How To See Who Saved Your Instagram Posts 2023 (Step-By-step Guide)

Timothy Iyekowa
Timothy Iyekowa - Writer & Editor
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Instagram allows users to save posts so that they can come back if they ever want to pick something from the post or check out some other time.

But how do you see who has saved your Instagram posts, and how many people have saved them in total?

In this article, you’ll learn how to see who saved your Instagram posts. And you’ll also know how many times the post has been saved.

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Can You See Who Saved Your Post On Instagram?

No, you can’t see WHO exactly has saved your Instagram posts. It’s not possible from the Instagram app settings or insights section.

Instagram doesn’t allow professional or individual accounts to see the person that’s saved a particular post, it’ll just be a fault of their privacy policy.

And the feature, I don’t think you’ll be seeing the feature anytime soon, but you can use others means to find out the person, by asking questions.

If you ask a question in your Instagram story, and people always respond then you can get the answer you’re looking for.

Apart from using this method to see the particular person that saved one of your Instagram posts, you can find out HOW many people saved that posts.

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How To See Who Saved Your Post On Instagram

If you’ve been using the Instagram app, you’ll know the photo-sharing app doesn’t allow privacy manipulation.

But you can ask questions and get a quick response from your followers.

What you need to do to see the people that had saved your Instagram posts, is to go to the post, Screenshots it and then head over to your Story.

And ask your followers if they’ve saved the post, if they’re interactive you’ll get a response from them.

Here’s the step-by-step guide to seeing the people that have saved your posts on Instagram.

Step 1: Take A Screenshot

First, you need to take a screenshot. Go to your Instagram profile, and find the post you want to ask your followers.

Open the post, and screenshot the post.

Step 2: Post As Story

To ask your followers about the post you’ll need to post it as a story. Tap on your profile picture, or Your story at the Home Feed.

Swipe up to find the screenshot you just took on your page, and it will be added to your story.

Now, add Text to the story asking your followers, if they’ve saved this post [like “Who has saved this post?“], tap Done when you’re finished.

Step 3: Post To Your Story

Then tap on Your story at the bottom left corner and it’ll be posted to your Account Story section.

If your followers are active enough, you’ll get a reply from them, and if they answer the question, you’ll know who saved your Instagram post.

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How To See How Many People Saved Your Instagram post

Well, if you can’t exactly see the people that have saved particular posts on your Instagram, you can see HOW many people have saved them.

But to see it, you’ll have to use a professional accounting; a business, or a creator account.

This will allow you to use the Insight feature on the account and see how many people saved your Instagram posts.

First, you’ll have to switch to a professional account by going to your Account Settings > Account > Switch to Business Account or Switch to Creator Account. Then you can view insights.

Here’s the step-by-step guide to switching to a professional account and viewing the Insights feature on your account.

Step 1: Go To Your Profile

Open the Instagram app on your Android or iPhone, then tap on your profile photo at the bottom right corner.

On your profile page, tap on the three horizontal lines at the top right corner of your screen.

Step 2: Tap Settings

From the pop-up bottom menu, tap on Settings, from the Settings page, tap on Account.

Step 3: Switch Account Type

On your Instagram account page scroll down to the bottom and tap on Switch account type. Choose between a business or a creator account.

Step 4: Tap Get Insights

Once you’ve switched to a professional Instagram account, you can now use Insights.

Go to your Instagram profile page, then tap on the three horizontal lines at the top right corner.

From the pop-up menu, tap on Insights, follow the on-screen step and you’ll be all set up.

On the Insights page, you’ll see different stats about your account.

To see how many people saved your post; see the bookmark icon, it shows how many times someone has saved this post to their Collections.

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Instagram Saved feature is one of the most important in the app for users, it let them come back to posts they’ve saved when they want to learn something from it.

If you want to find out the people that have saved your Instagram post, you’ll not be able to as there’s no way to do that.

Instead, you can ask your followers on your Instagram Story, “how many of them have saved a particular post” with a screenshot.

Once they reply you’ll know the person who saved your post, and if no one replies to the story, well you can’t know.

But you can find the number of people that have saved your Instagram posts from your account settings. All you need is a professional account.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can you see who saved your post on Instagram?

No, you can’t direct people that have saved your Instagram post. Instead, you’ll have to use other means, like asking your user’s from your Story.

Can you see how many people saved your post on Instagram?

Yes, you can see how many people have saved your Instagram post from your account settings. But if you’re using an individual account, you’ll not be able to see them. To see the numbers, you’ll have to switch to a professional account.

What happened if someone saved my Instagram posts?

Nothing will happen if someone saved your Instagram post, you’ll not be notified. But you’ll be allowed to see how many people have saved your post.

Why can’t I see who saved my post?

Because Instagram doesn’t want you to see the people that have saved your post, you’ll not be getting this feature. This is part of the privacy policy.

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By Timothy Iyekowa Writer & Editor
As a seasoned content writer with 4+ years of experience in consumer technology, Timothy has been a dedicated author and editor at since its inception. Specializing in addressing user concerns, his articles offer effective solutions for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac-related issues. Timothy's expertise also extends to crafting content about social media and various applications. Through his daily articles, he consistently aids users in overcoming their technology challenges.
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