Remove old posts without deleting them

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Sometimes we decide that time has come to remove some old photos from Instagram but it would be a real shame to delete them. All those likes and comments would be wasted. Luckily there's a solution that lets you keep your posts while not showing them anymore on your profile.

Hide a post

  • Press the three dots in the upper right corner of the post
  • Tap on Archive
  • The posts will be saved in your archive

See your archived posts

Archive icon
  • Go to your profile
  • Tap on the three lines in the top-right corner
  • From the menu, select "Archive"
  • You can choose between "Stories Archive" and "Posts Archive"

Restore a post you archived

  • Go to your archive
  • Tap on the post you want to restore
  • Click the three dots in the upper right corner
  • Press "Show on profile"



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