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 (iPhone) or Search History (Android).
  4. Tap Clear All > Clear All.

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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