How to Delete a Comment on Instagram

Updated by Steve Larner on Sept 06, 2021.

How to Delete a Comment on Instagram

Nobody likes to see comments with typos, irrelevant questions, or offensive content. Luckily, when you find a comment that you don’t see fit for your post, you can quickly delete it. However, when it comes to other people’s posts, the only one you can remove is yours.

So, if you want to delete a comment on your Instagram post, but you’re not sure what the steps are to do this, keep reading. In this article, you’ll see how to delete comments from your posts and manage your profile on Instagram.

How to Delete Your Comment on Your Instagram Post using iPhone and Android

If you’re unhappy about your Instagram comment on your post and you want to delete it, here’s how you can do so.

  1. Click on the comment icon and find the comment you want to delete.
  2. If you have an iPhone, you can swipe left and if you’re using Android, tap on the comment.
  3. Click on the trash icon to delete the comment.

How to Delete Other People’s Comments using iPhone and Android

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If you don’t like what someone typed on your post, you can delete it with a few straightforward steps. You cannot delete other’s people’s comments on their posts or others.

  1. Open the Instagram app.
  2. Find the post that contains the comment, then tap on the comment icon to find the comment you want to delete.
  3. If you have an iPhone, you can swipe left and if you’re using Android, just tap on the comment.
  4. Click on the trash icon to delete the comment.

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.
  2. Find the post where you want to delete comments, click on the three-dot icon on the upper right corner.
  3. Click on “Manage Comments.”
  4. Mark up to 25 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.

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How to Delete a Comment on Instagram That You Can’t Find

If you can’t find a comment you’ve made, there are ways to find it.

  1. Go to Instagram in a browser and log in.
  2. Press the “CTRL + F” option to type what you wrote and go through all the comments available.
  3. Click on “Load More Content” until you find the comment you need to delete.

How to Delete Instagram Comments on Windows, Mac, and Chrome

If you prefer to delete Instagram comments on your computer, here’s how to do it.

  1. Open your browser and go to
  2. Locate the post you want to delete and click on it.
  3. When you have your cursor over the comment, you’ll see a three-dot icon on the right corner.
  4. Click on it and choose “Delete.”

How to Delete a Comment in Instagram DMs

The only way to remove a message in Instagram DM is to unsend it. Here’s how the process works:

  1. Open your Instagram account.
  2. Click on the message icon on the upper right corner.
  3. Select a conversation and the message.
  4. Click and hold on the message until you see options.
  5. Select “Unsend” and click “Unsend” to confirm.

When you unsend a message, it will no longer be in the conversation, but there’s a chance that the other person has already seen it.

In closing, comments are one of the best ways influencers communicate with their followers on Instagram. That’s why it’s essential to know all the options you have to manage them in the best possible way.

Hopefully, we’ve helped you understand how the comments options work and the best ways to delete them on Instagram. Plus, you’ll be able to successfully manage your profile and build a strong community around your profile.

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.

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