O Instagram seems to face difficulty running on devices iPhone in the early hours of this Tuesday, 4. User reports of devices with iOS point to the beginning of the problem shortly after the app update in the App Store released yesterday. Many say that the Instagram doesn’t work and closes by itself, without any command.
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portal information downdetector – platform in charge of monitoring the operation of online services – show that the first notifications about the new failure started to be reported at 5 am yesterday, Brasília time.
In the face of tests carried out on an Android 11 cell phone, for example, the application ran normally, smoothly. On the other hand, on iPhone, the tool crashed during a specific screen and became unable to navigate.
When accessing Twitter, it was possible to find reports about Instagram closing alone in different languages, which shows that the failure may be global and not exclusive to Brazilians.
According to Google Trends, which monitors search engine searches in real-time, Instagram-related queries have been quite high recently. Some are like: “Instagram doesn’t open on iPhone”, “why my Instagram doesn’t open” and “Instagram closing by itself”.
Many people who are being affected by the glitch have aired their displeasure on social media. Check out some testimonials below:
Instagram bug on iPhones. App just won’t open after yesterday’s update
— @mindfulnessbr 🔞 (@Mindfulnessbr) October 4, 2022
My God, my instagram app just won’t open! What a hate 😡
— Alexia Isabelle (@lexxaipc) October 4, 2022
I went to update instagram and now it doesn’t open anymore, how great.. 😒
— Stefany (@stefanyssanttos) October 3, 2022
Given the large number of users showing this flaw, the recommendation is to wait for a new update from Instagram itself. The responsible company is Meta, which also takes care of WhatsApp and Facebook. In the meantime, there is the option to use the application in its internet version.