Instagram Down: ‘Audio Unavailable’ Updates And Issues Reported

Instagram Down

August 30th, 2023   |   Updated on September 12th, 2023

On Tuesday evening, a substantial number of Instagram users encountered disruptions with the app. Downdetector noted over 800 problem reports shortly after 5 p.m. ET.

Users expressed frustration over malfunctioning sound in stories and reels, along with encountering messages displaying “audio unavailable” and “song not available.”

These problems emerged following an earlier wave of Instagram users experiencing difficulties accessing the app earlier in the day.

However, around 7 p.m., the volume of user reports began to decrease, indicating a potential resolution of the issue.

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Instagram Outage And Reported Problems

Instagram Outage


Downdetector’s latest heat map depicts user-reported problems’ concentration in the past 24 hours.

While occasional reports are typical throughout the day, the count has surged past 950 by 9 AM EST.

Downdetector clarifies, “An incident is reported when problem submissions significantly surpass the usual volume for that time of day.”

Users Encounter App Issues

A substantial 65% of users are currently facing difficulties with the app.

Around 28% of users are encountering problems with the website, while an additional 7% are grappling with feed-loading issues.

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Instagram Down Repoeted On X ( Twitter )

Update 1 [12 September 2023 ]

As of September 12th at 08:47, there have been user reports indicating that the service is either experiencing downtime or is currently unavailable.

My instagram has been down for a couple hrs 😭 like 6 max

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