Instagram Filters Not Working - Why are my Instagram Filters not working?

Updated: Oct 16,2020 04:38 GMT

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Instagram is a video and photo-sharing social media app accessible on Android, iPhone, and PC. With its multiple features, it helps people to edit and upload photos and videos, add captions, and use hashtags to every post they publish. It gives its users the freedom to like and comment on others' posts and follow friends, family, or any famous personality. Most of you know about Instagram, but are not aware of - Why Instagram Story Filters Not Working? Instagram Filters 2020?

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Instagram also popularly known as "Insta" has become the king of Social Media. Instagram's popularity has seen a tremendous increase among the Social media freaks who are not able to restrain themselves from posting selfies to videos, taking hours in editing, and adding filters to their posts. With a click, users download this mobile-friendly App and start using it. 

Why Are My Instagram Filters Not Working?

Not just one, but there could be multiple reasons why the Instagram filters are not working. The Instagram filters could be hidden due to some reasons. But we have come up with some tips for all the Instagram users who are facing this problem. Read till the end to find your answers.

Instagram Story Filters Not Working

To solve this issue, all you have to do is "Update the App". On updating the App, the old version will get updated. It is always advisable to keep updating with the latest app version.

Instagram Filters Not Working - Step by Step Guide To Fix The Issue

Step 1 - Close and Restart the App

This should be the primary step to be followed. Most of the problems in apps get solved just by closing and restarting the app again.

Android phone users can follow some simple steps to solve the issue.

  1. Open the Settings App on the phone.
  2. Scroll to the "Apps" option in the Settings. Upon clicking the Apps option, all the apps on the phone will appear on the screen.
  3. Search for "Instagram" in the apps list and select the App.
  4. Select "Force Close" appearing at the top of the screen.

iPhone Users :

  1. Swipe the App in your windows.
  2. Place the finger down at the centre(bottom) of the screen and scroll up to get the windows on a new iPhone.
  3. In case of old iPhone, press the home button twice to open the windows.

Step 2  - Clear the Phone Storage

To add new filters in the App, it is crucial to free the phone storage. The best way to do this by deleting all unnecessary apps, files, videos and photos. This will help to create space for Instagram filters.

Step 3 - Restart The Phone.

The most comfortable way to fix your phone problem. It helps to free up the RAM space, and the Force option allows in clearing cache.

Step 4 - Clear Cache 

  1. Open the Settings App. 
  2. Scroll to the "Apps" option and select the Instagram app.
  3. Select the Storage option.
  4. Select the Clear Data and Clear Cache Options.

If still the issue is not resolved after following the above steps, then Uninstall and Reinstall the App.

Instagram Filters Not Working - FAQ's

1. What is Instagram?

Instagram is a video and photo-sharing social media app accessible on
Android, iPhone, and PC. 

2. Can Instagram filter issue be solved?

Yes, Instagram filter issue can be solved for both Android and iPhone.

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