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 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 profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap the post you'd like to archive.
  3. Tapmorein the top right.
  4. Select Archive.
To archive multiple posts you’ve made at once:
Instagram app for Android and iPhone
  1. Tap profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap more options in the top right, then tapactivity controlsYour activity.
  3. Tap photos and videosPhotos and Videos, then tap Posts.
  4. Tap Select in the top right, then tap on the posts you’d like to archive. To filter your posts before selecting, tap Sort & Filter in the top right and select your sorting preferences or the date range, then tap Apply.
  5. Tap Archive at bottom. Tap Archive to confirm.
  6. To turn sorting off, tap Sort & Filter. Tap Reset, then tap Apply.
Note that archiving multiple posts you’ve posted at once is only available in the Instagram app for Android and iPhone.
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 profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap more options.
  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 profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap more options.
  3. Tap Archive.
  4. Tap Posts.
  5. Tap the post you'd like to show on your profile.
  6. Tapmorein the top right, then select Share on Profile.
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