Instagram is one of the best and the most unique social media platforms as compared to other platforms such as Facebook or Twitter. There are a plethora of options on Instagram that make it fun to use but equally annoying to operate.
You can share a post, a story or a reel on Instagram in order to engage and interact with your followers. Sometimes a person may wish to delete all their post from their profile, but doing it one by one might be of huge discomfort, especially if the user has a lot of posts put up on his profile. If a person goes through with the process of deleting all the images or posts one by one on Instagram it is definitely gonna be a time-consuming process.
The Instagram application does not allow a multiple or a mass deletion of posts, images or videos that have been put up on the profile by the user. This is why you can try and find some third party application on the app store that would easily do this job of mass deletion for you. If you want to use a third-party app, you can download that particular application first.
It is recommended that you use a temporary password for your safety and then log in from the application. Once you have logged in to your Instagram account from the third-party application, you can mass select the posts and then press ‘Delete All’. However, most of these third-party applications have been removed from the Google Play Store owing to security concerns and hence you cannot use them anymore.
There are a lot of other options you can try in order to hide all the posts from your Instagram account. There is also the option of archiving all your posts from Instagram. In order to delete all the posts from your Instagram account, follow the procedure mentioned below.
Deleting All Your Instagram Posts from PC
Instagram is available both on Android as well as the IOS platforms. You can also access your Instagram account from your PC. However one needs to have the application installed on their phone to use all the features of Instagram. You also need to consider the fact that while using Instagram on PC to mass delete the posts, you will be required to delete the posts one by one.
There are a few ways to delete Instagram posts in bulk. You can also use the assistance of Bluestacks which is an android OS simulator on your laptop.
One can download and install Instagram on it and then easily delete the posts you have made on your account. There is an extension available in Google Chrome that lets you mass delete the posts you have made on Instagram.
This extension makes it possible for the users to delete all their posts on Instagram with just a tap, but you need to consider that this would be done by third-party tools and may affect your privacy.
Deleting a Single Picture on Instagram from a Carousel Post
In order to explain to you with steps in this particular way to mass delete the posts, it is important that you have certain background information.
In order to delete a single photo from a carousel post or from multiple posts on Instagram, you are expected to follow the steps mentioned below.
Step 1: Firstly you are required to open Instagram on your Phone.
Step 2: You need to press the profile icon which is visible and present in the bottom bar. After this step has been completed, you need to tap/touch the screen for the post that you want to delete. On a respective carousel post, a user can have up to 10 photos or videos uploaded. You are just required to select one photo or video for deletion.
Step 3: After selecting the photo or the video, you need to tap on the vertical dots icon which is visible on the top right side. Once the user presses the vertical dots icon, a small box would appear which would give you the option to delete the photo or video as per your requirement.
Step 4: As soon as the user hits the delete option, a dialogue box would appear which would have the option of archiving the post or deleting the post.
If the user hits on the archive button, no one except the user would be able to look at the photo and if you press the Delete button, the picture or the video would be deleted instantly.
These are some of the ways through which one can easily delete Instagram photos in a bulk. It is easily understood that deleting the posts one by one would be a very difficult task and you would need the help of this article in order to navigate through this difficult process.
Earlier one could take the assistance of third party applications, however, they have been deleted from the Play Store and one cannot use them anymore.
Using Google Chrome Extensions To Mass Delete Posts
In order to use the assistance of a Chrome Extension to mass delete Instagram posts, a user needs to follow certain steps.
- First, you need to download a chrome Extention called SocialErase. Click here to install it in your chrome browser.
- Once downloaded, visit the Instagram website and sign in to your account.
- Once the feed page is open, press on the icon of the extension.
- You will see an option of erasing the activity of your feed. You need to press on the yes button in order to see the intended task being executed.