Fix: Instagram Stories Skipping Glitch

He states that Instagram users encounter the problem that all static photo posts are skipped within half a second when viewing stories, while videos are fine.

Oct 26, 2022 - 09:58
Jan 20, 2023 - 10:36
Fix: Instagram Stories Skipping Glitch
Fix: Instagram Stories Skipping Glitch

Instagram users state that when viewing any story, while videos are fine, all static photo posts are skipped within halfasecond, and this continues frustratingly. If you are facing suchaproblem, you can read some of the information we will explain below.

What is Instagram Story Skipping Glitch?

This glitch, which has occurred recently in android users, is observed that the photos in Instagram stories are skipped within halfasecond and this problem has not been solved in any way.

This glitch seen by many android users isabig problem for many brands and influencers as they publish dozens of stories every day and take their business away from them.

Why Is Instagram Skipping Some Stories?

Instagram is skipping some stories because ofabug/glitch in the Instagram app.

Also, you are using anold version of the Instagram app, which is giving errors about stories.

Many users expressed their disappointment on other social media accounts such as Twitter and Reddit:

"Instagram stories haveaskipping bug, while videos are playing, photos are skipping in seconds, everyone is experiencing it."

"Even when there areafew, it still goes very fast... But that only happens with images. It works well when there are videos."

"Yeah, same thing happens to me! I tried reinstalling insta but it didn't do anything. I reportedabug I hope it will be fixed. It only happens with text/picture stories, not video/animated stories."/p>

"Yes, it's the same. And this is an account related error, not app related: I tried other accounts on the same device and they work, same thing happens when I try the same account on other devices."

"Why are my Instagram Stories jumping insanely fast without touching the screen? Anyone else having this issue?"

"What's up with @instagram today? Stories skip in less thanasecond but video stories work fine."

How to Fix Instagram Stories Skipping Glitch?

To fix the Instagram stories skipping issue, you need to update the Instagram app to the latest version when available.

Also, when some bugs occurred in the Instagram app, they were usually fixed withinafew hours.

After fixing the bug on the Instagram team side, some fixes are needed in the Instagram app and some bug fixes do not require Instagram to be updated.

New Instagram update is required if the bug is major or can be fixed directly by the Instagram team in the backend if it is minor.

If you think this problem is caused by your phone, you can try the following steps.

1-) Application May Not Be Up-to-Date

The fact that the Instagram application is not up-to-date means that it is not open to innovations. Therefore, we need to verify whether the Instagram application is up to date. Otherwise, we may encounter more than one error or problem and get an access block.

2-) Do Not Use Third Party Application

Using third-party applications may cause you to encounter various errorslike these. If you are using applications such as Instagram++, you arelikely to encounter this error. For this, try to access your account by deleting the application such as Instagram ++ and downloading it from Google Play or App Store. Before trying this process, you can try to log in to your account by following the suggestion below.

3-) Clear Data and Cache

Any cache problem in the Instagram application can cause us to encounter such errors. For this, we can eliminate the problem by clearing the data and cache.

Note: Your account will be automatically logged out during this process. For this, make sure you know your account username and password.

Clear Data and Cache for Android Devices

  • First, open the "Settings" menu.
  • Click on "Applications" in the menu.
  • Then select "Instagram" and click "Storage".
  • Click on the "Clear Data" option on the screen that opens.

After this process, you can run the Instagram application and check if the problem persists.

Clear Data and Cache for iOS Devices

  • Open the Settings menu.
  • Click on the "General" option in the drop-down menu.
  • Click "iPhone Storage" in the menu.
  • Then select the "Instagram" app and click the blue "Delete App" option to delete the app.

After this process, access the previous menu and click "Permissions" and enable the disabled permission to run the application and check if the problem persists.

4-) Clone the Application

Several problems with application data or cookies may cause us to encounter such errors. With these cookies not deleted, we can eliminate this problem by cloning the Instagram application.

First of all, open the Google Play application and download it by searching for Multiple Accounts on the search screen or you can access the application by clicking thelink we will leave below. Then download the application and perform the installation process. After this process, start the cloning process by selecting the Instagram application. After the cloning process is complete, you can open the application and check if the problem persists.

Click to Access Multiple Accounts Application

5-) Wait for the Latest Update

If none of these actions are the solution for you, it can be seen asaproblem on the Instagram side. All we have to do for this is to wait for the Instagram developers to fix this problem inashort time.

Yes, friends, we have solved our problem under this title. If your problem persists, you can ask about the errors you encounter by entering our FORUM platform that we have opened.

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