Fix: Instagram Feed Only Showing Old Posts

instagram feed only showing old posts

Instagram is a popular social media app that has created quite a buzz in the world of the internet. There are almost or more than one billion active users of Instagram currently.

Recently when I was browsing on Instagram app and noticed that in the Instagram feed was only showing old posts instead of new posts.

I also noticed that when I scrolled down, I was not able to scroll down for more posts.

In this article, we will explain why Instagram showing only old posts not new posts and how to fix this issue.

Why Instagram Feed Only Showing Old Posts?

If Instagram Feed Only Showing Old Posts not new posts then there is some bug in the Instagram app and Instagram team didn’t resolved this issue till now.

If Instagram feed showing old posts along with new posts then its a correct behaviour because to make sure you don’t miss a post from someone you follow or a suggested post.

How To Fix “Instagram Feed Only Showing Old Posts”?

Fix 1: Might Be Some Bug From Instagram

Instagram Feed Only Showing Old Posts can be some bug from Instagram backend. If this is the case then can either wait or report this bug to Instagram team.

Then wait for this issue should resolved from Instagram side. We can’t do anything from our side.

Fix 2: Try Using Instagram Web

Alternatively, you can use Instagram web until the issue is fixed by Instagram team (If the issue is from Instagram side).

When issue is fixed then you can use Instagram app.

Fix 3: Clear Instagram App Cache

Alternatively, to fix Instagram Feed Only Showing Old Posts you can clear the Instagram app cache that might fix this issue.

If clearing Instagram app cache does not resolve the issue then you can try other mentioned fixes.

Fix 4: Contact Instagram Support Team

If you think Instagram Feed Only Showing Old Posts issue with only you and your friends or other Instagram user having no such issue then you can contact Instagram Support team.

Steps to contact Instagram Support team:

Step 1: Open Instagram App

Step 2: Tap on your Profile Picture to go to your profile

Step 3: Tap in the top right corner at 3 horizontal line

Step 4: Tap on Settings

Step 5: Scroll down and click on help

Step 6: Tap on Report a Problem

Step 7: Now, follow instruction on screen and explain your problem “Instagram Feed Only Showing Old Posts”. Write your issue in detail.

Step 8: Click on Send Report

Wait for some time or it can also take longer time. Your issue will be resolved.

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