How to archive Instagram posts

Instagram has recently released an archival feature, called Archive for your old photos and videos that you don’t want to remove completely. This feature will let you move the selected posts into a space that only you can see them. These posts are not deleted permanently, they are moved to a private place and will not appear on your profile so no one can see them.

However, this feature in the latest update of Instagram just works with iOS version 10.2.1 or higher, so make sure you’ve updated your device. Here is how to archive your Instagram posts

How to archive Instagram posts

Any posts you previously shared on Instagram can easily be archived.

  • First, launch Instagramon your iPhone.
  • Go to the Profile section by tapping the rightmost tab.
  • Find your previous posts you’d like to archive, then tap Instagram’s “…”menu at the top of the post.
  • After that choose the Archive option from the menu.

This action will hide selected posts from your profile page and your followers will not able to see your posts. The archived posts still retain all previous likes and comments

How to browse your archived posts

If you like, you can see your archived posts at any time.

  • First launch Instagram app on your device.
  • Next, tap the rightmost tab to open the Profile
  • Finally, Tap the Archive icon at the top-right corner of your profile.

Doing this will bring you to your Instagram Archive.

Also read: How to Search Message History on iPhone: iMessage and Facebook

How to un-archive archived posts

If you want to unarchive your posts, you can do it easily just by doing some steps.

  • Launch Instagram on your iPhone.
  • Go to the Profile section by tapping the rightmost tab.
  • Tap the Archive icon at the top-right corner .
  • Select a post in your archive that you want to un-archive, then tap Instagram’s “…” menu at the top of the post
  • Finally, tap the Show on Profile option from the menu.

The post and all of its previous comments and likes will be welcomed back on your Instagram profile.

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