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Why Am I Not Getting Follow Requests On Instagram? [5 Reasons Updated 2021]

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Sometimes what happens is we make our Instagram account public and when someone follows us we don’t get a follow request because we don’t need to approve a request, they can directly follow us. Therefore you need to make your Instagram account private so that when someone follows you, you will get a follow request notification and respond to the request.

Besides, there might be many reasons why you are not getting follow requests on Instagram. So, to know why and how to solve this problem. Stay with us and read the full article.

Why Am I Not Getting Follow Requests On Instagram 2020

Here are some possible reasons why you are not getting follow requests on your Instagram account.

Made Public Instagram Account
Made Public Instagram Account | Why Am I Not Getting Follow Requests On Instagram

If you have made your Instagram account public then you won’t get any follow requests. People can see your profile without following you and they might think why should they follow you. This might be the reason why you are not getting any follow requests.

To get a follow request on your Instagram account make sure you have made your account private so that people will be interested to explore your photos and video that you have posted on your account but for that, they have to follow you. If you don’t know how to make your account private, then go to this article How To Set Your Account to Private on Instagram

Haven’t Connect Facebook on Instagram
Haven't Connect Facebook on Instagram

If you have made your account private and no one knows about your Instagram account then there is less chance to get follow requests on your account.

So to notify your friends that you have joined Instagram, you can connect your Facebook account to your Instagram account. To get step by step procedure, go to the link How to Invite Facebook friends to Instagram

Haven’t followed anyone
Haven't followed anyone | Why Am I Not Getting Follow Requests On Instagram

Unless you connect your Facebook account,  your friend won’t know that you have joined Instagram. So the best way to let them know is to connect your Facebook account to your Instagram account but only connecting Facebook is not enough.

You can follow them so that they will identify you and follow back and if you have a private account then you will get a follow request in your account.

Used fake profile picture or name
Used fake profile picture or name

After creating an account, if you use a fake profile picture and fake information then people won’t be interested in your account. They will think it’s a fake account and people won’t follow you. This might be the reason why you are not getting a follow request.

So make sure you put your real profile picture, the correct name, and complete information in the bio section which will help your friends and people to identify it’s not a fake account and that’s you.

Low-Quality Content

Sometimes what happens is people check your profile before following you, if they find your account has no quality content or has low-quality pictures and videos then they won’t follow you.

So try to maintain your posts and add quality content to your account which makes your followers attached to you.

In Conclusion

Here in this article, you will find 5 reasons which might be affecting your account from getting follow requests on your Instagram account. So, try to improve all the 5 reasons stated above, we don’t guarantee you, but you will get follow the request for sure. We are sure that you will agree with our points.

If you have any queries or suggestions regarding this article then let us know in the comment section below.

And for more helpful guides on the Instagram app, go to the link Instagram Tips.

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