Why doesn't «Reels» appear on Instagram on my iPhone or Android? - Solution

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Why doesn't «Reels» appear on Instagram?

Now, to get straight to the point, the first thing to do to fix why 'Reels' doesn't appear on Instagram is to update your application to the latest version available in the official store.

Since many times the error occurs because your application is out of date, or because a file was downloaded incorrectly, which got corrupted and is causing this failure. In case this is not the case, it is time to see the solutions.



The number one is to try to force the closure of Instagram, so that the application is restarted and everything reloads (including its functions). To achieve this you must first go to the menu "Settings", then in the section «Applications» and finally in "Application manager".

Once there, you will notice that a list with applications will appear, browse until you find Instagram and enter it, then proceed to press the button called "Force arrest."

Finally, re-enter Instagram from scratch, if all went well the reels should already be active to use and see. It should be noted that this solution is for any device regardless of the operating system.

Clear your Instagram cache

With the above, you should already be able to answer the question, why does "Reels" not appear on Instagram?

One of them is to completely clear the Instagram data or cache, as it is possible that, as in the previous process, some incorrectly loaded data is making fun of you.

If you want to clear the cache, the first thing you need to do is open "Settings", then go to the called section "Applications", from there open "Administrator", if everything went well now all your applications should come out.



Inside them, look for the Instagram one and press it, when you are in your personal section scroll down until you find the options "Clear data" and "Clear cache" and press them, finally go back to Instagram, then everything should be fixed.

The old reliable, uninstall and reinstall

If none of the above has affected your app, then it's time to uninstall and reinstall the app, finally ending up with the topic of why "Reels" doesn't appear on Instagram.


The process for this in any operating system is very simple, you just have to tap on your app and send it to the trash icon. Once the application is uninstalled, go to your Store and download it again from there.

With that the problem should finally be gone completely, if not, you can always try downloading the Instagram APK from your web browser, to see if the reels work that way.


And voila, you are free to go and try any of these solutions that have been shown to you, however before proceeding with the withdrawal, remember to keep investigating Instagram updates, because they might grab your attention, for example you can search: In which part of Instagram are the guides? What are they?

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