Instagram is a popular social media service and we use it for viewing videos very much. However, sometimes there may be problems related to viewing videos such as freezes and crashes. In this article we gathered solutions about how to fix Instagram video freezes. If you are having the some problem while watching videos you can take a look at article.
I Can’t Watch Videos On Instagram. They Freeze
The problem happens when you have an older version of Instagram app that might include data which is corrupted. Another reasons may be related to low internet connection, power saving mode, the browser extension, insufficient available space on memory or the video itself. You can follow these steps to fix video freezes problem on iPad, iPhone, Android or Chrome.
Restart Your Phone and Reinstall the App
First, it is a good idea to restart your phone and if it doesn’t fix the issue, you can clear Instagram caches and open it again. You can also delete the Instagram app and install again. You can try it on ios as well as Android.
Check Your Internet Connection
Instagram video freezes may be due to low internet connection. So, check your connection. You can try both wifi and mobile data connection if this is the cause of the problem.
Turn Off Power Saving Mode
If you are using your phone in power saving mode, that may be reason of Instagram video freezes. Sometimes Instagram has video playing problems with a spinning circle. In this case, turn off power saving mode and try again.
There May be Low Space
Instagram video freezes may be because of low available space on memory. So, check if there is available space on your iphone or ipad and if there isn’t much space, you should delete something and free up some space for viewing Instagram videos properly.
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