How do I archive a post I've shared on Instagram?

You can archive a post you've shared to hide it from your profile and make it so your followers and other people on Instagram can't see it. When you archive a post, it keeps all its likes and comments.

To archive a post:

Instagram app for Android and iPhone
  1. Tap instagram-user-profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.

  2. Tap the post you'd like to archive.
  3. Tap (iPhone) or (Android) in the top right.
  4. Select Archive.
Instagram Lite app for Android

You can archive a post you've shared to hide it from your profile and make it so your followers and other people on Instagram can't see it. When you archive a post, it keeps all its likes and comments.

To archive a post:

  1. Tap instagram-user-profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.

  2. Tap the post you'd like to archive.
  3. Tapin the top right.
  4. Select Archive.

Once you've archived a post, you can choose to show it on your profile again. The post will return to its original spot on your profile.

To show an archived post on your profile:

Instagram app for Android and iPhone
  1. Tap instagram-user-profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.

  2. Tap .
  3. Tap Archive.
  4. Tap Archive, then tap Posts (iPhone) or Posts Archive (Android).
  5. Tap the post you'd like to show on your profile.
  6. Tap (iPhone) or (Android) in the top right, then select Show on Profile.
Instagram Lite app for Android
  1. Tap instagram-user-profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.

  2. Tap .
  3. Tap Archive.
  4. Tap Posts.
  5. Tap the post you'd like to show on your profile.
  6. Tapin the top right, then select Share on Profile.
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