How To Search Instagram Posts By Date 2022

share to other networks share to twitter share to facebook
How To Search Instagram Posts By Date

It is possible to search Instagram posts by date with some simple steps. However, it is more time-consuming than searching Instagram by phone number.

Maybe you want to know which pictures were posted in December. Or perhaps you wish to sort Instagram posts by oldest first, or you may want to see Instagram posts from a year ago. Whatever the case may be, you can do so.

Advertisement

In this post, we are going to explain how to search Instagram posts by date, as well as other ways to view Instagram posts by time period. Let's get started!

How To Search Instagram Posts By Date

By default, Instagram sorts your posts by most recent. But there are some instances where you may want to sort your posts by other criteria. For example, you may want to sort your Instagram posts by oldest first, so you could save the hassle of scrolling all the way to the bottom.

Below we will show you different ways to search Instagram posts by date.

Razer Cyber
Early Access Razer Deals Enjoy exclusive offers of up to 70% off Razer gaming gear and peripherals!

How to sort Instagram posts by oldest first

If you wish to search your old Instagram posts to go down memory lane and find your earliest memories, you can use Instagram's advanced search function. To sort your Instagram posts by oldest first, here is what you need to do.

  1. On the Instagram app, go to your Profile.
Advertisement
  1. Tap on the 3-line menu in the top right corner.
  2. Select Your activity > Photos and videos.
  3. Choose the type of content you wish to search for, such as posts, reels, videos, and highlights.
  4. Now tap Sort & filter and choose Sort by Oldest to newest.
  5. Click Apply.

There you have it. You are all set for the trip to the past and see how much you've changed and how your appearance has evolved. Reminisce the good old times and remove all those cringe posts.

Read More: Instagram Keeps Crashing: How To Fix Instagram Crashing

How to filter Instagram posts by date

Let's say you're looking for Instagram posts from a specific time frame. For example, if you want to see all of your Instagram posts from July 1, 2020, to July 31, 2020, all you have to do is use Instagram’s advanced search function. Here is how it is done.

  1. On the Instagram app, go to your Profile.
  2. Tap on the 3-line menu in the top right corner.
  3. Select Your activity > Photos and videos.
  4. Choose the type of content you wish to search for, such as posts, reels, videos, and highlights.
  5. Tap Sort & filter and set a Start date and End date.
Advertisement
  1. Once you are done, click Apply.

Your posts during the set time frame will be displayed and sorted. If you wish to see your Instagram posts from a year ago, this is the way to go.

Alternatively, you can use third-party tools like the Combin app or Unamo Social Media for searching Instagram posts by date. It is worth mentioning that these apps are not endorsed by Instagram.

Now that you know how to search Instagram posts by date, learn how to turn off suggested posts on Instagram and declutter your Instagram feed.