How to change Instagram's language and put it in Portuguese or another language
After Update, Instagram Appears in English for iPhone Users Photo: Playback / dnetc
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In our tests, the bug cannot be reproduced on Android phones or on the web version of Instagram. It was also not possible to change the application language from english to portuguese in the app menu. It is noteworthy that the problem happens when trying to select the option Portugus (Brazil). Other languages can be used normally.
Google Trends, the site that shows the volume of searches on a subject on the Internet, shows that in Brazil, searches for Instagram English and Instagram language began to rise around 11am yesterday and continue to rise. Other searches like "my instagram got english", "how to change instagram language", "how to put instagram in portuguese", among others, are also among the most sought after related social network.
Google Trends shows that the words "Instagram English" and "Instagram Language" have been on the rise since this Monday (28) Photo: Playback / dnetc
On Twitter, users report the problem and look for solutions. The tweets are not just from Brazilians. Apparently, other countries were also hit by the app crash, such as Argentina, Mexico, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey and several others.
I think I'm going to have a problem … my Instagram now appeared all in English.
– January 29, 2019
Fix translations. Polish language has been replaced by English yesterday
– January 29, 2019
How to change the language of Instagram?
There is no guarantee that the current bug will be resolved by changing the language in the app settings or even uninstalling Instagram and installing again. However, anyone who wants to try to get the app back to Portuguese should follow the path: Settings> Language> English (Portuguese)> change. Another option to exit the app and sign in again.
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