how to hide instagram posts without deleting them


Instagram is one of the most popular social media apps on the Internet. As the platform keeps on introducing new features like reels, reel remix, link stickers etc every other day, users love to post multiple pictures or videos on their accounts. However, there comes a time when you want to remove these posts from your profile, but they are still too good to be deleted. For cases like this, Instagram has an “Archive” feature that will let you hide your posts from Instagram profiles without deleting them.

In this way, you will have your own personal vault on the social media platform which will be accessible to the user at any time. They can choose any archived story they like and post it to Stories whenever they want. In particular, archived posts may not be archived as per the preferences of the users.

Here are some steps you need to follow to archive your Instagram posts

how to hide instagram posts without deleting them

  1. Open Instagram app on your smartphone and tap on the post you want to archive
  2. Tap on the three dots icon in the top right corner of the post
  3. Select “Collection”

How to review archived stories, posts, and go live on Instagram

  1. Open your Instagram profile on your smartphone
  2. Tap on the three horizontal lines in the top right corner
  3. Select “Collection”
  4. Choose between Stories Archive, Post Archive and Live Archive from the drop-down in the top left corner
  5. You can then tap on the desired post, tap on the dots icon in the top right corner
  6. Then you will see two options: Delete, Show on Profile

You can select the preferred option and you are good to go. This is a cool feature for those who want to make their Instagram profile look new, like “new year, new you”!

How to hide Instagram posts without deleting them This post first appeared on BGR India.

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