There are times when you see an ad on Instagram Stories that you skip, but you don’t remember the name of the company or product later. Fortunately, Instagram keeps a history of all the ads you clicked from Stories and your feed.
You can view all recently viewed ads on Instagram right in the mobile app. The steps are slightly different based on your platform of choice (iPhone or Android). We̵
Find recently viewed ads on Instagram for Android
You can find all recently clicked Sponsored Posts and Stories in the Settings section. To get started, open the Instagram app on your Android smartphone.
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Then tap your avatar icon in the bottom right corner to visit your Instagram profile.
Tap the three-line menu button in the top right corner.
Select the option “Settings” here.
Now go to the “Ads” section.
Tap the ‘Ad activity’ entry.
You will now see a list of all sponsored content that you have interacted with. At the top, you’ll see the Instagram Stories you recently clicked on.
You can scroll below to view all Instagram post ads. Here you can tap on an ad to open it.
Find recently viewed ads on Instagram for iPhone
The process for finding recently viewed ads is slightly different for iPhone. To get started, open the Instagram app on your iPhone and go to your profile.
Here, tap the hamburger menu button at the top.
Choose the option “Settings”.
Navigate to the ‘Ads’ entry.
In the “General Information” section, tap the “Ad Activity” button.
You will now see all recently clicked ads. From the top, you’ll see a horizontally scrolling list of all the Sponsored Stories you’ve interacted with. Just tap on a story to watch it.
Scroll down to see all sponsored Instagram posts. You can tap an ad to open it.
Don’t like using the Instagram app on your smartphone? You can also access all the features on Instagram from your computer!
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