It is possible to delete comments on Instagram if the application is being run on iOS or Android; however, the option to delete comments is not currently available for Windows Phone. The method for removing comments depends on the operating system of the cellphone that is hosting the Instagram app.
The steps to remove comments vary by operating system.
For devices using iOS
- Tap "Comment" below the photo
- Swipe to the left over the comment that is to be deleted
- Tap the trash can icon and select the "Delete" or the "Delete & Report Abuse" option
For devices using Android
- Tap the speech bubble icon underneath the photo
- Tap the comment that is to be deleted
- Choose the "Delete Comment" or the "Delete Comment and Report Abuse" option