Looking for ways to fix the Instagram black screen issue? We've got you covered!
Instagram has been buggy for the past couple of months. From the Instagram app crashing on devices to Instagram not sending security codes for logging in to the native Instagram camera not working, it seems there is no end to the problems that are plaguing the social network.
The Instagram black screen is the new bug Instagrammers have to deal with. In this guide, we will show you how to fix Instagram black screen issue. Let's get started!
How To Fix Black Screen On Instagram
It's frustrating when you open Instagram to add photos to your Story or try out the viral hands and face effect or just see what's going around, and it turns out to be completely black.
Although the cause of the Instagram black screen issue is unclear, it is probably due to a software bug. If you're running into a black screen on Instagram, follow these troubleshooting steps.
Before you get into troubleshooting, make sure that you're running the latest version of the Instagram app as well as the latest version of your phone or tablet's operating system before following these steps.
Create a clone of the Instagram app
Just create a copy of Instagram and start using the copy instead of the original app. It has worked for many and it will work for you as well.
OnePlus, Samsung, Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo and Realme phones have a native app cloner with which you can set up dual apps or parallel apps. Just go to settings and search for "dual apps
, "App Clone", "App twin", or Parallel Apps.
If your phone lacks that feature, install an app called "Parallel Space" and clone Instagram using this third-party app. Once that's done, log in to your Instagram account on the cloned app and you will be fine.
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Add the Instagram app to Secure Folder
Download Secure Folder by Samsung from the Google Play Store. Some high-end Samsung devices are preloaded with the Secure Folder app, so see if your device already has it.
Once you have installed Secure Folder, open the app and add Instagram to Secure Folder. Now, launch the app from the Secure folder and it should work. Many Reddit users have found this trick helpful.
Bear in mind that Secure Folder has access only to the files and data inside the folder. So, if you want to post any pic or video on Instagram, you have to add them to the Secure Folder as well.
Turn off your Internet connection
Open Instagram with your WiFi and Mobile Data turned off. You will be taken straight to the login screen. Now turn your Internet connection back and enter your login credentials to access your Instagram account.
If you are a Samsung user, this trick will probably work. Others can also give it a try and see if this works.
In case, these steps didn't resolve your problem, report the problem to Instagram so that they can investigate.
Make sure that you include as much detail about the problem as possible in your report. Information such as the kind of phone or tablet you were using, what you were doing when the problem occurred and adding a screenshot may help them get more clarity on the issue.
Instagram Tip: If you like to keep your Instagram feed clean with only posts that are relevant to you, you should turn off suggested posts on Instagram.