Instagram is Down: The reasons why Instagram is not working now

Last Updated on October 4, 2021

If your Instagram has been taking time connecting, you cannot send or receive messages on Instagram, this means that Instagram is down.

This is what it means for Instagram to be down – it suffers what is referred to as an outage.

Instagram suffering from outage could be as a result of server failure. It could also be a period when there is a technical problems in one of Instagram server data center.

Instagram not connecting  could be nationwide or globally depending on the nature of the outage.

In case where other countries still have an access to Instagram, it means that one of Instagram server data centers is currently down.

But in case where Instagram could not be accessed globally, it means that the nature of the problem is a a big blow.

Normally, Instagram server down takes few minutes before Instagram gets up and running. But in a situation where access to Instagram could not be reached, it simply means that it will take longer before it could be fixed.

When Instagram is down,

  • You cannot connect to friends on Instagram
  • You cannot make reels, upload story
  • You cannot dm friends on Instagram
  • You basically cannot do anything, although your internet is working.

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