5 Ways to Fix Instagram Double Tap Not Working

5 Ways to Fix Instagram Double Tap Not Working
5 Ways to Fix Instagram Double Tap Not Working

Instagram allows users to share posts on the platform which other persons can like by tapping on the like button (heart icon) or by double-tapping on the post. However, some users are not able to like posts by double-tapping, and in this read, you will learn 8 ways to fix Instagram double tap not working.

How to Fix Instagram Double Tap to Like Not Working?

Users can easily like a post by double-tapping on it but there are many instances when it does not work and today you will learn how to fix the issue.

Check Your Internet Connection

First of all, make sure that you have good internet connectivity because if not, you will not be able to like posts on the platform either by double-clicking or tapping on the post. Hence, we suggest you, check your internet connection from a speed check speed and switch to a stable network if you are not receiving good connectivity.

Restart Your Device

Sometimes, the issue might be related to phones and not to Instagram. Hence, try restarting your smartphone and checking if you are able to like posts by double-tapping on Instagram or not.

Clear Instagram Cache

If restarting does not fix the issue then you need to clear the cache of the app. Here’s how you can clear the Instagram cached data.

On Android: Long-press the Instagram app > Tap on the ‘i’ icon > Select Storage & Cache or Manage Store or Clear Data > Finally, tap on Clear Cache.

On iPhone: Navigate to Settings app > General > Go to iPhone Storage > Select Instagram app > Finally, click on Offload App.

Update the Application

1. Search for Instagram in the App Store or Play Store.

2. Tap on the Update button.

If there is no update available, you need to wait for the latest one to be released that fixed the bug or glitch and it can take a few days.

Download an Older Version (Android)

If you are using an Android phone to browse Instagram and the above methods do not work for you then you need to install an older version of the Instagram app.

1. Uninstall the Instagram app from your device.

2. Visit an apk downloader website like uptodown.com or apkmirror.com, etc.

3. Search for Instagram and Install an older version.

4. Install the apk file then login to your Instagram account and you will be able to like posts by double-tapping on it.

Wrapping Up: Instagram Double Tap Not Working

So, this was all about how you can fix Instagram double tap to like feature not working. I hope the above article helps you in fixing the problem; if it did, share it with your friends and family.

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Umeshwar Ray

Tech Writer with six years of experience.

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