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Fix Instagram Stories not working anymore! Top Fixes for 2021

Instagram Stories Fix

My Instagram stories not working for the past few days. i have tried different tactics but still i just see a black screen instead of story. Can someone fix it for me? I have no clue about it. Please!

Nowadays many Instagram users are asking for the solution of this single problem on different forums, they are seeing blank screen stead of stories. If you are one of those users who are looking for a solution this article is for you. As the matter of fact the “Instagram Stories Not working” issue occurs due to various reasons. Here are some of the things you can do to fix the not loading story or keep spinning in a circle.

Restart Your Cell Phone

Rebooting your cell phone can fix many errors as when it restart all of the applications got reset and start properly.

Restart Android Phone

It doesn’t matter if you are android or iPhone user still this method will work for you.

  1. Press the power button and hold it until it show power settings.
  2.  Tap on restart and wait.
  3. Open app and check the stories.

Force Close the instagram App

This setting takes a while but it close the app completely so you can start it again with no errors, this procedure doesn’t require any third party app. Force closing an app does not harm your cell phone or app but it clear all the errors that cause it to work properly.

  • Go to settings
  • click on app
  • tap on force close

Clear The Cache

Clearing the instagram app caches can also fix the error of loading screen. iPhone doesn’t have clear cache option but you can use the ‘Offload App’ as it clear all the unnecessary data of any app.

for android

  • go to settings
  • click on apps
  • select instagram
  • clear cache & data

 for iPhone

  • go to iPhone settings
  • tap on general and iPhone settings
  • locate and tap on instagram
  • tap on ‘offload app’

Uninstall and Reinstall Instagram

If all of the above tips does not work for you then try to update the app, if there is no update you can simply uninstall the app and install it again from your app store.

for android

  • Open play store
  • search for instagram
  • click on update
  • if there is no update option click on uninstall & then install it again.

for iPhone

  • go to settings and general
  • select iPhone storage and select instagram
  • tap on delete app and confirm your choice
  • load the app store
  • download and instagram again.

Also read: how to see who saved your Instagram post

Disable Power Saving mode in iPhone

If you have turned the power saving mode on, it can also effects apps to stop working in background and many other weird changes happened to them. For making your app to work properly the best way to do that is you have to disable the power saving mode.

  • Go to setting mode
  • click on battery
  • then switch it to the other side to make it off.

Disable power saving mode

Check the Date & Time Settings

Check your phone date and time settings it can also effect your phone to not load latest data from the internet. Back date devices also perform weak and couldn’t install any new updates of apps and device.

Instagram Stories Not Working

  • Go to settings
  • Open General
  • Open Date & Time
  • Select your time zone
  • Change it to the correct time and date




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