11 Ways To Find Your Drafts On Instagram Easily | How To?

11 Ways To Find Your Drafts On Instagram Easily | How To?

 Have you ever created drafts on Instagram? Some people like to make their posts before posting them on Instagram, are you also one of them? Do you know what this is called? It is called a draft post, that you can prepare before the appropriate time to post. This just not only saves time but also helps to avoid mistakes when posting any content. But, the common question that arises is where do we find these drafts? Let’s figure out how can we find these drafts on Instagram?


This feature was finally introduced in 2016 and has been popular ever since. Drafts were one of the most demanded characteristics of Instagram. Preserving as a draft is very helpful if you don’t want to expend money on a social media transaction medium. It is also beneficial if you commute to work or school and have surplus time. You can write some posts in advance and post them whenever you’re willing.

Let’s get into the steps of how can we find our drafts on Instagram?

How Can We Create Our Drafts On Instagram

We can follow some steps to do this trick-

  1. First of all open Instagram on your device and log into your account.
  2. Now, select the ‘+’ icon and select the image that you want to use.
  3. You will have to edit the picture at least once to save that photo as a draft.
  4. When you’re done editing your photo, you will see a cross sign(Χ) in the top left corner of the screen.
  5. Tap on that cross and select the save draft option after seeing a pop-up menu.


You might be thinking that this process is exactly the same as when we immediately post something on our account, but instead of posting the photo immediately, you tap on that cross which makes that post a drafted post, and you can post that photo whenever you are ready.

How To Find Drafts On Instagram

You will have to follow some steps to find your drafts on Instagram.

  1. Open your Instagram app and log into your account.
  2. Now, tap on the ‘+’ icon on the top left for adding a post.
  3. Click ‘Post.’
  4. In the menu, you will see drafts on the second number.
  5. Tap on the drafts and select the draft you created to post, and now click Next.
  6. Now, you can post your photo in the usual way, and when you’re ready to post click share.

Are you thinking that this post will not look like our usual post? Don’t worry nothing would happen like that, to your followers and other viewers your post will appear as the usual post on Instagram.

These were the two ways of creating and finding the drafts on Instagram, But have you ever thought of deleting your drafts from Instagram?

Do You Know How To Delete Draft On Instagram

It may also happen to you that you have had created a draft on your Instagram but you don’t want to post it or you want to delete that draft. Happily, you can delete those drafts on Instagram. It is always not necessary to delete the drafts, but it will just free up the space of your phone and will also avoid getting confused while the time of posting.

There are some steps to follow this trick-

  1. Firstly, open your Instagram app and log into your account.
  2. Now, tap on the plus ‘+’ icon, and choose post.
  3. Then, select the drafts and tap on manage.
  4. Tap on the Edit on the top right.
  5. Choose the drafts that you want to delete.
  6. Now select discard.

And, you are done deleting your drafts from Instagram and you were successful in clearing up the space on your device. But, make sure there is no recycle bin on Instagram from where you can restore the drafts, so be careful while choosing the drafts that you want to delete.


Also, see: How To Add Music To Multiple Instagram Stories in 8 Steps


Can We Create A Story Draft?

Absolutely Yes! By pursuing the same pedagogy we recapped above, tap on Story instead of post. Here, you can create your Story and recover it afterward. The steps would be the same as creating the post, the only difference is just you have to click on the story when you tap on that plus icon.


Wrapping Up!

These were super easy steps about drafted posts on Instagram and I hope you liked this post and it might have solved your problem. If still, you have some questions you can surely ask us in the comment section, we would love to answer your questions.

Till Then Happy Learning!

Eshita Gandotra

Hey! I'm Eshita and I'm 19. Currently, I'm pursuing my B.BA and I am also an associate content writer at AmericBuzz. I wish to provide the best content to the users of AmericBuzz that I have and share the knowledge with you that you need.

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