Can Someone See if You Screenshot their Insta Story Highlight?

Know whether your screenshots appear as notifications!

In this digital age, we sure love the occasional unparalleled access to see, share, and screenshot posts of an ex, distant relative, or old friend.

Currently, you must have seen reels on Instagram introducing a feature that will show viewers who have taken a screenshot of any story highlight. We can imagine your horror!

Today, we will see if that’s really possible.

Can someone see if you screenshot their Insta story highlight

Does Instagram Notify When You Screenshot a Highlight? 

No, Instagram does not notify the user if you screenshot a highlight. There is no need to panic, you can take screenshots of normal stories or highlights without worrying about getting caught.

How Can I See Someone’s Instagram Highlights Without them Knowing?

If the highlight is past 48 hours, the story view disappears. This is when you can see the user’s highlights without them finding out.

If you follow the account or the account is public, you can see the user’s story anytime you wish. Follow the steps to see someone’s highlights:

1. Open Instagram and go to the person’s account you wish to check.

2. Tap on their highlight.

Note: Do not tap on their present story which is highlighted around the profile picture as it will show your view.

Tap on their highlight

Also Read: Can You See Who Viewed Your Facebook Highlights After 24 Hours?

How to Check Who Viewed Your Insta Highlights on Phone

We are always curious to know if someone is watching us with keen eyes. Sometimes, this makes us wonder if there is a way to see who has viewed our story highlights. Follow our guide on How to Check Instagram Highlights Views to do the same.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. Do Instagram Users Get a Notification for Highlights Screenshots?

Ans. No, Instagram does not inform its users of any highlight screenshots through notifications.

Q2. Does Instagram Notify When You Screenshot a DM?

Ans. Learn what goes behind when you screenshot a DM normally or in Vanish mode from our guide Does Instagram Notify When You Screenshot a DM.

Q3. Does Instagram notify highlight views? 

Ans. Yes, Instagram shows views on story highlights if someone has viewed it within 48 hours of being uploaded.

The good news is Instagram will bail you out if you screenshot story highlights, but remember always to respect the privacy of other users. Now you can send the latest gossip to your friends without worrying about being notified.

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