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Instagram update: you can finally save posts as drafts!

Ever wondered how to save an Instagram post as a draft? The truth is you couldn't until the latest update.

Published onSeptember 20, 2016


Ever wondered how to save an Instagram post as a draft? The truth is you couldn’t until the latest update. It may seem like a minor feature, but it was also an obvious one to add. People all around the web are loving the added capability and we are sure many of you will be glad to hear the news.

Trying to create a post that’s just right? With the latest update, you can save as a draft & come back to it later.
— Instagram (@instagram) September 20, 2016

The process is rather simple, as it should be. Simply pull up the image you want to publish and make a change to it (images with no edits can’t be saved). Add a filter, tag someone, check in… do anything.

After this, press the back button and you will be asked if you want to save the post as a draft. Accept and you are done! The post will the show up under the Library section.

This will prove to be a helpful feature to those who appreciate taking their time on Instagram posts. In addition, some people may like the idea of just saving a bunch of drafts to post later.

The update is rolling out, so be patient if you don’t see it yet. It’s coming! How do you feel about this update? Is this a feature you have been hoping for?

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