Instagram Adding Archiving Picture Option

For those of you who use Instagram on a regular basis, have you ever wondered “Wish I could save this picture to Instagram without letting everyone see it”? Well if you have ever thought that (or something like that), Instagram has now given you that option. Up to now Instagram was focused only on letting share photos, with the release of Archive, Instagram is now a both a photo share and a photo storage app.

Per Instagram, with Archive,

…a new feature that lets you move posts you’ve previously shared into a space that’s visible only to you. Your profile is a representation of who you are and evolves with you over time. With Archive, you now have more flexibility to shape your profile while still preserving moments that matter. You can archive a post you’ve shared to hide it from your profile and make it so your followers and other people on Instagram can’t see it. When you archive a post, it keeps all its likes and comments.

To Use Archive:

  1. Go to your profile
  2. Tap (iOS) or (Android) above the post you’d like to archive
  3. Select Archive

To Unarchive:

  1. Go to your profile and tap in the top right
  2. Tap the post you’d like to show on your profile
  3. Tap (iOS) or (Android) above the post, then select Show on Profile

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