Fix Instagram Video not playing on iPhone X/ iPhone 8 Plus/ iPhone 7 Plus/6S+ on iOS 12

Many users are reporting similar issue concern Instagram video not playing after iOS 12 or later update. You might also be facing such annoying issue then Get here workable fix. First, we should go with basic troubleshooting to fix Instagram Video not playing playback.

Instagram Video can’t play due to the old version of the App and so that you must have to check Instagram version app as per following steps.

Fix Instagram Video not Playing on iPhone

Instagram Video not playing on iPhone X iPhone 8 Plus iPhone 7 Plus

Step #1- Launch the App Store on the Home Screen of iPhone.

Now check for Instagram Update

If any update available please do the update first just Tap on Update. You may ask to enter your Apple ID and Passcode.

Solution: Fix Instagram can’t update on iPhone

I have not any update on my iPhone then what should do? In this case, you need to go with bottom steps.

Fix #2: Uninstall-install Instagram back

To delete Instagram App from your iPhone:

Navigate Instagram App then Tap and holding on Instagram App until starts to jiggle. You will get a popup on the screen ‘’Delete Instagram’’ (Deleting this app will also delete its data, but any documents or data stored in iCloud will not be deleted).

Now tap on Delete.

That’s it!

Now how to re-install Instagram on your Phone for that go to following steps.

Launch App Store and type Instagram in the Search bar.

Tap on the cloud with arrow icon so your phone will start to download.

Very easy!

In case, none of the above fixes work for your iPhone then you should try under given troubleshooting.

There is the number of Instagram users reported an Instagram issue that the Instagram video playback won’t start or buffering. This is a due unstable network problem.

For this, you need to Reset your Phone network and hmm it’s doesn’t matter yours are using Wi-Fi or Cellular Data plan (3G/4D or LTE).

Hint: Fix Wi-Fi not working on iPhone

Fix Cellular Data issue on iPhone

Fix #3: Make sure Low Power Mode turned off

Turn off LPM (Lowe Power Mode) because sometimes power saving mode may interrupt the Instagram Video Playback.

do you have any other trick to fix Instagram Video won’t Play on iPhone? please drop it in the comments.

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Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [email protected] [OR] [email protected]

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