How to Edit a Comment on Instagram

Edit comments to convey your best self on this social media platform.

Commenting on someone’s Instagram post is an excellent way to engage with their content. However, there are instances when your comment may not convey your intended message. It could be due to typographical errors or impulsive commenting that does not reflect your true intentions. Hence, let’s discuss how to edit an Instagram comment on your Android and desktop device.

How to Edit a Comment on Instagram

How to Edit a Comment on Instagram

Instagram does not allow you to edit your comment directly once it is posted.

However, the only way to edit a comment is by deleting it and then posting the edited comment. This might not be convenient especially if you have posted a long comment, and now want to edit it. Hence, you can copy the comment on Instagram, delete it, edit it, and then repost it under the post.

Let’s see this in step by step manner:

1. Visit the Instagram Log in page on your browser.

2. Enter your account credentials and click on Log in.

3. Navigate to the comments section of the post and find your comment.

4. Highlight the comment with your mouse cursor and press the Ctrl + C keys to copy it to the clipboard.

5. Then, hover your mouse cursor over your comment and click on the three-dotted icon.

Click on the three horizontal dots that appear next to the Reply feature.

6. Click on Delete from the popup to delete the comment.

Click on Delete

7. Now, write the edited comment in the comment box and click on Post.

Also Read: How to Copy Instagram Captions, Comments, and Bio

How to Delete a Comment on Instagram Desktop?

You can understand and follow the steps mentioned in the heading above to delete the comment you posted.

How to Delete a Comment on Instagram Android?

If you use an Android device, follow these steps to delete your comment in the Instagram app.

1. Open the Instagram application on your phone.

Note: Make sure you are logged into your Instagram account.

2. Navigate to the target comment which you want to delete.

3. Tap and hold the target comment.

4. Tap on the trash icon from the top-right corner of the screen, as shown.

Note: To undo your action, simply tap the Undo button that appears briefly at the bottom of the screen.

The trash icon that appears on the top-right corner of the screen

Also Read: How to Recover Deleted Comments on Instagram

We hope this guide has helped you learn how to edit a comment on Instagram on your Android phone. Since there is no direct comment editing feature, you can only post the edited comment after deleting the previous one. Leave your doubts or suggestions in the comments section below. Additionally, make sure to visit our site regularly for the latest tech news and tutorials.

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