If you’ve ever been tagged in a photo that you didn’t like, then chances are you searched for every possible way to get rid of it. Although you don’t have to power to delete another person’s posts, you can remove or untag yourself from the post. 

In this blog post, we’ll explain how to remove tags on Instagram so you’ll finally be able to hide that one post from your profile. 

 

How to Remove Tags on Instagram

Instagram makes almost all of its features easy to use so users are inclined to engage more with them. Removing tags from Instagram posts is no different. 

The process is simple, here’s how to do it:

  • Open the Instagram app. 
  • Click on your profile icon in the bottom right-hand corner. 
  • Click the tagged posts icon in the middle of the screen.
  • Find and click on the post you want to remove a tag from. 
  • Tap on the screen until your username appears as a tag, then click on it. 
  • Click “Remove me from post.”

IG Tag

 

IG Tag

This will remove the tag on the post and no one will be able to see your username tagged to the picture anymore. 

 

How to Hide Photo from Profile on Instagram

If you want to still be tagged in a post, but don’t want it shown on your profile, that works, too. The process is almost the same as removing a tag, here’s how:

  • Open the Instagram app. 
  • Click on your profile icon in the bottom right-hand corner. 
  • Click the tagged posts icon in the middle of the screen.
  • Find and click on the post you want to remove a tag from. 
  • Tap on the screen until your username appears as a tag, then click on it. 
  • Click “Hide from my profile.”

IG Tag

IG Tag

This will keep you still tagged in the photo, it just won’t appear on your profile. This means that if anyone were to go on your profile to your tagged photos, then this post that you hid from your profile will not show up. 

 

How to View Tagged Posts on Instagram

In case you’re still a little confused about how to get to your tagged posts on Instagram, we’ll explain it to you so you can go check to see if you want to remove any tags from your profile. 

  • Open the Instagram app. 
  • Click on your profile icon in the bottom right-hand corner. 
  • Click the tagged posts icon in the middle of the screen.

IG Tag

That’s all! This tab will show you all of the photos you’re tagged in, so what you want to do with them – whether you want to remove the tag or hide them from your profile, is totally up to you!

 

Conclusion

Instagram added this feature so users have a little more control over which pictures get shown on their profiles. So, if you’re a victim of a bad photo bomb in someone’s post and they tag you, no worries, just remove yourself from the post. But, if you find yourself not worried about the posts you’re currently tagged in, then you can just leave them be.

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