Access, Manage, Delete Saved Drafts on Instagram

Instagram was initiated as a simple photo-sharing social site that has grown exponentially over the years now. Recently, Instagram has updated itself with various features like reels and managing drafts. 

But if you are not aware of where to find drafts and how to manage them? Then read the article below to quench your curiosity.

One feature of Instagram is Drafts that are not known to many people. It facilitates the user to save photos or videos as features on Instagram.

How to Save Drafts on your Instagram:

To save drafts on your Instagram, follow the following steps:

1. Click on the add (+) button on the bottom of your Instagram homepage.

2. Select the photo you want to save for later.

3. Make some kind of edit and click on NEXT.

4. Add some caption randomly.

5. Now instead of clicking on the SHARE button, click on the back arrow or back button of your mobile phone twice.

6. Now you will see a dialog box asking you to save or discard the post. Click on SAVE.

Finally, your post is saved in your profile. Now you can access it and save your time by posting the post whenever required hassle-free. As your post will be already edited, also caption would be already added so that you do not waste your time. Moreover, drafts give you an option to make your posts readily available for posting.

How to Access Drafts on Instagram:

Now after saving the draft of your posts, you will want to access it. There is no direct icon from where you can access your drafts. Now, to access the drafts follow the following steps:

1. Click on the add (+) button located at bottom of your Instagram homepage.

2. Now you will be able to see photos from your gallery that can be selected with a single tap. Scroll down slightly.

3. Yow will be able to see saved Instagram drafts on the top.

4. Do a single tap on it and click on SHARE to post your saved drafts.

Finally, you are now able to access your saved drafts and ultimately, post it whenever required without any hassle.

C. How to Delete your Instagram Drafts:

If you want to delete the saved drafts, follow the following steps:

1. Click on the add (+) button located at bottom of your Instagram homepage.

2. Now you will be able to see photos from your gallery that can be selected with a single tap. Scroll down slightly.

3. You will be able to see saved Instagram drafts on the top. Click on the MANAGE button.

4. Click on the EDIT button appearing on the top right-hand side of the screen.

5. Select the posts you want to delete. And click on the DISCARD POST button.

6. Tap on the DISCARD POSTS button when asked for confirmation.

Now, drafts that you wanted to delete are deleted.

How to Edit your Drafts Without Posting Them?

When you have free time and want to edit your posts but not posting it. Then follow the following steps:

1. Click on the add (+) button located at bottom of your Instagram homepage.

2. Now you will be able to see photos from your gallery that can be selected with a single tap. Scroll down slightly.

3. Yow will be able to see saved Instagram drafts on the top.

4. Click on the post you want to edit.

5. Put your desired filters available on Instagram to enhance your pictures by adjusting brightness, contrast, and etcetera.

6. Now, tap on the back button of your phone twice.

7. Click on the SAVE button when the dialog box appears. 

Now, your edited post is saved to be posted at the desired time.

Techbosspro’s Take:

This amazing feature of Instagram will help you to save your time and make some posts in handy when you do not have time. If you have some doubts, do ask in the comments section.

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