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How to Fix Instagram Crashes on Samsung Galaxy S9?

Instagram is a popular visual content app. If you have a Samsung Galaxy S9, then you must be using Instagram on it. At times, the Instagram app may crash on the phone. The reasons for this issue could be several. In this blog, we will discuss the various ways to fix this issue.

 

Force Reboot the Phone

 

If you want to fix Instagram crashes on Samsung Galaxy S9 using force reboot, you need to follow the steps given below.

  • First, you have to long-press the Volume down key and don't release it.
  • While pressing down the volume key, long-press the power key as well.
  • After that, keep pressing both keys combined for 15 seconds or until the Galaxy S9 logo will appear on your screen.

 

Clear Cache of the Instagram App

 

You can fix Instagram crashes on Samsung S9 by removing cache. Here are the instructions given below.

  • Get started by swiping the screen to get the notification panel.
  • After that, you should tap on the Settings icon on the top right-hand side of the screen.
  • Then you have to tap on Apps.
  • Thereafter, you should locate and tap on Instagram.
  • Later, you have to tap on the "Storage" option.
  • Now, you should touch Clear cache.

 

Reset Instagram

 

If you want to fix Instagram crashes on Samsung Galaxy S9, then you can reset Instagram. You need to follow the steps given below.

  • To get started, swipe down the screen and drag the notification panel.
  • After that, tap on the Settings icon on the top right-hand side.
  • Then tap on Apps.
  • Thereafter, you should locate and tap on Instagram.
  • Later, you have to tap on Storage.
  • Now, you should touch "Clear data."
  • When the prompt comes, tap on OK to confirm.
  • Now, reboot the phone.

 

Reinstall Instagram

 

You can fix Instagram crashes on Samsung S9 by reinstalling Instagram. Here are the instructions given below.

  • Swipe down on the screen and drag the notification panel.
  • After that, tap on the Settings on the top right-hand side.
  • Then choose Apps.
  • Thereafter, you should locate and tap on Instagram.
  • Later tap on Storage.
  • Touch the Clear data option.
  • When the prompt comes, tap on OK to confirm.
  • Now, you should tap on the return button once and then tap on Uninstall.
  • You have to confirm that you would like to delete the application from your device.
  • Then reboot your device to refresh its memory.

After the restart, follow these instructions to reinstall:-

  • First, you have to go to Google Play Store on your device.
  • After that, navigate the search bar.
  • Then enter "Instagram" into the search section.
  • Thereafter select the Instagram app from the results.
  • Touch to install the Instagram app.
  • When the installation process is over, open the app.

 

 

Backup and Reset the Phone

 

If nothing works, backup the phone data and reset the phone. Here’s how you can do that.

  • First and foremost, switch off the device.
  • Then long-press the Volume up button and the Bixby button, and long-press the power button.
  • When the Galaxy S9 logo will appear on your screen, release all the keys.
  • Thereafter, you Galaxy S9 will startup into the Recovery Mode.
  • Now, if you view black screen with blue and texts then go to the next step.
  • After that, you should long-press the Volume down button many times to highlight "wipe data/factory reset."
  • Then press the Power key to choose.
  • Thereafter, you have to press the Volume down button until "Yes" is highlighted.
  • Later, you should press the Power button to choose and begin the master reset.
  • When the master reset is over, you should select "Reboot system now."
  • Now, you have to press the Power button to reboot the device.

 

Deam Jones is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

 

Source:-  Samsung Galaxy S9

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