Have you ever try to remove images or videos from Instagram? Removing or deleting your pictures and videos is quite easy. But if you want help, here’s how to do that. But we are sharing a few methods to save your image first. Also, we talk about the prospect of backing up removing photos and videos on Instagram.
- 1 How to delete images and videos you have posted on Instagram
- 2 Can you recover deleted photos and videos
- 3 How to save photos and videos before deleting them
- 4 Instagram for life?
How to delete images and videos you have posted on Instagram
Head over to the Instagram app on your phone and click on your profile photo located in the bottom right corner of the screen. You will now be redirected to your Instagram profile feed.
Move your feed to search the post that you wish to remove and click on it to open it.
Once opened, click on the ‘3-dot’ icon located in the top right corner of your screen and choose ‘Delete’. Now confirm your choice by clicking on ‘Delete’ again in the other dialog box.
Now your post will be removed from Instagram and any likes or comments linked with it will also be deleted from your profile.
Can you recover deleted photos and videos
There is no other method to remove Instagram images as that would affect every user’s privacy. You can, also, restore your lost or removed photos if you have an Android phone.
Instagram, automatically makes a folder named ‘Instagram’ on your Android where it saves every post before it is uploaded to the service. Also, you can check this folder for your removed Instagram post in case you have to create a backup.
If it is an older post then check your cloud and local backups which should help you find the lost photo.
Maybe you come across third-party apps that claim to backup removed photos for you. But some of these choices are just phishing scams and you should ignore them at any cost.
How to save photos and videos before deleting them
There are lots of methods to store your Instagram post before you remove it. Select the method that suits you and then follow the required guide to store your Instagram photo.
Download the photo to your local storage
Head over to Instagram, click on your profile photo and move down and choose the picture that you like to download by clicking on it.
After you open it. Simply click on the ‘3-dot’ menu icon in the top right corner of the screen and choose ‘Copy Link’.
Now the link will be copied to your mobile clipboard. Simply open your browser and visit the link for Downloadgram.
Simply paste your link in the text field located in the center of the screen and click on ‘Download’.
Your download will now be started and the photo will be stored to your mobile local storage.
Note: You can’t install or download your posts if your profile is private. Just make your profile public for a few minutes until you have installed the photo and then you can move it back to private mode.
Store the photo in the cloud
Head over to Instagram, click on your profile photo in the bottom right corner.
Now move and find the picture you want to save from your feed and click on it to open the post.
Click on the menu icon in the top right corner and choose Archive.
Now your post will be archived and stored in the cloud. It will also be deleted from your feed but stored in the Archive drive of your Instagram account. It means you can back up it anytime you feel like and all your comments and like for the post will be recovered as well.
Instagram for life?
Instagram is the most popular social media platform used by everyone all around the world. It is the best photo-sharing platform that can’t only help you connect with your loved ones. But also enables you to make and promote your brand as well.
Besides sharing images and videos you can also get access to Instagram stories. It is a fun way of sharing your day. Instagram stories disappear automatically after 24 hours which ensures that you don’t have to fret about deleting birthday posts and other date-particular posts.
Here’s all about “Remove Images Or Videos From Instagram”. I hope this article helps you to easily remove posts from Instagram and store them before deletion if required. In case you face any difficulty or have any doubts, feel free to comment us down the section below.
Till then! Stay Safe 😷