In this guide, we will show you how to hide and unhide posts on Instagram.
You may have posted a picture which you no-longer want to be on your profile, but instead of deleting it, you can hide it and in the future you can unhide it, which we will also explain.
Also, we guide you through hiding posts that you have been tagged in and then un-hiding posts you have been tagged in as well, so they are visible on your profile again.
According to Statista, it’s estimated Instagram will reach nearly 1.2 billion users on their platform.
Lets get right in to this!
How To Hide Your Instagram Posts
Firstly, we will guide you through hiding posts on Instagram.
1. Open The Instagram App
Open the Instagram app and make sure you’re signed in to the account you want to hide the post on.
2. Locate The Post You Want To Hide
Next, go to your profile by tapping on your profile picture at the bottom right of Instagram.
Then, tap on the post which you want to hide from your profile.
3. Tap On The Three Dots In The Top Right Of The Post
Now, you need to tap on the three dots in the top right of your post.
This will bring up a list of options.
4. Tap “Archive” To Hide Your Post
From the list, tap on “Archive”.
This will hide your post from anyone looking at your page.
However, it will not delete the post and you can unhide or un-archive it.
How To Unhide Your Instagram Posts
Now that you know how to hide posts on Instagram, you need to know how to unhide them.
1. Open The Instagram App
Firstly, open the Instagram app and make sure you sign in or switch to the account you want to unhide the post on.
2. Go To Your Instagram Profile Page
Secondly, you need to tap on your profile picture in the bottom right of Instagram.
This will take you to your profile.
3. Tap On The Three Lines In The Top Right Of Your Profile
Next, you need to tap on the three lines in the top right of your profile.
Then, you will be shown a list of options.
4. Tap On “Archive”
You will need to tap on “Archive”.
This will take your Instagram archive.
Click on the arrow facing downwards at the top of the screen and select “Posts archive”.
You can also view your story and live archives as well.
5. Unhide Your Post
Now, you should see the post you have previously hidden.
If you cannot see it, you may be in your stories or live archives, or you may have deleted it.
Tap on the post, go to the top right, and tap on the three dots.
This will open up a list, and you need to tap on “Show on profile”.
Your post will now be unhidden and will be on your profile!
How To Hide Tagged Post On Instagram
You can follow these steps to unhide a post you have been tagged in.
1. Open Up The Instagram App
First of all, you need to open the Instagram app, and make sure you are signed in to the account you want to hide the tagged post on, or you can switch to the account.
2. Go To Your Instagram Profile
Once you’re on your Instagram account, you need to go to your Instagram profile.
Tap on the profile picture in the bottom right to be taken to your profile.
3. Switch Your Feed To Tagged Posts
Next, you need to tap on the tagged post icon to switch to your tagged posts.
Now, you will see all of the posts your account has been tagged in.
4. Hide The Post You’re Tagged In
You need to choose which post you’ve been tagged in that you want to hide.
Once you have, tap on it and in the top right of the post, there are three dots.
So, tap on the three dots, and you will get a list of options, then, tap on “Tag options”.
Then, you will get another list of options, you need to click on “Hide from My Profile”.
If you click on “Remove Me from Post”, this means you cannot show it again on your profile.
So if you think you may change your mind, it’s best to hide it, as you can always remove yourself at a later date.
How To Unhide Tagged Post On Instagram
Finally, here is how you can unhide a tagged post on Instagram.
1. Find The Tagged Post You Have Hidden
Firstly, you need to find the tagged post which you hid from your profile.
To do this, go to the user’s profile who originally made the post and had tagged you, and scroll through their feed until you see the photo/video they posted.
2. Tap On The Three Dots In The Top Right Of The Post
Next, you need to tap on the three dots in the top right of the post.
You will then need to tap on “Tag options”.
Then, you can tap on “Show on My Profile”.
Now, it will be visible again on your profile when users view your tagged photos!
You now know how to hide and unhide your own posts and tagged posts on Instagram.
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