Archive On Instagram: Here’s How To Hide Instagram Post Without Deleting It

With millions of users all over the world, Instagram is currently one of the most well-liked social media applications. The platform is used to share pictures and videos via stories or even DM. The best part of sharing stuff on Instagram with your followers is that the information is quite under the control. At any point of time you can switch from public to private accounts, and this way you can have a privilege to limit access for certain users to see your posts or stories.

But have you ever think of ways by which you can hide instagram post without deleting them. Is there any possibility to do so?? Well we have an answer to your query. Let’s check it out here….

Is it possible to hide posts and stories on Instagram without deleting? To your fortunate the answer is yes, you can use the archive feature for this. Here’s how to do it.

How to use Archive on Instagram?

You might know that there is no need to save the Stories created and shared on Instagram, as they can get saved by default in your Stories archive if you have turned on the feature. To turn on/off the story archive feature all you need is to follow the steps given below:

  • Open Instagram on your device.
  • Head to your profile by tapping on profile icon or your profile picture provided at the bottom right.
  • Next tap the Menu bar located on the top right, and then open Settings by making a tap on the gear icon.
  • Now tap on Privacy followed by Story.
  • Here you can turn On/Off Save story to archive, by toggling the button provided next to it.

That’s all you have to do. Turning on the Save story to archive will automatically save the shared stories to the archive section on your Instagram account.

Note:    1) Only you can see the archived stories and no other users is allowed to view it.

2) Once the shared picture or video disappears from your story, you can view them in your archive. However if you delete the same from your story earlier than it disappears, then it will not get saved to your archive.

How To Hide Instagram Posts Without Deleting Them?

On occasion you may realize that a particular story posted by you on Instagram must not be viewed by others. In such case, you don’t need to delete the post rather you can just hide the post within your Instagram account by archiving it. Here’s how to archive or hide your Instagram post without deleting it:

  • Launch Instagram app on your device and log in to your account
  • Head to your profile and then open ‘Your Story’ section.
  • Select the post that you want to hide from your followers.
  • Tap on the three dots provided at the upper right corner of that post.
  • You will get to see an option called ‘archive’.
  • Finally, tap on it to hide that particular post and make it disappearing from your account.

How To Get Back an Archived Post?

Once you have archived a shared story on your Instagram to hide it from your profile to make it disappear for your followers all its likes and comments also gets hidden and no user can see it. If you want to get them visible, you can simply Unarchive a post to have all the likes and comments back on your profile. To Unarchive a post on Instagram you need to perform following steps:

  • Launch Instagram app on your device and log in to your account
  • Head to your profile
  • Now tap on the three lines provided at the top right corner
  • Tap on the archive to navigate to the particular post
  • Locate the photo which you want to get back on your profile and then click “Unarchive”.
  • That’s all you have to do, the post will now appear on your profile back again

Well this brings us to the end of this blog article. Here, you have understood the steps to hide Instagram post without deleting it. In addition to that you have also got to know about how to archive and unarchive any post on your Instagram profile. Hope you find the article helpful, keep visiting us for more such tech related articles.

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