Is Instagram down for you? You're not alone

Instagram logo on a Galaxy S10
Instagram logo on a Galaxy S10 (Image credit: Joe Maring / iMore)

What you need to know

  • Instagram is down for some users right now.
  • Reports of issues have reached over 20,000 per hour on Downdetector.
  • It's currently unclear what the issue is.

Are you having trouble using Instagram right now? You're definitely not alone!

According to Downdetector, tens of thousands of users are reporting issues accessing the social network. The reports reached as high as 21,000 per hour at one point. Some users are reporting that the app will simply crash every time they attempt to open it. Others report issues trying to log in.

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It's currently unclear exactly what the issue is and Instagram is radio silent on Twitter. We'll keep an eye out to see if the company says anything about it or let everyone know that the issue is resolved, so stay tuned!

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Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.