First try to completely close Instagram. If you need a refresher, here’s how to close an app on Android or close an app on iOS. After that try running Instagram again. If the problem persists, shut down your Android or iPhone and restart it.
What caused the Instagram outage today?
Why Instagram’s services went down? The outage was caused by a major bug that wreaked havoc on their backbone systems. It seems that Instagram was supposed to push an update yesterday, but some portion of the code that was published had a major bug that had gone unnoticed till then.
Is Instagram not working right now?
No, we are not detecting any problems with Instagram right now.
Why is Instagram not working on my phone?
So you may have to update your Android device to the newest OS system which could solve Instagram’s not working issue. To update your Android phone to the newest operating system, you can go to settings > tap on About Phone > click Check now for update. Finally, install the new software.