Did you accidentally delete an Instagram post, or someone maliciously deleted an Instagram photo or video? No worries, you can easily recover deleted Instagram posts if they haven’t been permanently deleted.
In this Instagram tutorial, we are going to show you step by step how to recover deleted Instagram posts easily.
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Can you recoveraccidentally deleted Instagram photo or video?
Yes, fortunately, Instagram provides the opportunity to restore a photo or video on Instagram if you or someone else has deleted it. However, this restoration method on Instagram only works, if you have deleted the specific Instagram post for no more than 30 days.
Unfortunately, if you have deleted the particular post more than 30 days ago, Instagram has already deleted the post permanently so there is no way to get back the photo.
If you want to temporarily hide an Instagram photo from the public, you should archive the Instagram post next time. This archiving method on Instagram allows you to restore the post any time you wish. You can read more about it here:
How to recover deleted Instagram posts?
So if you want to recover a deleted Instagram post, here is how to do it:
- Open up your Instagram profile.
- Click on the hamburger menu on the top right corner
- Tap on ‘Settings’ on the bottom
- Next, choose ‘Account’
- Then select ‘Recently Deleted’
- Here you can see all Instagram posts that have been deleted no more than 30 days.
- You can restore them easily by selecting them then by tapping on the three dots
- Then choose ‘Restore’.
- Confirm that you want to recover the Instagram photo or video.
Now the Instagram post has been restored.
What happens if you restore deleted Instagram posts?
Can you get back the engagement the specific posts had when you restore it?
Yes, fortunately, Instagram recovers not just the photo or the video but all the engagements and comments the IG post had.
Can’t recover deleted Instagram posts
If you want to recovers deleted Instagram posts, the posts can’t be deleted more than 30 days ago.
If your Instagram posts have been deleted more than 30 days ago, or you have deleted them from the Recently Deleted folder as well, you won’t be able to restore them.
How to recover deleted Instagram posts after 30 days?
Unfortunately, currently, it is not possible to recover a deleted Instagram posts after they have been deleted for more than 30 days. Your only option is to download the Instagram account and the photos before you would want to delete an Instagram post