How to restore your Recently Deleted Instagram Posts and Stories

Instagram has rolled out its new feature that enables its user to restore the recently deleted Instagram posts and stories within 24 hours. This new feature is accessible to all Instagram users. They can easily restore the deleted stories within 24 hours of deleting them even if the story has not been achieved.

Usually, the deleted videos, posts, stories, and IGTV videos are immediately removed from the account as they are deleted, but since the new option is enrolled which is Instagram reels, it gets stored in the recently deleted folder.

Here is a step-by-step guide on How to restore your Recently Deleted Instagram posts and stories

  • Step 1: Open the Instagram app and move to your profile. Ensure that you have the latest and updated version of Instagram.
  • Step 2: Go to your account and scroll down and tap on the Recently Deleted option.
  • Step 3: Select the story or post that you want to restore and click on the three dots option in their corner. Select restore from it, and your post/story will get restored to your account.

By accessing the recently deleted folder, the users can also permanently delete the post, videos, IGTV videos, and reels; after that restoring them want to be possible.

Instagram also allows its users to archive their posts instead of deleting them. It is a much better option in comparison to deleting because the post can be easily accessed by the user at any time, and it will be available only to the account holder. They can also be restored anytime.


Follow the above-mentioned steps to restore your Recently Deleted Instagram Post and Stories, but make sure that you restore them within 24 hours; otherwise, they will be gone forever.