How to Update Instagram

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Looking to update your Instagram account? Check out our step-by-step guide on how to do it quickly and easily.

How to Update Instagram

Keeping your Instagram app updated is critical if you want to stay up-to-date with the latest features, filters, and editing tools in Instagram. If you’re one of the many people who have been wondering how to update Instagram, wonder no more! Here are some simple instructions to help you get the latest version of the app on your device.

How to Update Instagram

To update Instagram:

  1. Open the Google Play (Android) or iOS App (Mac) store app.
  2. Type “Instagram” in the search bar.
  3. Hit the Update button.

And there you have it! If the button next to Instagram says “Open” it means that your app is up-to-date. Now, if there are still functions you know exist but you don’t have some reason and aren’t convinced your app is actually updated, continue reading to learn how to do a force re-install on your Instagram app.

Force Reinstalling to Update Instagram on iPhone

To force reinstall your Instagram app on iPhone:

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Hit iPhone Storage.
  4. Tap Instagram.
  5. Tap the Offload App button.

This should reinstall your app while saving your posts, DMs, and other profile data intact. Continue reading for Android Instructions on how to reinstall to update Instagram on your phone.

Force Reinstalling to Update Instagram on Android

To force reinstall your Instagram app on Android:

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Hit Storage.
  3. Tap Apps.
  4. Tap Instagram.
  5. Hit the Instagram icon.
  6. Tap Uninstall.
  7. Navigate back to the Google Play Store.
  8. Re-install Instagram.

If the fresh re-install doesn’t give you the latest version of Instagram, there may be something wrong with your phone or Instagram might be having issues.

How to Get the New Instagram Update

FAQ

How do I get the latest version of Instagram?

If you have an iPhone, you can update your Instagram app by going to the App Store. If you have an Android, you can update your Instagram app by going to Google Play.

How do you update Instagram to 2022?

To update Instagram to 2022, go to the App Store and tap the Updates tab. Then, scroll down to the bottom of the page and tap the Update button next to Instagram.

How do I force Instagram to update?

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some users report that uninstalling and then reinstalling the app works for them. Others say that logging out and then back in again is what did the trick. And still others say that simply restarting their phone worked for them. So, unfortunately, there is no one clear answer. You’ll just have to try a few things and see what works for you.

Why can’t I update my Instagram?

There are a few possible reasons why you can’t update your Instagram. One reason could be that you don’t have a strong enough internet connection. Another reason could be that there is a problem with the Instagram servers. If you’re still having trouble, you can try contacting Instagram’s customer support.

Why does my Instagram look different 2022?

Instagram is always updating their interface and look to make it more appealing to people.

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