How To Archive All Instagram Photos At Once 2021

Till the year 2021, Instagram has been a popular and successful application; Instagram is not only a photo album, but using the Instagram application we make photo and video galleries, make video and voice calls, send direct messages (DM), start & promote our business from 2020 we can create Instagram reel & IGTV and the interesting part is we can visit the shop. Besides you can see various features that come with the Instagram application like making your account private & public, archiving all Instagram posts at once, etc.

Do you want to hide/archive all Instagram posts at once, just because someone is commenting on unwanted comments or you want to hide specific videos and photos from your Instagram profile then don’t worry because on Instagram you will get the feature to archive posts and stories from your account? To do so, go to your profile, choose post, tap three dots, click on the archive, and Done.

But when you archive a post, the photo or a video will be hidden from your Instagram account and won’t be visible to anyone unless you unarchive it. So, if you want to unarchive a post from your Instagram account and hide all Instagram photos at once then this article is for you, here in this article you will find step by step procedure stated below to do so.

What Does Instagram Archive Feature Do?

The archive feature on Instagram helps users to hide their photos and videos from the profile section. When you use the Archive feature your photos and videos will be sent to the archive folder and will be totally disappeared from your followers, but you can see the post from the archive folder.

From the menu section on Instagram, you can access the archive folder where you can see mass hidden photos and videos.

Below in this article, you will find a complete guide on how to archive, access archived posts, hide photos, and many more.

Isn’t There A Way To Mass Archive On Instagram?

No, there is no any way to mass archive posts at once on Instagram. But you can do it manually and archive the bulk of photos and videos on Instagram.

Once you archive the mass photos from your profile, your photos and videos will be hidden from your profile and sent to an archive folder. The archived post won’t be visible for your followers or other users on your profile but you can access hidden posts from the archive folder.

After you hide the mass of photos and videos on Instagram, you can show back the bulk of hidden posts on your profile, from the archive folder or you can directly delete the bulk of posts from the archive.

Don’t worry, read the full article to fix your problem and issues regarding the Archive feature on Instagram.

How To Mass Archive Instagram Posts 2021?

Since you can’t move the mass posts to the archive folder at once on Instagram. You can move the post manually to the archive folder.

To move photos to the archive folder, follow the steps mentioned below.

  1. Open the Instagram application on your device.
  2. Tap on the Profile icon.
  3. Tap on the photo or video you want to move.
  4. Now, tap on the three vertical dots.
  5. Choose Archive from the menu.
  6. Wait and it’s done.

So, these are the steps to move mass Instagram Posts to archive in 2021 on Instagram. Similarly, follow the steps to move bulk photos and videos on the archive folder.

How To Hide All Instagram Posts At Once

To be honest, there is no option to hide all Instagram photos at once but however, if you want to archive bulk photos from Instagram then you can do it one by one and hide all from your account, to do so follow the procedure stated below.

  1. Open Instagram on Android or iPhone devices.
    Open Instagram | Archive Post
  2. If you have switched or log out from your account, log in to your account.
  3. Now from the bottom bar, tap on the Profile icon.
    Go to profile to see photos | Archive Posts
  4. You will see all of your posts, scroll and find the photo you want to hide.
    View all photos and videos of instagram
  5. After that, tap on the photo.
  6. Now, tap on the Three Vertical Dots from the top right corner.
    Tap Three Vertical Dots to Hide post
  7. After that from the pop-up option, choose Archive and wait.
    Archieve To Archive All Instagram Photos At Once
  8. You will see the “Loading…” and the photo will disappear and be Done.
    Loading to Archive All Instagram Photos At Once

Now, when your archive photo disappears from your profile, don’t go back because another post will come at the top. Similarly, now click on the Three Vertical Dots of the post, choose Archive, and Done. So, this is how you can archive all Instagram photos faster at once.

How To Archive A Post You Shared On Instagram 2021

If you want to archive videos and photos from your Instagram account to hide them from your friends and random users then you can follow the steps stated below.

  1. Open Instagram
    Open Instagram | Archive Post
  2. From the bottom, tap the circle Profile icon.
    Go to profile to see photos | Archive Posts
  3. You will see all of your posts.
    View all photos and videos of instagram
  4. Tap and open the video or photo you want to hide from your account.
  5. Now, you will see a video or photo in big size with likes, comments, share icons.
  6. But tap on the Three Vertical Dots from the top corner.
    Three Vertical Dots | Hide videos and photo
  7. Finally, tap Archive and wait.
    Archive A Post You Shared On Instagram
  8. Done.

Once you successfully hide your post from your Instagram account, the post will be disappeared from your posts and will be saved in the archived folder from where your hidden post can be seen.

How To See Archived Pictures On Instagram

You just knew how to hide pictures and videos from your account and you tried it but you don’t know where did that post go then don’t worry because those hidden posts are safe and you can easily reach the hidden post from the archived folder. If you want to find out where did your posts go after being archived then follow the steps stated below.

Following the steps, you will be able to see archived Posts, archived Stories, and archived Live.

  1. Open Instagram
    Open Instagram | Archive Post
  2. Tap the circle Profile icon from the bottom bar.
    Go to profile to see photos | Archive Posts
  3. Tap Three Horizontal lines (Hamburger Icon) on the top right corner.
    Hamburger Icon to see hidden posts
  4. Now at the top, you will see Archive with “Arrow clock icon.”
    Go to Arrow clock icon to see all archived posts
  5. Tap on the Archive.
  6. Now from the drop-down menu, you can choose Stories, Posts, and Live Archive.
    Posts Archive to see all hidden pictures and videos
  7. Tap Posts Archive to see all hidden pictures and videos.
    All archived posts

Similarly, you can choose “Stories Archive” if you want to see hidden stories and “Live Archive” to see hidden live videos.

How Do I Unarchive A Post On Instagram

Do you know how to access the hidden posts on Instagram? if not, go to the process mentioned above because once you know how to access hidden posts and stories you can easily unarchive your post and download your post and stories.

So, follow the steps if you want to unarchive a post and get your hidden post back in your account.

  1. Open Instagram
    Open Instagram | UnArchive Post
  2. Tap the circle Profile icon
    Go to profile to see photos | UnArchive Post
  3. Tap Three Horizontal lines (Hamburger Icon)
    Hamburger Icon to see hidden posts
  4. Select Archive with “Arrow clock icon.”
    Go to Arrow clock icon to see all archived posts
  5. Now you will see all the hidden posts, stories, and lives.
  6. Scroll and search the post you want to unhide and get it back on your account.
    All archived posts
  7. Tap Post to bring it back to your Instagram account.
  8. Now, tap on the Three Vertical Dots from the top right corner.
    Three Vertical Dots | UnHide videos and photo
  9. After that tap on the Show on Profile and wait.
    Tap show on profile to unarchive all post from instagram

Now you will be able to see unarchived posts back on your Instagram account, similarly, you can unarchive mass posts that you want back on your profile. And you can also download your Instagram stories or live videos on your device gallery.

How To Delete Archived Posts on Instagram?

Once you archive the bulk of photos and videos, you can delete the archived post on Instagram. It is not important to delete the post when you archive it but if you want to delete the post from the archive folder then follow the steps stated below.

  1. Open Instagram on your android or iOS device.
  2. Tap on the Profile icon.
  3. Tap on the three horizontal lines.
  4. Now, tap on the Archive from the menu.
  5. After that, select the photo or video from the archive folder.
  6. Tap on the photo you want to delete.
  7. Now, tap on the three vertical dots.
  8. And choose Delete.
  9. Finally, confirm to delete the archive post.

Done, once you delete the post from the archive folder, you won’t be able to see the deleted post from the archive folder and you won’t be able to show the post on your profile as well. So, before deleting the posts from the archive folder make sure you don’t need the post later.

Can We See Instagram Stories On Archived Folder?

Yes, you can also see the Instagram stories on the archived folder once the story has disappeared from your story section after 24 hours. After 24 hours your Instagram stories will be automatically deleted from the story section and will be saved to the archive folder. From the archive folder, you can access all the stories that you have a post on your Instagram story.

To see all Instagram stories you have a post on your profile, follow the steps stated below.

  1. Open Instagram on your android or iOS device.
  2. Tap on the Profile icon.
  3. Tap on the three horizontal lines.
  4. And tap on the Archive from the menu.
  5. Now, press on the Post Archive drop-down menu from the top left.
  6. After that, choose Stories Archive from the menu.

Done. Now, you will see mass stories that you have a post on your profile story according to the date. You can also choose a calendar or map to see your post stories.

If you want to see all the stories if you have added on the particular date then, you can tap on the calendar icon under Stories Archive.

And if you want to see all the stories according to the location then you can tap on the Pin location icon (Map) under Stories Archive.

How To See Archived Live Streaming Videos On Instagram?

From the latest update of Instagram, you can also see all the live streaming you have archived after you end the live video.

When you go live on Instagram, and end the live streaming, you will see an option to Save, Share and Archive live video.

If you choose to archive the live streaming video on your profile then you can see the live video from the Archive folder. But the live stream videos will be available for 30 days only.

Go to the archive folder, from the drop-down menu choose the Live Archive, and you will see all the live videos that you have chosen to archive.

Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ’s

Extra: here are some of the frequently asked questions regarding “Archive all Instagram photos at once,” the questions and its answer might be helpful for you as well to solve your problem. so don’t forget to look at the questions stated below.

How to archive all Instagram posts in 2021

You cant hide mass posts at once, but you can manually select the post and choose to archive the post.

To archive all Instagram posts at once you have to go to your profile select the post your want to archive/hide and click on the three dots and choose to archive the post likewise follow the process manually to achieve all posts you want to hide from your profile.

What Happens When You Archive Photos On Instagram?

When you archive photos on Instagram your photos will be hidden from your profile and will be saved in the archive folder from where you can get them back on your Instagram profile.

Can You Unarchive A Post On Instagram?

Yes, once you hide photos, and videos from your account, you can easily access them from the Archived folder. To do so, go to the archive folder, open the post you want to bring back, tap three vertical dots and tap show on profile.

Can We Download Our Hidden Post Or Stories On Our Device Gallery?

Yes, we can download posts, stories, and live videos on our device gallery. To do so, go to the archive folder, open the post, tap the download icon from the bottom, and done.

Where Can We See Hidden Stories And Post?

Once you archive posts or stories on Instagram they will appear under the Archive folder, and you can choose Post archive or Story archive to see hidden stories or post at a time under the drop-down menu.

Can We Archive our Instagram Stories?

No, we cant archive our Instagram but when your stories cross the 24hours after the post they will be automatically removed from your story and will be saved in the archive folder.

So, you don’t have to archive your stories manual Instagram will automatically do it for you after 24hours.

Last Word

Lastly, I want to ensure you that still there is no method or option to archive all Instagram photos at once we have mentioned steps to archive mass Instagram posts faster and you can also say this article is full package article for you because here in this article you will get step by step guides to archive posts, see archive post, unarchive post and many more with FAQs. We think you will find all solutions related to the “Archive” feature.

If you find any missing solution or have questions regarding this article then you can comment down below and we will try to reach out as soon as possible and fix your problem.

Thank You from the Fixing Guides Team for reading this article.

We promise to bring more helpful guidance on Instagram on our next article, till then stay healthy and happy surfing.

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