How to Delete or Edit a Comment on Instagram [2020]

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Sometimes you might end up commenting on a very much embarrassing thing on Instagram posts, also sometimes typos will make your comments awkward and might be in a situation to quickly edit or delete that comment, You could have seen old methods from Lifehacker and many other websites, This post will help you delete the comments on Instagram posted on your post or your comment on some others post in three quick steps.

How to Delete a Comment on Instagram Mobile

You can follow these steps given below to delete Instagram comments on Android or iPhone permanently.

  1. Open Instagram and go to the comment you want to delete and long-press the comment. iPhone users can swipe left.

    long press comment
  2. Click on the delete button at the top right.

    Click delete button
  3. Your comment is deleted now, and it won’t be visible to anyone. If you did this by mistake, quickly press on the Undo button to get the comment back, else the comment will be deleted permanently.

    instagram comment deleted

How to Delete a Comment on Instagram PC or MAC

If you are a PC Instagram user, you can follow these steps to delete the comments on Instagram.

  1. Go to the Instagram comment and click on the three dots

    Select the comment
  2. You’ll see a pop-up, click delete option to delete the comment.

    Delete Instagram Comment on PC

Can I edit a Comment on Instagram?

In the previous versions, you can click on the three dots and edit the comments that you made, but the current version of Instagram doesn’t support editing a comment on both Mobile and PC. You could have seen that long pressing on mobile or clicking on the three dots on PC shows no edit option. One thing you can do is, delete the comment and retype with a new comment, drawbacks here will be the timestamp change and losing the hearts.

How can I delete Someone else’s Instagram Comment?

Sometimes you want to delete a comment which is posted on someone else’s account and you tried deleting and you found no option. To delete a comment made by some else you have three options.

  1. Contact the person who commented, go to their profile and DM (Direct message) him on twitter, or if he is someone you know closely, then call and ask him. If you have no such ways, follow step 2.
  2. DM (Direct Message) the account owner, Explain to him the reason to delete the comment, if it is valid, using the above method they can delete any Instagram comment on their post.
  3. Still, you got no solution, Long press or select the three dots and choose report comment and Notify Instagram team about the issue and they’ll take care.


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