Instagram Login Not Working? Internet Issues? No Username?

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Posted in Errors and Issues by Patricia on October 30, 2022

Instagram Login issues

Instagram login not working? Are you getting Internet issues error when you’re trying to sign in into your Instagram account? No valid username or you’re asked to provide feedback as if you’re not using the correct account credentials?

Instagram Login Not Working?

This issue has been reported by Alina (iPhone 14 Pro Max, iOS 16.1):

“I cannot login to my Instagram accounts. It says internet issues, Error no valid username or feedback required or something of the like.”

We’ve found a similar reports on Reddit:

“There was a problem logging you into Instagram. Please try again soon.”

Fact: Before starting the troubleshooting sequence be aware that a significant number of reports for Instagram are registered by This means that we might be dealing with a temporary issue and you only have to be patient until Meta fixes it sever-side.

How To Fix Instagram Login Issues

Here is what you can do to troubleshoot this problem:

1. Reinstall Instagram

Use the iOS offload app feature to quickly remove and reinstall Instagram on your iPhone or iPad:
Go for Settings -> General -> iPhone Storage -> Instagram -> Offload App -> Reinstall.

Fact: This will install the most recent version of Instagram from the App Store without you losing previous data.

2. Use The Web Version

If the reinstall doesn’t work try to log into your Instagram account using the web version of the platform.

This means that you should open (direct link) using Safari or any other web browser available on your device. Does this work? Are your account credentials recognized?

3. Try A VPN

Last but not least you might be successful in signing in to Instagram by changing your IP address.

How to: You can achieve this by installing a VPN on your iPhone or iPad. You can find a free one in the App Store, just to check if this works.

Fact: If Instagram is down it might be only in your region. So changing the country might help.

Have you managed to fix Instagram login issues? Do you have a better solution or more problems to report? Share your feedback in the comments.

Related: iPad users are also experiencing issues with the Instagram app in iPadOS 16. You can read more about it here!

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