How To See All Comments You Have Ever Posted On Instagram

Some popular social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook allows its users to post pictures on their account which can be seen by either everyone or only their followers. This feature of posting pictures made the platforms way more popular because now people enjoy posting everything and let their followers know their outfit of the day, the party they went to, their birthday celebration and so on. If you have a public account, some people who like your picture might even share it on their stories. If they tag you, you’ll be notified but if not, you can still find who posted you on Instagram through some tricks.

The feature got some interesting functions too-comments and likes. Talking about comments and likes, you all might have seen comments on pictures like beautiful, pretty, handsome, cute and so on. But, don’t you ever feel like this is all you ever see on every pic? Yeah, almost every person would agree with this. People usually know just 2-3 comments and go on posting it on every picture without even looking at it properly. Rather than getting happy with such comments, you get annoyed by it.

However, this doesn’t happen every time. People do post some personalized, heart-touching comments by putting all their thoughts in that one comment to get a smile on one person’s face. Yes, there are some people in your life for whom you do such little things to make them happy and since you don’t do it so often on every pic, it’s very hard to remember each and every comment like this. But what if you want to use it for someone else in the future? Noting down every comment seems impossible in such cases but what about Instagram? The platform already has so many unique features, isn’t there any way it can store all your comments you have ever posted on Instagram in the past? Well, lets read the article carefully and find out the answers.

Is It Possible To See The Comments You Have Posted On Instagram In The Past?

Just like other platforms, Instagram servers are a dense network containing all the information every user inputs. All your activity on Instagram gets stored but it is never showed publicly. Instagram’s security and privacy is kept high to make sure every user feels safe and can comfortably use the app. In some features, Instagram gives you choice to make the changes according to you like, hiding pictures, turning off comments and likes, hiding stories and so on. But, when it comes to seeing your past comment on Instagram, it can be seen only by you. Yes, you heard it right. Instagram got updated few months back and users found out that they can now see all the previous comments made on Instagram by them. However, there are few people who do not know how to use this feature. So, lets take a look at the steps explained below.

How To See All Comments You Posted On Instagram In The Past

  1. Go To Instagram of your Android or iOS device and enter your email password to log in to your account.
  2. You’ll land on the home page of your account, look at the bottom right corner of the screen and you will find a small profile picture icon. Tap on it.
  3. After that, click on the three horizontal lines placed at the top right corner of your screen.
  4. A slide up menu will appear with some options in it like Settings, Your Activity, Archive, QR Code and so on. From these, select the second option that it, ‘Your Activity’ with a timer icon.
  5. You will be taken to ‘Your Activity Tab’. Here, a lot of options will come starting from ‘Time spent’ and ending on ‘Download Your Information. Facebook and Instagram is a lot related and so Facebook also has this ‘Download Your Information’ option which allows you to export your account’s activity on your smartphone.
  6. Now, choose the third option ‘Interactions’ and you will see three buttons-Comments, Likes and Story replies. As we are talking about comments today, lets click on ‘Comments’.
  7. That’s it! You are done. You will be able to see all the previous comments you have made on Instagram till date.


These comments will be shown to you in Newest to oldest form. Since its obvious you can’t keep scrolling for hours to search for a very old comment, Instagram has set up an option of ‘Sort & filter’ at the top in blue letters. By clicking on this option, you will see three buttons- Sort by, Start Date and End date. Use these options to find the comment of a particular date you want to see.

Besides these, there’s an option of deleting a comment which is very helpful as there are chances you might find some of your old comment cringy or immature you made years ago and may want to delete it. You might want to remove it from Instagram so, yes you can use this deleting option at that time.

All you have to do is, look at the top right corner and you will see a ‘Select’ option in blue letters. Click on it and then, tap on the empty circles coming next to each of the comments. As soon as you tap on it, the empty circle will turn to blue with a tick mark in it. After that, select ‘Delete’ option placed at the bottom and your comment will be deleted from Instagram.

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