How to Clear Instagram Search History on iPhone

Almost every social media app keeps track of what you have searched. Recently, we have dealt with a topic on how to clear YouTube watch history on iPhoneInstagram too keeps records of users or hashtags you have searched. But you can clear Instagram search history on iPhone. While you are on this app, tap on the search bar and you can see names and hashtags you have searched recently.

While you are on this app, tap on the search bar and you can see names and hashtags you have searched recently. If you want to clear this list, all you need to do is to follow a simple method after launching your Instagram app on iPhone.

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How to Clear Instagram Search History from Your iPhone

Step #1. Launch Instagram app on your iPhone.

Step #2. Tap on Profile icon from the bottom right corner.

Tap on Profile Icon in Instagram on iPhone

Step #3. Now tap on Instagram Settings (cogwheel icon).

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Tap on Settings Icon in Instagram on iPhone

You will be landed on a screen of OPTIONS.

Step #4. Scroll down and tap on Clear Search History.

Tap on Clear Search History in Instagram iPhone App

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A dialog box will ask you: Are you sure?

Two options will appear: Cancel and Yes, I’m sure.

Step #5. Tap on second option, i.e. “Yes, I’m sure”.

Delete Instagram Search History from iPhone

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All your Instagram search history will be deleted. If you want to confirm, check the search bar. Gently tap on the blank space on search bar and you won’t find any search history.

If that’s too much of work for you, then there’s a shortcut to clear all your recent search history from Instagram app. Check the alternate method given below.

Step #1. Launch Instagram app from home screen.

Step #2. Tap on Search icon from bottom.

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Tap on Search Icon in Instagram iPhone App

Step #3. Gently tap on the Search bar, and you will get list of recent searches that you made.

Step #4. Beside your first search history, you will see “Clear” option.

Clear Instagram Search History on iPhone

Step #5. Just tap on “Clear” and all your search history will be wiped off.

No Search History in Instagram iPhone App

Cleaning cache from search history will keep your social media apps healthy, consequently, apps like Instagram, YouTube, Facebook and others will function smoothly.

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How to Hide Individual Search History on Instagram

Step #1. Tap on Search button.

Tap on Search Button in Instagram on iPhone

Step #2. Tap and hold on Any of the recent searches.

Tap and Hold Recent Search in Instagram on iPhone

Step #3. Small popup will appear from the bottom, Tap on “Hide”.

Hide Recent Search on Instagram on iPhone

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.

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