Instagram problems

Instagram is a great place to be to share images, but when the the photo-sharing website / apps are down social networks such as Twitter and Facebook get inundated with complaints. from time-to-time will have server issues, scheduled maintenance updates and in worse case scenarios outages lasting for hours.

There are cases where there Instagram user search problems have occurred, Instagram not working due to complete outages or application issues leaving users wondering why there is downtime or crashing problems. You can check the Instagram Server status where details are listed, but in some cases this will show up with no errors even though users are having problems.

Of course there are official channels over on Twitter etc to check the status of Instagram, but below is where you will get up-to-date information from people around the UK having any issues. This is where you can come and complain if Instagram is not working for you in anyway shape or form.

The most common problems that will occur with Instagram includes, photos not loading properly, search not working smoothly, log-in issues, complete outages where apps and website not functioning the way it should. If you have any Instagram nightmares at all please do share below.

Instagram status reports for Saturday 19th of June 2021

To find out if Instagram is down right now, see reports below.

Problems with Instagram? Share issues with Is Down Right Now readers:

  • Mia

    I know I have been tagged in a lot of photos because my sister added them, but its not letting me see those photos I am tagged in. It takes me straight to the comments though, which I find weird. I have the same settings as my mate and he can see pics he is tagged in.

  • Christine

    I have asked a few friends if their Instagram is down and they are saying theirs is working fine, but yet I cannot log in to my accounts. I have 4 and none of them will let me log in to post anything.

  • Sophie Sweeney

    Im having a problem logging into my instagram account, it wont accept me and it keeps saying my username doesn’t exsist and ive tried since 8pm last night. Help please!

  • Calvin

    I cannot seem to play any videos, they are not loading for me. Messages are not working either, whats going on?

  • Hakim

    I can log in to my Instagram online using laptop but cannot via mobile app. Keeps showing me a message saying, “Sorry, there was a problem with your request.”

  • Alexandra

    I updated a few days ago, which was the latest Instagram upgrade and since doing so the app is now crashing on me all of the time. I have tried all the normal uninstall and reinstall and still nothing.

  • Melissa

    The follow bug is still there, thought they updated every week!!!! Clearly they did not sort this out yet.

  • Mark

    Hashtags are not working for me on Instagram either.

  • Ashley

    I have tried to use the hashtag symbol next to keywords and its not working. Not letting me use them in my posts.

  • Jenny

    Both Facebook and Instagram are both offline, these are only the apps not desktop….

  • Carl

    I am having issues with both Facebook and Instagram apps, keep seeing a network error message.

  • Nick

    Now this is strange, when I tried to login to my Instagram account it kept saying username doesnt belong to an account, yet 2 days later i login using same username and all works fine.

  • Courtney

    I am having probs getting onto my Instagram using my iPhone but yet its all fine on my laptop, this is super strange as never had this issue before.

  • Jane

    Is anyone having problems accessing the Gorillaz Instagram page?

  • Jenny

    Has anyone tried to follow the bianca gascoigne instagram profile? I have and she is stunning, but her feed keeps getting stuck for me when I am scrolling.

  • Mindy

    I tried to download an app from Google Play that basically shows you who stalked my Instagram, but when I tried to download it just kept stopping.

  • Leah

    I am trying to refresh the feed via my Android phone and nothing is working. Keeps saying try again.

  • Karen

    Why is it that Instagram is not working on my iPhone 7? I want to post a few photos I took this morning but cannot.

  • Jade

    I needed to delete Instagram from my smartphone because it was very slow at doing anything, now I cannot seem to get the Instagram download to work. Not Happy!!

  • Krissie

    i have tried to open the adam saleh instagram page and it is not, is he getting that popular that it keeps crashing?

  • Nigel

    The Instagram app is down as so is the website, the web page is showing 5xx Server Error.

  • Kenny

    Instagram servers must be down, not able to login at all.

  • John

    My Instagram is not working for me, servers are getting worse everytime there is an update lol. Snapchat here i come soon i think.

  • Maxi

    Instagram app won’t open for me, just keeps closing on me. What is wrong now for crying out loud?

  • Chris

    Instagram keeps crashing on me each time I try to open the app.

  • Melanie

    App keeps crashing on me, is Instagram servers down or something?

  • Mikall

    I am getting a blank screen when checking direct message requests. It shows how many messages but thats all.

  • Vera

    I add a photo from my phone, then add the description with hashtags and it will not upload. But if I take the hashtags out of the description its will upload. How come this is happening?

  • James

    My Instagram app is not opening nor is the website in safari.

  • Chloe

    Instagram is not working, how come it is down is there maintenance going on?

  • Hallie

    This is strange!!!!! I can see and read comments but the pictures are not showing so how can i comment if i do not know what the pic is?

  • Val

    How do you change the auto spam block in Instagram? I have tried to make the link go but it will not?

  • Lisa

    Got to love the fact people get angry because they cannot upload a photo of no doubt themselves.

  • Graham

    Really blooming annoying not being able to use Instagram. Many are saying in Twitter that they are back up and running but mine is not – I am in South London SW9 area.

  • Lils

    Instagram was down where things were not loading, but its back again so worries all over.

  • Kerry

    All I keep getting is “can’t refresh the feed”, but yet my mate sitting next to me right now is back working again on his instagram..

  • Chase

    I am able to log in to Instagram on my laptop and computer but i cannto use tablet or smartphone, how strange is that. Whats wrong?

  • Lauran

    Instagram is not refreshing nothing in my main feed. For me the last post shoing is like a few days old which is not normal. Where are all the photos gone?

  • Ester

    Facebook is having serious problems tonight with its newsfeed, and now Instagram is following suit with issues. I keep getting booted from Instagram which is strange, whats going on?

  • Peter

    it seems to be coming back now, i had issues logging in on my iPad and iPhone, but my friends who have android said theirs worked fine.

  • Louise Brill

    Can’t sign in right now silverwatersphotography

  • Ines

    I work in SM and need to use different accounts. Today, Instagram is not letting me sign in to 2 of those accounts… I enter both username+password and it crashes straight away, while logging out automatically. Anyone else having the same issue?

  • Kelsey

    NO wifi connection it says, will not refresh any page when i do get on. Profiles not showing up. Not able to upload a photo from my HTC One. Annoyed and going to the pub later play some pool.

  • Gertrude

    Photos not uploading, each time i take a photo via the Instagram app the app closes on me.

  • Delia

    Instagram is not working for me in Torbay, UK. Keeps saying my username is invalid, how come its doing this when i know its not?

  • Bianna

    I have never been in this situation before with Instagram. Fir some reason it is not letting me follow people.

  • Turan

    it is not letting me upload photos today for some reason, i know there was a massive issue yesterday but why today? And it still keeps freezing on me.

  • Takara

    I am not able to refresh Instagram on WiFi at home. It works on mobile but not desktop.

  • DuQuane

    My photos from today and yesterday are showing in Instagram, but ones before this are not showing up.

  • Lady

    Both Instagram and Netflix not working.

  • Nigel

    When I open Instagram on my android phone it just shuts on me, why does it keep closing?

  • Nic

    I try to refresh my news feeds or upload pictures and it doesn’t work, can someone please help.

  • Stark

    I haven’t forgotten my password, but still can’t login to Instagram. anyone else having issues with the Android app today?

  • Peter

    My Instagram app is not opening on my phone, yet desktop version is working.

  • Lisa

    I am having the same problem with the news feed not showing.

  • Rhian

    Majority of my Instagram feed is not showing.

  • Harry

    I follow someone and when i look it says im not following them. How can this be?

  • Stef

    What is happening at the moment because when i try to follow anyone and they accept eventhough it says i am following the it shows not photos at all. strange.

  • Kikky

    I am not sure what is happenng but I cannot seem to include hashtags to my photos.

  • Jenny

    I cannot load photos, it doesnt matter if its from my camera roll or a new picture it will not load up.

  • Lenny

    I am have no issues today, love you Instagram baby.

  • Joy

    I am having issues with comments loading on Instagram, is snapchat better than instagram.

  • Den

    I cannot gain access to my photos, i am logged in but can only see like 6 of my photos and i had over 400 in there. whats going on?

  • Ondre

    I updated Instagram on my tablet and since doing so it keeps crashing on me, i have the latest iPad software, so what it is problem. I have restarted the ipad, deleted the application and re-installed, battery of full. Any help would be appreciated.

  • Cameron

    I am having issues opening Instagram on my iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Crazy as I got some really good photos i wanted to share in the heat of the moment.

  • Simone

    For some reason I cannot seem to open Instagram on my mobile, has anyone got any answers.