How do I clear my Instagram search history?

Instagram saves searches in Search & Explore to make it easier for you to find your favorite accounts and hashtags again quickly. To clear your search history:

On the Instagram app for iOS or Android devices

  1. Go to your profile and tap .
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Security, then tap Clear Search History.
  4. Tap Clear Search History.

On your computer or mobile browser

  1. Go to instagram.com on your computer or mobile browser.
  2. Click and then click .
  3. Click Privacy and Security > View Account Data.
  4. Below Search history, click View all.
  5. Click Clear Search History > Yes, I'm sure.

Keep in mind that clearing your search history is temporary, and that searches you clear may reappear in your history after you search for them again.

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