How to delete a story from Instagram

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How to delete a story from Instagram

Per delete a story from Instagram you can act through the app of the photographic social network for Android and iOS, or from a computer, by acting from the official Instagram website or from the app for Windows 10. You will find everything explained below.

Give smartphone and tablet


To clear a history of Instagram through the app previously downloaded on Android or iOS, presses on its icon on the home screen and / or in the drawer of your device, and log in to your account.


Now, press on yours profile picture located in the upper left corner of the main app screen (il symbol of a small house) and tap on the icon (...) in the lower right corner visible in the story you posted. Then, in the menu that is shown to you, press on the item Delete e, to confirm the cancellation of the history, presses on Delete.

Stories posted on Instagram are visible on your profile for 24 hours, after which if you have activated the feature archive, are stored in this special section of the social network.



If you want to delete a story that is already in thearchive of Instagram, access this section of the social network by pressing onicon dell'orologio located at the top left of your profile screen. Then press on the story to delete, tap on the icon (...) at the bottom right and finally, press the button Delete. At this point, confirm the operation, press again on Delete.


From computer

Do you prefer to delete an Instagram story by acting as a computer? In this case, connect to the official website of the photographic social network via a browser for browsing the Internet. Alternatively, if you have a Windows 10 computer, download the Instagram app and proceed as I'm about to point out.


The procedures you need to put in place are identical in both cases, so log in to your account first. Once this is done, press on yours profile picture located in the upper right corner (from Web) or top left (via the app for Windows 10) to see your published story.

Now, click on the icon first (...) located in the upper right corner (from Web) or in the lower right corner (via the app for Windows 10) e, in the menu that is shown to you, click on the button Delete. Finally, confirm the deletion of the history by pressing the button Delete.


The section archive of Instagram is not accessible from Web or from the app for Windows 10; so, if you want to delete an archived story, proceed by following the instructions I gave you regarding the Instagram app for Android or iOS.

How to delete a story published on Instagram

You do not know how this social network works e, therefore, you wonder how to delete a story published on Instagram? In this case, you must know that, to proceed, you must use the Instagram app for Android and iOS, as the creation of stories is a feature reserved for mobile devices.

That said, if you are on the screen dedicated to creating Instagram stories e, if you want to delete a story that you have not yet published, all you have to do is press the icon (X) located in the upper left corner. If prompted, confirm the operation by pressing the button Delete, And that's it.

How to delete an Instagram story that doesn't load

Are you trying to post a story on Instagram but, due to some internet connection problems, you can't upload it? If that's the case, know that you have nothing to worry about: delete an Instagram story that doesn't load it's very simple e, to do it, you have to act through the same story publishing screen.

That said, first hit the icon (...) that you find in correspondence with the error message Upload failed for the story being loaded, then tap the button Delete. Finally, confirm the deletion of the history by pressing on the item Delete. Easier than that?



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