How to Fix “Sorry this page isn’t available” on Instagram

Launched in 2010, Instagram was always the perfect destination for teenagers and adults alike. Although Instagram in 2022 is nothing like it was twelve years ago, it still has the same charm and comfort along with newer, more convenient features. There have also been some much-needed improvisations to the platform’s privacy policy and Community Guidelines.

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However, all these new features have attracted more than a few users to the platform; there are currently more than two billion active users on Instagram! And judging by the quality of the newer updates and the overall functioning of the mobile app, it looks like Instagram bit off more than it can chew.

The newest update by Instagram was focused on making all the content full-screened, much like the other popular social media platform, TikTok. Users widely criticized this move from around the world on Twitter.

In the beginning, Instagram updates were focused on making the platform a better and safer place for its users. But lately, it looks like all the developers care about more users and engagement. They also seem to be, as explained by a frustrated Instagram user on Twitter, “shoving reels down our throats.”

Instagram might be going through a rough patch right now, but we’re sure this too shall pass. In today’s blog, we’ll discuss how you can fix the “Sorry, this page isn’t available” error on Instagram.

Although there is no way to fix it if the content has been deleted, you can still try these hacks to correct any issues from your side.

How to Fix “Sorry this page isn’t available” on Instagram

1. Download the latest update from Play Store/App Store

Instagram rolls out new updates almost every week, so make sure that you’re on top of that one before we proceed

2. Uninstall and reinstall Instagram on your smartphone

If the app is up-to-date, try uninstalling it and reinstalling it. This will smooth out any glitches and clear out app data.

3. Clear Instagram cached data from your device

If none of the above solutions work for you, then there’s only one option: clearing the Instagram cached data from your device.

Go to your settings, then to app settings, click on Instagram, and clear cached data. The process is more or less the same on all smartphones, Android and iOS.

4. Check the link on your friend’s device

You could also ask a friend of yours to access that post on their device from their account. You know what happened if they can see it: the creator has blocked you.

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Dharmesh Donda

iStaunch is written by Dharmesh Donda, an avid Internet geek, IT professional since 2012. Have been in IT industry for more than a decade, and currently doing management and consulting work have taken a plunge into entrepreneurship.

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