Instagram was created in 2010 by Brazilian Mike Krueger and his American friend Kevin Systrom. Today, the social network is successful worldwide and already has over 300 million active users. In this article, we will introduce the most common Instagram problems and their solutions. Check out our complete guide through the article below.
Problems saving photos and videos in image gallery
By default, Instagram saves a copy of each image or video posted to your profile directly in the Android photo gallery. If the application is not saving copies to your device, you will need to go to Instagram settings and enable permission for storing images and videos.
Remember that internal storage will be compromised if you choose to save all copies on the device. Follow the path: Instagram Settings> Settings> Enable the key "save original photos" and "save videos after publish"If the problem persists, restart the application from device multitasking and redo the procedure.
I can't delete my Instagram profile
Many users do not find the option to delete their Instagram profile directly from the app. The "delete account" option cannot be accessed via the mobile app, and is only available on the web version. Remember, the option available on the Instagram site removes the account temporarily and not effectively.
To do this, go to the address instagram and enter your username and password. You can also follow this procedure through Chrome by enabling the "Desktop Mode" option in the settings. Follow the steps below:
How to (temporarily) disable my Instagram account?
- Enter the Instagram site and login;
- Click on your profile in the upper right corner and then EDIT PROFILE;
- At the bottom of the page, click Temporarily disable my account;
- Choose one of the reasons for leaving the app;
- Retype your password and click Disable account temporarily.
How to (permanently) delete my Instagram account?
- Visit the Instagram site;
- Login with your username and password;
- Choose one of the reasons to delete your account;
- Retype your password and click Disable my account permanently.
Error sharing photos with other social networks
You can share only images posted on Instagram on other social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter. However, an unknown error disables user-defined sharing and does not republish the content simultaneously on other linked accounts. Here's how to solve this problem:
On Facebook: Go to your account settings (arrow next to the lock icon in the upper right corner), find the "applications"and select the" x "that appears next to the Instagram icon. After this selection, Instagram's access to Facebook will be unauthorized.