When you edit a photo with Instagram, the social media network will automatically keep a copy of the original. To disable this feature follow the steps in the guide below.
How To Delete Original Photos on Instagram
- Open the Instagram app.
- Go to your Profile.
- Tap on the Menu key (3 vertical dots or lines in he upper right corner).
- Scroll to Settings, then Account .
- Once in Account, scroll to the bottom and select Original Photos.
- Toggle the Save Original Photos function to off.