In this post, we will be looking at how to access drafts on Instagram 2022. So, we all know that Instagram is such a tremendous app that helps us and even amazes and entertains us in our daily lives. On that note, Instagram Story is a feature on Instagram that allows us to post a vertical photo/video in each Story for 15 seconds, which disappears after 24 hours. Indeed a very cool feature.

Not only that, we can even post any photo/video without them appearing in our feed. Our followers can also react and comment on our story, but other people will not know. Only the owner of the story knows it and can see it. Also, there may be times when I want to save somebody else’s photos and videos or even their story. So, how do we save, find and edit them and also how do we access our Instagram drafts, let’s see it right away!

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How to access Drafts on Instagram 2022

To access Instagram Drafts, simply:

  • Open Instagram and tap on the “+” icon (the one used to add a post).
  • Thereafter, tap on “Post”
  • Then, you will see the “Drafts” in the items that ensue.
  • Select the draft you created, do editing, and then you are good to go.
  • Complete your post, and tap on “Share” to post it to the outside world.
How to access Drafts on Instagram 2022

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Creating a Draft from Instagram Story

You may want to post or share a story on Instagram for your many followers, but while editing it may be that you got a call or urgently needed to stop the editing process and involve in another emergent task. In such cases, the “Drafts” feature of Instagram comes in handy. You can always save whatever progress you’ve made in your editing process and continue doing it later and post it. So, let’s see how to save, find, and edit story drafts on Instagram:

To save a Story as Draft ~~>

  • Open the Instagram app on your system.
  • Thereafter, as usual, log in to your account.
  • Now swipe to the right/tap on the top of your Story’s handle.
  • Select any image/video (tap on the square image icon) that you want to share as your Story.
  • Thereafter, do whatever editing you want, use as man filters, stickers, texts, or anything that you want.
  • Thereafter, tap the “X” button.
  • Finally, confirm the move with “Save”.
  • That’s it! Hurray! You have saved your edit as a “Draft”.

Now, let’s see how to find that and any other draft that you might have.

How to access Drafts on Instagram 2022

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To find a Story Draft on Instagram ~~>

  • Launch the Instagram application.
  • Then, tap on your story handle, you may even swipe right on your app home screen.
  • Then swipe up.
  • Next, tap on “Drafts”.
  • That’s it! You will find all your drafts stored in that “Drafts” section.


  • You may also go to drafts by tapping on the “Home” tab on your Instagram app home screen.
  • Thereafter, tap on “Your Story” > “Add Story” > “Drafts”
  • That’s it! You are now in the drafts section, you can easily find all your saved drafts there.

So, enjoy editing the image/video again and post it for the world to see and get amazed.

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Edit a Draft Story ~~>

  • Launch the Instagram application.
  • Then, tap on your story handle, you may even swipe right on your app home screen.
  • Then swipe up.
  • Next, tap on “Drafts”.
  • Thereafter, select whatever you want to edit.
  • Proceed with the process, add stickers, filters, and texts, and use other editing features provided by Instagram.
  • Finally, when you are done with your editing job and are ready to share the post with the outside world, then, simply tap on post/share.
  • That’s it! Hurray! You have successfully amazed the outside world 🙂

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Delete a Story Draft on Instagram ~~>

Over time, you may have got quite a number of drafts that you are better off without it, in such cases you easily delete those drafts. Here’s how:

  • Open the Instagram app.
  • Go to the “Home” tab > “Your Story”.
  • Thereafter, go to the “Drafts” section.
  • Then, choose the story that you want to delete.
  • Next, press the back button and tap “Delete” > “Delete”.
  • That’s it! Hurray! You have successfully deleted your Instagram drafts.
How to access Drafts on Instagram 2022

Miscellaneous Tips ~~>

By now, you know various ways you can save, edit and post your Story and other drafts. You know how easily you can access drafts on the Instagram app hereafter. So, use this guide and get your way out of the “Drafts”.

Instagram offers quite a lot of different filters and editing options to make your posts look better. You can select a photo, put a filter on it, and make some other adjustments like brightness, contrast, and saturation and post them or save them in drafts. You can also use Instagram as a photo editing tool and after editing your images, you can save them to your phone.

Whenever you save a photo/video in Drafts on Instagram, you can find it in the “Instagram” folder from your File Storage Folders. So, happy editing and posting your beloved memories 🙂

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Who saved my photo on Insta?

If you want to know who saved your photos on Instagram, that’s a whole different issue. There is a feature on Instagram that allows your followers to save the photos in their collection so that they can refer to them later.

When you browse Instagram, you will find the save icon on each of your photos/videos shared on Instagram. When you access the Instagram draft, click the “Edit” option that appears at the top right.

Note: You can only access this feature if your account is an Instagram business account. Otherwise, this feature is not available for private/personal Instagram accounts. The Instagram business account comes with numerous features to see various insights, one of which shows how many people saved that particular post.


In this post, I think I have done well enough to have given you ample ways; how to access Drafts on Instagram 2022. Now, obviously after going through this article, you will be enlightened enough to not only save something on your device, but you can also save them on Insta drafts and easily access them too. So, I think, my job is well done here and ends for now. But, it will not be complete if I am not able to resolve your issues if any even after going through this post. So, you can also shoot your questions and I will readily try to answer them. With that, until the next time, see ya !! Goodbye !! ~~> ~~>

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