Wondering why BeReal takes so long to upload?
So you have captured a decent pic probably after several retakes, added location to your BeReal post, made your BeReal public and finally hit Send. But your BeReal is not uploading or it takes an uncomfortable amount of time to upload. What could be the cause of this?
Well, that's exactly what we are going to explain in this article. Let's get into it!
Why Does BeReal Take So Long To Upload?
Whether it is slow download speed on PS5 or long upload time on BeReal, waiting is quite frustrating. This particular person had to wait over 5 minutes every time they tried to upload a BeReal. So, you are not alone.
There are a number of factors that affect the time it takes to upload files.
Your upload speed is the first and most significant factor. Upload speed is almost entirely dependent on your internet connection. So, if you have a poor internet connection, you will be unhappy with the amount of time it takes to upload files.
The second factor is server overload. If the BeReal servers are overwhelmed with traffic, it can cause delays in uploading files. In the worst-case scenario, BeReal may crash and cause more frustration.
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How To Speed Up BeReal Upload
It's no fun waiting forever to upload your BeReal post, especially when BeReal posts are time-sensitive. Fortunately, there are ways to speed up your upload, unless it is a server-side issue. Here are some troubleshooting tips you can try to fix the problem.
- If you are using Mobile Data, turn on Airplane Mode and then switch it back off.
- Restart your router.
- Move close to the router to help improve signal strength.
- Disconnect other devices from the router to reduce traffic on your network.
Hopefully, one of the above suggestions will work for you and you will be able to upload your BeReal post faster. But if you aren't having any luck, it is likely that the BeReal servers are struggling with too many requests. If this is the case, you may need to wait for it to clear up.
Now that everything is sorted, have a look at how to see BeReal without posting and how to take two pictures on BeReal.