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 iPhone. Instagram 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.
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.
Step #3. Now tap on Instagram Settings (cogwheel icon).
You will be landed on a screen of OPTIONS.
Step #4. Scroll down and tap on Clear Search History.
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”.
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.
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.
Step #5. Just tap on “Clear” and all your search history will be wiped off.
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.
Step #2. Tap and hold on Any of the recent searches.
Step #3. Small popup will appear from the bottom, Tap on “Hide”.