How to Hide Tagged Photos on Instagram?

by Khadija Anwar
3 minutes
how to hide tagged photo on Instagram

Are you tired of embarrassing or unflattering tagged photos on your Instagram profile? Don’t worry; we’ve all been there.

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In this help center guide, learn to hide cringe-worthy moments or unwanted surprises when someone scrolls through your profile.

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So, let’s start this journey towards intentional Instagram presence by hiding tagged photos on Instagram.

Steps to Hide Tagged Photos on Instagram

Follow these steps to hide yourself from embarrassing moments on Instagram.

Step 1:

Go to the picture you want to hide. Tap on the photo. All tagged names will pop up.

tap on photo

Step 2:

Tap on your name, and a drop-down menu will open. Tap “Hide from my profile.”

tap on hide from my profile

That’s it; you have successfully hidden unwanted photos from your Instagram.

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Step 1:

Open your Instagram app and tap on the “Profile” icon in the bottom right corner of your screen.

tap on profile

Step 2:

Tap “Hamburger” (three lines icon). A drop-down menu will appear. Tap on “Settings.”

tap on settings

Step 3:

Once in settings, tap on “Privacy.”

tap on privacy

Step 4:

Scroll down the privacy page, and tap on “Posts.”

tap on post

Step 5:

Here you can see “who can tag you on Instagram.” Choose an option according to your preference or tap on “Manually approves tags.”

tap on who can tag you

Step 6:

Switch the “Toggle” icon to see all your previous tagged posts.

toggle icon

Step 7:

Select the photo you want to hide. Tap on it, and all tagged names will pop out.

tap on photo

Step 8:

Tap on your name and tap “Hide from my profile.”

tap hide from my profile

That’s it! Now you can enjoy a carefully curated profile that showcases only the photos you want to share with the world. Happy Instagramming!


Can my followers see my tagged photos on Instagram?

Only confirmed followers can see your tagged photos and videos on Instagram.

Can you hide and unhide tagged photos on Instagram?

Yes, you can hide and unhide tagged photos on Instagram.

Can someone see if you hide a tag on Instagram?

No, the person who tagged you doesn’t get a notification that you hide yourself from the photo.

How do I hide my tagged photos from the public?

Tap on the photo you want to hide> Tap on your tagged name> Tap on hide from my profile.

Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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