How To Restore Recently Deleted Photos, Videos On Instagram

Instagram is a social media platform driven by peer pressure and anxiety. This can quite often lead to impulse actions like deleting posts. Read more to find How To Restore Recently Deleted Photos, Videos On Instagram

How To Restore Recently Deleted Photos, Videos On Instagram

Now you can easily restore recently deleted posts on Instagram. This includes photos, videos, reels, and IGTV videos. You can restore stories as well, but they will remain in the folder only for 24 hours.

The photo sharing platform is now rolling out a new feature that will allows users to restore content they’ve deleted over the last 30 days. It can be accessed through a Setting option in the app.

Previously, deleted photos, videos, reels, IGTV videos, and stories were removed from the Instagram account immediately. Now, they will be moved to the Recently Deleted folder for a period of 30 days.

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How To Restore Recently Deleted Photos, Videos On Instagram

  • Donwload the latest version of the Instgram app
  • Next, go to Settings > Account > Recently Deleted
  • Now, you can choose to restore the stored content or permanently delete it
  • That’s it!

Posts deleted from your Instagram profile grid will appear there again. Whereas the posts deleted from the archives will be restored to the archives.

Note: If they aren’t restored, they will automatically be deleted 30 days later. Stories, however, can only be accessed and restored for up to 24 hours.

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Alongside the Recently Deleted feature, Instagram has stepped up its protection process to prevent hackers from deleting posts on accounts.

The Facebook-owned app has announced that it will ask people to first verify that they are the rightful account holders while permanently deleting or restoring content from Recently Deleted.

Similar feature has been added to the Facebook also. Deleted posts are no moved to a Recycle Bin, which can be accessed from the ‘Activity Log’.

Instagram has become one of the most popular social media apps. The photo and video sharing platform now offers multiple features to engage with their communities and expand their reach.

Recently, Instagram added a new Instagram Live Room feature that allows creators to collaborate with other creators. They can also start a talk show or a podcast.

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