Instagram: How to Delete a Scheduled Post

Users can remove content before it's shared

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Instagram now lets users schedule posts up to 75 days in advance. Once a user schedules a post, they have the option to delete the scheduled post before it is shared if they no longer want to share it.

Our guide will show you how to delete a scheduled post in the Instagram mobile application.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Instagram mobile app on iOS.

Step 1: On your Instagram profile, tap the three horizontal lines in the top-right corner of the screen.


Step 2: Tap “Scheduled content.”


Step 3: Tap the three dots to the right of the scheduled post you want to delete.


Step 4: Tap “Delete” near the bottom of the screen.


Step 5: Tap “Delete” on the confirmation window that appears on the screen.


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