Instagram is one of the most used social media platforms in the world. The platform is known for some insane and crazy stuff. A post of an egg has got the maximum likes, and the app was named as burbn, and so on. But now, Instagram has evolved a lot over the years. Many notable features are added, and one of the best is the story feature, where you can upload a photo or video that stays for 24 hours. Here, we will guide how to delete an Instagram story.

Instagram is meant for smartphones and smartphones alone. Because in the smartphone app, you will have all the features. On the website, you won’t have some features like direct messaging, post an update, and so on. We recommend you to use Instagram via the smartphone app.

How to Delete Instagram Story on Smartphone App?

The below steps are for both Android and iOS devices. Make sure that the Instagram app you are using is updated to the latest version.

(1) Open the Instagram app on your smartphone.

(2) Tap the Your story icon on the top left corner.

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(3) Your active story will appear. Click the More icon (three-dotted icon) on the bottom of the screen.

More icon

(4) On the pop-up click the Delete option.

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(5) The confirmation screen will appear. Click the Delete button.

Delete Instagram Story

How to Delete Instagram Story on Website?

For the story feature, you can manage it from your PC as well. To do so,

(1) Go to the Instagram website and sign in with your account.

(2) Click your Profile icon on the top of the webpage.

Profile icon

(3) Your story will appear. Click the More icon (three-dotted icon).

More icon

(4) A pop-up will appear. Click the Delete option.

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(5) Like the smartphone app, you will get the confirmation screen. Click the Delete button.

Delete Instagram Story

Note: If you have posted more than one story, you can tap the screen to go to the next story.

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These are the simple steps that you need to follow to delete a story from your Instagram profile. As the story will get deleted after 24 hours, there may be no need to delete it unless you posted it mistakenly. If that’s the case, delete the story with any one of the methods mentioned here.