How To Edit And Delete Your Comments On Instagram


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Recovering Messages Manually

If you have not connected your account to Facebook, don’t worry. Recovering from Facebook is easy, but not everyone connects their account, and it is still possible to recover deleted Instagram messages without a Facebook account.

Instagram started a function that allows you to download any kind of data from its website page. You can download direct messages, photos, videos, comments, and such. Now let’s take a look at how you can download your messages:

  1. Open the Instagram website page on a PC and log in to your account by entering your username and password.
  2. Go to your profile; there is a profile icon on the upper right corner of the page.
  3. Click on ‘Settings’ and select ‘Privacy and Security’ from the pop-up menu.
  4. Scroll down the page and click on the ‘Data Download’ button. Instagram will ask you to verify yourself, log in to your account again.
  5. Then enter your e-mail address to get a link from Instagram to download your messages, photos, videos, and profile information.
  6. Click on ‘Next’ and enter your Instagram password and click on ‘Request Download.’
  7. After you have done that, you will get an e-mail from Instagram with the subject of ‘Your Instagram Data’ in 48 hours.
  8. Open the e-mail and click on ‘Download Data,’ then all the data you have shared on Instagram will be downloaded in a ZIP file.
  9. Extract the files from the ZIP file and look for the messages file. Once you open it, you can see the deleted Instagram messages of yours.


How to Delete a Comment on Instagram on PC

Time needed: 1 minute.

You can now delete Instagram comments not only from your mobile device but also from your computer. This method can be performed quite simply and quickly, just like the method of deleting comments from the phone.

  1. Go to the Instagram website.
    • First, visit the Instagram website and log in to your account. Go to the post and find the comment which you want to delete.
  2. Click the three-point icon.
    • After finding the comment, you will see the three-points icon next to the comment you’d like to delete. Click it.
  3. Click to the Delete option.
    • After you click to the three-points icon, you will see Report and Delete options, select the delete option and the comment will be deleted.

Why does a comment I deleted on Instagram still exist?

If you delete a comment and still see that comment when you refresh the page, there may be a problem with your internet connection during this process.

So it’s a good idea to try this process again and check your internet connection.

How to delete an Instagram comment on the web version or PC or computer

If you are fond of using Instagram on a PC or laptop or desktop, then you can even delete comments on them.

  1. Go to and login to your account.
  2. Search for the post that you want to delete the comment.
  3. Click on the comment icon which appears below the post.
  4. Scroll into your comment and place the mouse pointer on your comment.
  5. Click on three dots on your comment at the right and click on “Delete”.

Your comment will be deleted successfully from the post.

The same process is applied if you want to delete other people’s comments on your own post.


I hope now you have got an idea on how to delete Instagram comments from the posts. Whenever you made a typo while commenting, you can correct it by deleting the comments.

How to Delete an Instagram Comment in a Web Browser

If you’re using a web browser instead of the Instagram mobile app, you can still delete unwanted comments with just a few clicks.

  1. Open Instagram in a web browser and find the post with the comment you want to remove.

  2. Click the post to see it pop up in a window with all the associated comments.

  3. Hover your mouse pointer over the comment you want to remove, then click the three dots to the right of the comment. 

  4. Click Delete in the pop-up window.

Is it Possible to Delete other People’s Comments on Instagram?

Yes, you can delete the comments of other people as long as they do it on your post. Instagram allows users to delete any comment that they do not want to appear on their posts. However, if you see offensive comments on other people’s posts but you cannot delete it, you can tag it as spam and click Report this comment.

How to Delete a Comment on Instagram: Some Mobile Options

Luckily for Instagram users, they can send their o

Luckily for Instagram users, they can send their own and others’ texts to trash. The best part is that they do not have to write it themselves. The process will take only a few minutes, especially if the user is working with a few texts.

And the steps on deleting Instagram comments are simple, let’s take a look at them below.

  1. Login to IG through mobile (IOs and Android will work).
  2. The texts are below the pictures or videos. Tap on the ones that will go away.
  3. If the user has Android, a new menu will appear. It contains either the icon of a bin or the word “Delete”. Those with IOs only have to swipe left.
  4. That’s it, and there’s nothing left to do.

If the options above do not appear when trying in 2021, people may need to update their app and see how it goes afterward when they use it to subscribe to other channels.

How to hide Instagram comments that contain specific words

This is another useful tool for anti-harassment: if you’re getting a lot of comments that contain offensive or hurtful words, you can give Instagram a list of words to not allow on your page. To do this, go into your Settings, then Privacy. From there, tap Hidden Words.

Using the hidden words feature, you can manage a list of words (and even emojis!) that will be automatically be hidden. For example, if Kermit was tiring of public inquiries about his complicated relationship with Miss Piggy, he might want to hide the words “miss piggy” and the pig emoji.

Once you make this list, tap the “back” arrow and turn on Hide Comments. Now, any comments that contain your list of words (or misspellings of those words) will be hidden.

How to pin a comment on Instagram

On your own Instagram account, you can pin up to three of your comments to the top of the comment feed. That way, they’re the first comment people will see when they view your post.

To pin an Instagram comment, swipe left on it, then tap the gray pushpin icon. When you pin your first comment, this screen will appear.

When you pin comments, the person whose comment you pinned will receive a notification.

How to Delete Comments in Bulk on Instagram using iPhone and Android

Instagram decided to create an option to delete several comments at the same time. If that’s what you need, here’s how to use it.

  1. Open the Instagram app.Find the post where you want to delete comments, c
  2. Find the post where you want to delete comments, click on the three-dot icon on the upper right corner.Click on “Manage Comments.”
  3. Click on “Manage Comments.”Mark up to 25 comments.
  4. Mark up to 25 comments.Tap on “Delete Comments.”
  5. Tap on “Delete Comments.”

Don’t forget that when it comes to deleting, you can only delete your comments anywhere and any comments on your posts. Comments on other people’s posts are out of your reach.

Why cant I delete a comment on Instagram?

As an Instagram user, you might have experienced that sometimes you try to delete a comment  on Instagram, but it doesn’t happen!

Want to know the reasons? Follow me to get the answer!

Instagram users have reported that they sometimes face an error when they try to delete a comment on Instagram; it is because; the comment might already be deleted on Instagram, and it might be a bug that you still see it. (You need to refresh the page or leave the page for a while and then check the comment.)

Note: It is important to know that you can only delete your own comments on someone else’s account. Deleting all or some of the Instagram comments that you are not interested in them, is only possible on your own post.

How to delete Instagram comments in bulk

Instagram also has a feature to delete comments in bulk to fight against hate and online bullying.

It allows users to select and delete 25 comments at a time in both Android & iOS.

To delete comments in bulk, select 25 comments and click on the delete icon. All your selected comments will be deleted.

Additional FAQ

Can I delete all my comments posted on Instagram?

Yes, you can delete all your comments, but unfortunately, you will have to delete them one by one. So far, there’s no way to delete all of your comments at once using Instagram.

Can you undelete an Instagram comment?

Undeleting a comment is not possible on Instagram. There’s no way to recover deleted comments or undo the deletion of any comments on any of your posts.

Will the person get notified when you delete their comment?

The answer is no. Users don’t get notifications about their comments when someone removes them. The only way to check what happened to your comment is to go to the post and try finding it.

Why are my Instagram comments not showing up?

When you’re unable to see your posted comments, one of the reasons could be that Instagram blocked you from posting too often. Another option is that your comment never made it to the post due to a bad internet connection. Lastly, if someone deleted your comment or reported it, you won’t be able to find it.

How do I delete a comment on Instagram without them knowing?

Instagram doesn’t send any notifications to people whose comments you deleted. They won’t know what’s happening unless they revisit your post. Just follow the procedures above for the selected device, and you’re good to go.

How do you delete a comment on Instagram from someone who blocked you?

If the comment is on your post, you can easily remove it just like any other post. However, if the response is on a post belonging to another Instagram user, you can’t remove it.

How do you delete comments on Instagram Live?

There’s no way to delete comments from your Instagram Live unless you end the live stream. However, if you decide to hide them or turn them off, you’ll no longer be able to see any of them.

How do I delete a comment on Instagram after reporting?

Once you report a comment on Instagram, it automatically disappears from your post. Since you can’t unreport it, you’ll have to think it through first because there’s no going back once you do it.