To change the recommended/suggested reels on Instagram:
You are bothered by the Instagram-suggested reels on your feed, either because they are not something you prefer watching or because they display inappropriate content.
Lucky you, you can change that.
Like TikTok, Instagram recommends reels for users to watch, assuming they’ll like them. Instagram’s algorithm suggests the Reels based on what you’ve previously seen or liked.
But, you can change that, and in this blog post, we’ll show you how to do it. Keep reading to learn how to change the suggested Reels and improve Instagram recommendations.
You can also check out: How to see liked Reels on Instagram?
Quick Info: Instagram suggests reels based on the ones you have watched and interacted with the most.
With this method, all you need to do is watch reels you like and enjoy. This way, if you interact with them by liking and commenting, Instagram will gradually suggest reels based on those interests.
Another bonus: How to share 30 sec Reels on an Instagram Story?
You can also prevent seeing sensitive (adult) content on your feed, and that can be done by following these steps:
Unfortunately, there is no such option, and you cannot eliminate the suggested Instagram Reels.
You can also learn other things on Instagram, for example, what mutual means on Instagram, what it means when it says "Instagram User, or what the green circle means on Instagram - we have accurate and up-to-date explanations on those too.
Now you know that there is no way to get rid of the suggested Reels on Instagram, but you do some adjustments in changing what you want and don't want to see. So, why not test this option right away and stop being bothered by those reels that annoyed you?!
You might also be interested in reading what the difference is between Reels and Stories.
You can do that by tapping on your profile picture in the bottom right to navigate to your profile. Then, tap on the three horizontal lines in the top right > Settings > Privacy > Reels and Remix. From there, you can adjust your preferences for each type of video.
You cannot stop all suggested posts on Instagram, but you can snooze recommended posts, find one in your feed and tap the three dots in the upper right corner. From there, choose the option 'Not interested', and Instagram will hide the post and give you a menu of choices. You can also tap on 'Snooze all suggested posts in feed for 30 days'.