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How to hide Instagram photos on Android and iOS

27 mayo, 2021

Instagram is one of the most popular social networks, and many people take the utmost care of the type of posts they associate with their account. If you are wondering how to hide Instagram photos, there is a simple way to do it.

There can be many reasons when choosing to archive a publication on Instagram, from being angry with a person to taking care of the photographs and videos that we permanently show in detail.

To begin with, we must know that it is necessary to use mobile applications, since this functionality (at least for now) does not work in the web version.


How to hide Instagram photos

To hide one of your videos or photographs, we will simply have to open the Instagram application and go to our profile. There we will have to enter those publications that we want to hide, click on the three dots that appear at the top and click on “archive”.

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In doing so, the publication will not be listed on your profile, but that does not mean that it has been erased. Fortunately, you can continue to see it and you even have the opportunity to undo this change at any time.

How to view and repost photos on Instagram

If you have decided to archive some photos or videos, to see them again you just have to click on the clock icon that appears at the top of your profile.

Instagram Archive Crop

This way you will access the section in which your archived publications are saved. They are arranged in chronological order of publication, regardless of when you have archived them.

By clicking on one of them we can see it in full screen, and if we click on the three points that appear at the top it will give us the option to show it again in the profile or delete it forever.

How to hide photos on Instagram

How to view published stories

In addition to being able to view archived photos and videos, Instagram also makes a backup of all the Stories you have published. To access this section you just have to click on the menu that appears at the top.

How to hide photos on Instagram

The stories also appear chronologically ordered and, in addition to rewatching them, we have various options available: save them on the device, delete them, share them via private message, highlight them in the profile and see who saw them.

This menu is ideal for those who want to remember part of their publications in a private way. For many, Instagram is like an album of their day to day, but sometimes we just want to see certain pages.

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