Photos and Videos of You

To see photos and videos other people have tagged you in, go to your profile and tap . You can choose to manually or automatically add these photos and videos to your profile.

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When other people tag you in photos or videos, they may show up on your profile. To see photos and videos you've been tagged in, go to your profile and tap . Who can see these on your profile depends on your visibility settings:

  • Posts are Public: Anyone can see photos and videos you're tagged in on your profile.
  • Posts are Private: Only confirmed followers can see photos and videos you're tagged in on your profile.

You can hide photos and videos you're tagged in from your profile or remove the tag if you don't want anyone to see them. You can also choose to manually approve photos and videos you're tagged in before they appear on your profile.

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To hide a photo or video you're tagged in:

  1. Tap the photo or video.
  2. Tap your username.
  3. Tap Hide from My Profile then Done.

You can add a photo or video back to your profile by going to it, repeating steps 1-2 above and then tapping Show on My Profile.

To hide multiple photos or videos at once:

  1. Go to your profile and tap .
  2. Tap Settings > Photos and Videos of You.
  3. Tap Hide Photos and Videos.
  4. Select the photos or videos you'd like to hide from your profile, then tap Hide.

Keep in mind that hiding a photo or video from your profile doesn't remove you from the photo or video itself. Learn more about removing yourself from a photo or video you're tagged in.

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You can choose whether photos and videos you're tagged in appear on your profile automatically or manually. When you choose to add photos and videos manually, they'll appear on your profile only after you approve them. By default, when someone tags a photo or video of you, it will automatically be added to your profile.

To manually select the photos and videos that appear on your profile:

  1. Go to your profile and tap .
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Select Photos and Videos of You.
  4. Tap next to Add Automatically or Add Manually.

If you choose to add photos and videos to your profile manually, you'll still be notified when someone tags you in a photo or video. To add that photo or video to your profile, tap the photo or video, then tap your username and select Show on My Profile.

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Anyone can tag you in photos and videos on Instagram, except for the people you've blocked. You can choose to manually or automatically include these photos and videos on your profile.

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To remove yourself from a photo or video someone tagged you in:

  1. Tap the photo or video.
  2. Tap your name.
  3. Tap More Options > Remove Me from Post (iPhone) or Remove Tag (Android).
  4. Tap Remove (iPhone) or Yes, I'm Sure (Android).
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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. Go to your profile.
  2. Tap the post you'd like to archive.
  3. Tap (iOS) or (Android) in 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:

  1. Go to your profile and tap in the top right (iPhone) or top left (Android).
  2. Tap the post you'd like to show on your profile.
  3. Tap (iOS) or (Android) in the top right, then select Show on Profile.
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To see posts you've archived, go to your profile and tap in the top left (iPhone) or top right (Android).

Learn more about archiving your posts and adding them back to your profile.

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