Photos of You

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

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

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

You can hide photos 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 you're tagged in before they appear on your profile.

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To hide a photo you're tagged in:

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

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

You can also hide multiple photos from your profile at once:

  1. Go to your profile and tap
  2. Tap
  3. Tap (Android) or (iPhone) in the top-right corner, then select Hide Photos
  4. Tap the photos you'd like to hide from your profile, then tap Hide from Profile or in the top right

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

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You can choose whether photos you're tagged in appear on your profile automatically or manually. When you choose to add photos 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 that appear on your profile:

  1. Go to your profile and tap
  2. Tap (Android) or (iPhone) in the top-right corner
  3. Select Tagging Options
  4. Tap Add Automatically or Add Manually

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

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

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To remove yourself from a photo someone tagged you in:

  1. Tap on the photo
  2. Tap your name
  3. Tap More Options > Remove Me from Photo
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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 (iOS) or (Android) above the post you'd like to archive
  3. 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
  2. Tap the post you'd like to show on your profile
  3. Tap (iOS) or (Android) above the post, then select Show on Profile
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To see posts you've archived, go to your profile and tap in the top right.

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

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