Instagram helps us to engage with our followers in various ways such as Posts, Reels, Videos, and Stories. Instagram Stories are a great way for users to engage with their audience. In this post, I would explain How to See Your Old Instagram Stories in 2022.
However, Instagram Stories appears only for 24 hours and can be updated frequently, this makes the engagement better.
Can I See Old Instagram Story after 24 hours
As the story posted disappear from your profile after 24 hours, you might be thinking that they are deleted and you would no longer be able to view them again, but this is not the case.
You would still be able to view the stories that you’ve posted even after they disappear from your profile after 24 hours. The stories that we post on Instagram are being saved within the Instagram Application and can be accessed whenever we want to view them.
The stories are saved as Story Archive to the Instagram Archive. We can view the stories, save them to our phone’s gallery, create a highlight, repost them as a post or story.
Who Can View the Old Instagram Stories
The thing we should know is that the stories saved in the archive would only be visible to us and won’t be visible to the others. However, if we want to let others view them, we can create a highlight of them or save it to our phone and even repost them as a story or post.
By now, we have come to know that the Old Stories of Instagram is not lost and can be viewed even after they’ve disappeared from our profile from the Archive Section.
Here, in this guide, I would be explaining to you to get to the Archive section and view all your old stories that you have posted earlier.
How to View Your Old Instagram Stories
It is simple to view your old Instagram stories and it takes just a few clicks to access the archive section of Instagram. The archive section can only be accessed from the Instagram Application on your mobile as Archive is unavailable in the web version.
Step 1: Open the Instagram Application on Your Mobile (Install it if not already installed).
Step 2: Go to your profile by tapping on the Profile Icon (Your Profile Photo) on the bottom right.
Step 3: Tap on the Hamburger Icon (three horizontal lines) on the top right corner.
Step 4: Select Archive from the available options.
Step 5: The Instagram Archive Page would now be opened. By default, the story archive page would be opened. However, if it is not opened select Story Archive from the drop-down menu.
If you want to view post archive you can see it by selecting post Archive from the drop down menu.
In this way, you can easily view the Old Instagram Stories even after they have disappeared from your profile after 24 hours.
What Can We Do With Old Instagram Stories
The old Instagram stories can be
- Saved to the camera roll.
- Reshared as a story or a post.
- Promoted to increase its reach.
- Created as a highlight.
- Deleted forever.
I hope I was able to answer your query and was able to explain you in the best possible way to help you see the old Instagram stories.
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