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Instagram glitches

Current problems

Is Instagram down? If you cannot reach Instagram and cannot use the service, there may be a malfunction. Here you can check whether the problem is only for you or whether it affects everyone. We check the servers from eight different locations and provide information about possible malfunctions. At the end of the article we offer you assistance that can narrow down or eliminate the disturbances.

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Error messages

23, 87, 50, 32, 32, 46, 4, 0, 32, 0, 4, 27, 9, 23, 13, 50, 27, 32, 18, 41, 18, 13, 36, 18, 0

The chart shows the number of problem and malfunction reports from Instagram in the last 24 hours.

Fault map: affected cities

On the malfunction map you can see where users are currently having problems with Instagram. Most of the messages come from:

Report a problem with Instagram

The table below shows you what most users are currently having problems with. Tell us what problems, disruptions or other impairments you have with Instagram and click on the corresponding button.

This is how you reach the support of Instagram

Below you will find general help for most problems. The official Instagram support page can help you with your problem even better. Alternatively, you can try to contact Instagram via the Twitter account @instagram.

The following charts can serve as an "argument" for customer support. There you can see the disturbances of the past months. Yellow fields correspond to slight local disturbances, red fields indicate major problems.


How Instagram fares in comparison to similar services can be seen in the malfunction comparison. In the overview, in turn, you can get an overview of the regions currently affected by disruptions.

Instagram: The last error messages

For a better sorting of your malfunctions and problems, you can take a look at the last malfunction reports. Then you can see exactly in which region users have which problem

May 19, 2021 at 5:52 pmFeed loadingStuttgart
May 19, 2021 at 5:52 pmAppStuttgart
May 19, 2021 at 5:44 pmLog inStuhr
May 19, 2021 at 5:01 pmFeed loadingBautzen
May 19, 2021 at 4:47 pmFeed loadingHerten
May 19, 2021 at 4:45 p.m.UploadBremen
May 19, 2021 at 4:45 p.m.Feed loadingBremen
May 19, 2021 at 4:28 pmFeed loadingHohenwarsleben
May 19, 2021 at 4:03 pmFeed loadingMannheim
May 19, 2021 at 3:12 pmFeed loadingStuttgart

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Social networks: disruptions in comparison

The requested service or the requested page is currently not available? That happens to the best, but it can also quickly become an annoying permanent condition. In the following diagram you can see at a glance how often the service was unavailable compared to similar services in the past 30 days.

Before you want to delete your Instagram account, try to log in using another client. If that doesn't work either, you'll have to be patient first. This is annoying, but you can see from the above chart that this can also happen to other social networks.

General troubleshooting tips

First of all: Problems can always occur in all possible networks or with all possible services. It does not matter whether it is a social network, a telephone provider, a cable provider or a normal website. However, troubleshooting is not that easy. Starting with the PC, via the home router, to the main distributor and up to the provider, countless errors can occur.

Below are some general tips that you can follow first. Especially for connection problems, you can also take another look at our tips for connection problems.

With these simple measures, various sources of error can be excluded and, in the worst case, at least the conversation with support can be shortened.

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