Instagram is one of the most used social networks at the moment, and while little by little the app adapts to the new times where the preferred format is short videos and promotes Reels, the stories of this platform continue to be the great and main claim reason why users continue to connect every day.
The stories or stories are a section of Instagram that consist of photos and videos that have a maximum duration of 24 hours, after that time they are deleted and only the user who has uploaded them can access them again.
They were undoubtedly one of the great successes of Meta, since in this way Instagram users could upload whatever they wanted, even if it was not important, since it was a simple way of communicating that leaves no trace, not like uploading a photo. to your profile that stays for posterity.
Since they were launched, Instagram has been including new functions and tools to give more possibilities of both decoration and other aspects such as the button like, share or section to see who has seen your story.
In the end, social networks are mainly used to give opinions and show the world what you are doing. All this information is supposed to be of interest to your followers, what happens is that among them there are people that we are more interested in seeing our story or vice versa, that there are people who want to know what we are doing, but sometimes they would prefer that the person who uploaded the story not know that we have seen it.
Luckily for those users who want to navigate and view other’s stories in ‘incognito mode’ There are some tricks to get it. The first of them does not always work, since it consists of create a secondary profile in which it is not known that it is you, the problem is that the person in question has to accept your request since if it does not, you will not be able to see their stories or their publications.
Another option is to access Instagram, refresh start and wait for the stories to load, as soon as it happens, you must put your phone in airplane mode and despite not having a connection, you will be able to see some of these stories as they are already loaded. The trick is that by not being connected at that moment due to airplane mode, the app does not detect if you have seen the story or not and therefore does not save your display.
To finish, too there are unofficial apps of Instagram that have been specifically designed for this “spying” task, some examples can be blindstory on android or Anon IG Viewer if you have iPhone.