Instagram, owned by Facebook, is one of the leading social media platforms in the world. With millions of users, the developers try their best to keep it up to date. The reason why it has become so successful over the years is that it adapts and overcomes the trends. A recent add on was Instagram reels while stories is also a popular hit for months. Are you facing no sound on Insta stories and reels? Here are 5 fixes, which will surely solve your no Audio Instagram reels and stories problem.
Restart your device
There can be a bug in your UI or in the application that might have got triggered with some action performed either within the application or in the UI. No need to fret, you can just restart your phone to fix it. Restarting will give the UI and application a fresh start eliminating the cause or reason of the bug trigger. Also before restarting make sure your ringer is on. Just play any video and press the volume up key to see if it changes anything.
Update the application
There might be bugs in the current version of Instagram you are using. These glitches often are reported by many users and the company rolls out updates as soon as possible to fix them. Head to the respective stores of whichever OS you are using and see if there are any pending updates left. If you find an update tab in front of the application on either Google Playstore or Apple Appstore press it to start the update.
Clear cache and data
The cache is a small piece of information that any smart device stores to quickly access when needed like the opening of an application or the process of opening a tab you frequently open. Due to this small piece of information, the system is able to give you a much faster and smooth response. Though the clearing cache option is not available on iOS, here is how you can do it on Android.
Step 1 – Hold on to the Instagram application and tap on App info.
Step 2 – Head to Storage and Cache.
Step 3 – Press Clear Cache.
Once done try using the application if the problem still persists try using the Clear data option following the same steps above.
If you are making changes and the application is still running in the background the changes won’t show up. Sometimes restarting the application works as well to fix no Audio Instagram reels, for that you must stop the application from running in the background. To do so follow the fellow steps.
Step 1 – Tap and hold the Instagram icon
Step 2 – Press App info from the setting list.
Step 3 – Select force stop from the menu
Open up the application to see if the problem is solved if not you are left with only the next step.
Either head to PlayStore or Apple App store and uninstall the application from there or long-press on the application’s icon to see the remove or uninstall option. After the uninstall process is completed reinstall the app. This will give the application a fresh start eliminating no Audio Instagram reels problem and all the bad files which got stored from the previous version.
Make sure that the internet connection you are connected with is proper and fast. To test that head to fast.com. Another thing to check is that you have enough storage left on your smartphone. As whenever any multimedia is consumed or an application is updated, it slightly increases the application size, no space left on board can also result in malfunctioning of the application.
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