Facebook: Here’s How to Stop Your Stories Posts From Being Archived

Ensure that content disappears

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Earlier this year, Facebook began rolling out an Archive feature for Facebook Stories, which automatically saves the posts a user shares to their Stories after they disappear (Stories posts disappear after 24 hours). But what if you don’t want your posts to be archived? Our guide will show you how to stop this from happening.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Facebook application on iOS.

Step 1: Tap “Your Archive” in the top-right corner of your Facebook News Feed.

Step 2: Tap the gear icon in the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 3: Tap the toggle to stop Facebook from automatically archiving your Facebook Stories posts.