Today, Instragam is a popular social network, the number of users of which is only increasing every day. What do people do in it? That’s right, they follow the events of familiar people and share their news. In order to accomplish the basic idea, you need to find a person on Instagram, often with just a phone number. We will tell you how to do this below.
How to find a person on Instagram by number?
You need to find a person, knowing his phone number is not difficult. A few simple ways will help you with this.
Through the “Contacts” tab
To find a person on Instagram, knowing his number, you need:
- Add a person to contacts on your smartphone.
- Log into your Instagram account and go to the “Profile” tab (far right).
- Tap on the three stripes in the upper right corner.
- Select “Settings”, then “Account” – “Synchronize accounts”. This provides access to the list of contacts on the phone.
- Instagram will automatically search for people in its database and show them.
All displayed users indicated their number during registration and linked their account to it. If it was not possible to find the right person, most likely he did not indicate his number. In this case, you can try using the exclusion method:
- Write down the nicknames of users who could not be identified.
- Exit the Instagram app completely.
- Find the number of the person you need in your contacts list, write it down on paper and delete it from the phone book.
- Log into Instagram again, go to the “Interesting people” tab, and then “Contacts”.
- If any account disappeared from the resulting list of users, then this is the one you were looking for.
Important! Not so long ago, Instagram removed the “Contacts” tab, so in the case of using the latest versions of applications, it is impossible to find a person in this way.
On the Interesting People page
To go to the interesting people tab, you need:
- Log into Instagram, go to your profile page and tap on the image of a man with a plus sign in the upper right corner.
- The “Interesting people” tab will open, to which the social network offers to subscribe.
- If necessary, you need to allow access to the contact list.
- The page that opens will have three tabs: Recommendations, Facebook, and Contacts.
It is enough to carefully look through the tabs and find the right person.
Using another social network
To search for a person, you can use another social network VKontakte. For this you need:
- Log in to your Instagram profile.
- Click on the three points (stripes) in the upper right.
- Select “Settings”, and then “For subscriptions”.
- Tap on the line “Find VK friends”.
- Log in to the VK social network by entering your username and password.
As a result, a user directory will appear, among which you can find the right person.
Another social network that will help you with your search is Facebook. To use Facebook, you need:
- Select “Profile” by clicking on the person icon in the lower right corner.
- Open the “Options” tab.
- Select “Invite Friends from Facebook”.
- For a start, Instagram will ask for Facebook login information, and after authorization, it will open a list of all the contacts that are on Instagram.
How to see a person’s phone number on Instagram?
To find out the required phone number in this social network, you should:
- Go to the app.
- Tap on the magnifying glass icon at the bottom of the screen.
- Enter the nickname of the required user into the search field.
- Open a user account and find the inscription “Contacts” near the buttons “Subscribe” and “Write”.
If a person did not hide his mail and phone number, then they can be viewed in this tab. If the user has not made his contact information public, then it is impossible to view his number.
Now you know how in literally 5 minutes you can find a person on the Instagram social network, just knowing his number. At the same time, you do not have to pay for any “special” services for this, because everything can be done for free. If the indicated methods did not help in the search, most likely, the person simply does not use Instagram or did not indicate his number during registration.