How To Fix Instagram DMs Not Working

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How To Fix Instagram DMs Not Working

Is the Instagram DMs not working for you? Looks like you have been hit by the Instagram DM glitch.

From Instagram keeps crashing to not sending security codes for logging in to DMs not working or loading, the photo-sharing app has been causing a lot of issues for users. Similarly, the Instagram camera not working bug has also caused some problems. Luckily, there are some easy fixes that can be done in just a few steps.

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In this article, we're going to show you how to fix the Instagram DM glitch, so you can get back to sharing photos and messages with your friends. Let's get started!

How To Fix Instagram DMs Not Working Or Loading

The Instagram DM function has been out for many users, seemingly due to an extended outage. While Instagram DMs are not loading for some people, for others, Instagram messages not going through. Whatever the issue you are facing, here are some troubleshooting tips to fix it.

If you're experiencing any kind of issue on Instagram, the developers recommend you try the following troubleshooting steps. Before we begin, make sure you have a stable Internet connection as well as you're running the latest version of your phone or tablet's operating system.

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Update the app

Make sure you have the latest version of Instagram. Instagram may have already fixed the Instagram DM glitch with a new update. So, head over to the App Store or Google Play Store and install updates for Instagram, if any are available.

Restart your phone

It is a good idea to restart your phone. It may seem like a silly thing to do, but restarting your phone can resolve many issues. So, give it a try and see if the Instagram DMs are going through.

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Clear Instagram's cache and data

Clearing the app cache and data sometimes works as a solution to most app-related issues. Go to Settings > Apps > Instagram and clear the app cache and data. Hopefully, this will help you to fix the problem.

Contact Instagram

If the Instagram DM is still not working, your only option is to contact Instagram and let them know about it.

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Just shake your phone while you are on the app and tap Report a Problem then follow the on-screen instructions. Make sure you provide as much detail as possible so that the team can investigate the issue and provide a fix.