How to Clear Instagram Link History on iPhone and Android 

Instagram keeps a record of all the links you visit from the app. Hence, you can keep track of all the pages you have visited and go back and forth if ever the need arises to do so. However, if you are a privacy-conscious person and want to prevent anyone from peeping into what you search, you would be glad to know that there is a native way to clear both specific and all Instagram link history on your iPhone and Android device. That said, let me show you how it’s done the quick way: 

How to Delete Instagram Link History on iPhone and Android 

So, how does clearing link history work in the Instagram app? Though the ability to view the URLs you have opened through the app is a bit hidden, you can get through it with ease. Depending on your needs, you can choose to wipe out the entire clutter at once or get rid of specific links

Privacy aside, cleaning up the saved URLs in the Instagram app can also help you recover some precious space on your device. Besides, it can even help the photo and video sharing app run smoothly.

Clear Specific Instagram Links on iPhone and Android

  • To get started, open the Instagram app on your iPhone or Android device. 
  • Now, tap on a link to open it. 
  • After that, tap on the tiny icon that looks like a clock at the bottom of the user interface.
Click on an Instagram link
  •  If you want to clear a specific link, tap on the X button right next to it. 
  • Then, make sure to tap on Clear in the popup menu to confirm the deletion of the link. 
Delete specific Instagram links

Clear All Instagram Link History at Once on iOS and Android

The process of wiping out the entire history is even easier.

  • Head over to the Instagram app -> tap on a link -> tap on the clock icon at the bottom of the screen.
  • Now, tap on the Clear button at the upper right corner of the screen and confirm the action. 
Clear Instagram link history

That’s pretty much it! Now, you shouldn’t worry about the privacy of the links you have visited or searched. Having unraveled this hidden Instagram tip, make sure to clear the saved history from time to time to boost privacy and also prevent the app from cluttering the storage on your device.

Read more: How to Open Instagram Links in Chrome or Safari on iPhone 

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Co-founder/Editor-in-Chief: Rajesh Mishra (Your beloved “R.K” 360 Reader Voice) is a Shakespearean poet at heart who turned a tech nerd while having a secret rendezvous with iPhone 4. When that rendezvous turned obsession, he let go of his hard-core political journalism in favour of the lifelong love-affair with technology. In a career spanning one and a half decades, Mr. Mishra has crafted over 8K articles and around 2K YouTube videos. He is probably the only journalist alive with this unique achievement. When he is not at his desk, you may find him either engrossed in a Deathmatch or chasing Wordsworth!

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