How to Find Archived Photos on Instagram

Instagram is an exceptional social media platform that lets you upload n number of photos. A lot of people actually prefer it over, say, Facebook or Snapchat as it is quite intuitive. A whole lot of people are on Instagram and it is a fun way to connect with your near and dear ones. Some have introduced themselves to it now while some have been on it for a long time now. So it is obvious that people who have been using Instagram for a lot longer might have uploaded some pictures out of curiosity.

Well, we have all been curious and our deleted Facebook posts won’t like. So it’s a given that people have uploaded a few of their photos which might seem embarrassing now. Right? Instagram gives you the delete option along with something called ‘Archive.’ Like on WhatsApp, archiving a chat means you don’t talk to that person a lot. Same in Instagram, you archive a photo you don’t want people to see, because of obvious reasons.

What if you wanted to access those archived photos now? With a whole lot of updates and enhancements, is it still possible to bring up those embarrassing memories? Well, yes! It is possible. And this tutorial will show you how to unarchive those Instagram posts to make it visible to your followers again.

How to Find Archived Photos on Instagram

Step 1: Unlock your device and launch the Instagram application.

How to Find Archived Photos on Instagram

Step 2: Go to your profile by tapping on your profile picture.

Step 3: Tap on the hamburger icon for more options. Click on Archive.

How to Find Archived Photos on Instagram

Step 4: You’ll have to select either Posts archive or Stories archive. Posts archives have posts that have been archived and Stories archives are Stories that have been archived.

How to Find Archived Photos on Instagram

Step 5: You can select any of the archived posts.

Step 6: Tap on the desired post and select the vertical dots.

Step 7: Select the first option ‘Show on profile.’

How to Find Archived Photos on Instagram

You can now see your archived posts in your profile.


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