Feedback’. Once you enter your feedback, press ‘Submit’ in the top-right hand corner.

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Privacy and security help. Go to the Settings menu by clicking the icon in the top left-hand corner and tap ‘Help Centre’ then ‘Privacy and security help’. You will be directed to the Instagram Help Centre page where you will find further privacy and security options.

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Choosing and editing your Close Friends list. Go to the Settings menu by clicking the icon in the top – left-hand corner and tap ‘Close friends’. Once here, you can edit your list by selecting or deselecting by click tapping on their name. Tap ‘Done’.

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