How to block Instagram on iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Windows


Instagram is addictive. Freedom makes it easy to block Instagram on iPhone, iPad, Mac or Windows. Just follow these three steps and Freedom will keep you off Instagram so you can be more productive.

Follow these directions to :

  • Block Instagram on Mac computers

  • Block Instagram on Windows computers

  • Block Instagram on iPhones and iPads



Step 1: Download and Install the Freedom App


Install Freedom


To start, just download and install the Freedom app. If you don't already have an account, just create one at Freedom.to after you’ve installed the app.

Sign in to Freedom


Step 2: Add Instagram to your Blocklist


Sign into the Freedom website (https://freedom.to) with your account and add Instagram to your blocklist.


Add block



Step 3: Start Your Block


You can start a block from our web dashboard, or by clicking "Start a session" in our application. Once your block is running, you won't be able to access Instagram until your session is complete!




Freedom tips


Freedom can help you achieve your productivity goals - did you know:

  • Freedom works on Macs, Windows, and iOS - covering iPhones, iPads, and iPods
  • Freedom can block any website, or the entire internet
  • Over 350,000 people use Freedom to block distractions
  • Freedom is absolutely free to try, and a subscription costs less than $2.50 a month!


Here are some ways you can use Freedom:

  • Block distracting websites on your computers
  • Schedule time away from social media in mornings or evenings
  • Block troublesome websites on all of your family's devices
  • Block the entire internet when you need to get work done



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