Sorry there was a problem with your request is a common error which appears on the Instagram while logging in. As we all know that Instagram is one of the best & popular social network sites where people share their Images, Videos & Moments with their followers. Instagram has gained a lot of popularity in a short span and now it has become so much popular among Youngsters.
Here, in this article, we are going to discuss an error of Instagram which occurred many a time while login. If you are a daily user of Instagram then you might have faced an error saying Sorry, there was a problem with your request. This is an error which is caused generally if you violate the policies of Instagram or post something offensive.
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Why does ‘Sorry there was a problem with your request’ Error occurs?
There is no specific reason for this error but still, we can say that it occurs when you violate the Instagram’s policy or post something offensive which is against the Instagram’s T&C. These are the main reasons when you face this error on your account but sometimes when your account is reported by multiple users then also you may face this error. For some devices, it happens without any reason
Effects of ‘Sorry, there was a problem with your request’ Error
If you face this error then your Instagram account may get affected in many ways which are as mentioned below.
- Your IP address will be banned by Instagram and you will not be able to Login the Instagram account on your Device whose IP address is blocked.
- You can still Log In to your Instagram account via the Web browser.
- If your account is banned permanently then you will not be able to access your Instagram account from anywhere.
How to Fix ‘Sorry there was a problem with your request’ Instagram Error
If you are facing this error on your mobile phone while logging in to account that means your IP address has been blocked by Instagram and you will not be able to access the account from the same device again. However, you can access your Instagram account via Web Browser or any other device.
If you are also a victim of this error then here you are at the right place. Follow this article till the end to get rid of this error.
Fix #1: Via Facebook Log In
This is the very first and working method to fix this issue without many efforts. Here the only thing you need is a temporary Facebook account which will be used for login purpose once.
- At first, Open the Web Browser on your mobile phone or your PC.
- Now open the Instagram.com website on the browser.
- Enter your Instagram Username & Password and Login to your account.
- Now you need to remove the Facebook account if you have connected any with your Instagram account.
- To remove the Facebook account go to Settings of your Instagram account and remove the Facebook account from there.
- Now create a new Facebook account or use any Facebook account which you have never used earlier to Login on Instagram or not connected to the Instagram in any way.
- After creating a Facebook account open the Instagram application on some other device where you are not facing the error.
- Log In to your Instagram account.
- then connect newly created Facebook account with your Instagram account.
- Now Clear Data & Cache of the Instagram application on your mobile phone where you are facing the error.
- After clearing the Data open Instagram application and click on Log In Via Facebook.
- Enter Login Details of newly created Facebook account.
- Boom! You will successfully be logged in to your Instagram without facing any error.
SUMMING IT UP:
I hope that you liked this article and easily got rid of Sorry there was a problem with your request error on Instagram. For me Fix #1 & Fix #2 works like charm. Even if you have iPhone then also you need to follow the above-mentioned steps. If you are having any trouble or still you are not able to get rid of this error then please share your query via the comments section below. We will be happy to assist your query.
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