Why Instagram stories take long to upload


    Why Instagram stories take long to upload

  • 1 The servers are heavy with traffic

    If Instagram's servers are heavy with traffic because many people are using the app, stories might take long to upload.

  • 2 The file is too big

    If the picture or video you're trying to upload to your stories is too big, it might take a long time to finish uploading. 

  • 3 Slow internet connection

    Using a slow internet connection can elongate the process of uploading a story on Instagram. 

  • 4 Restricted network

    Some networks restrict Instagram and other social media apps, which might cause some features to not work properly. 

  • 5 Application is out of date

    Your application may need to be updated in order to function properly. 

  • 6 Due to using a shared internet connection

    If you're using a shared internet connection, there's a great possibility that the story is taking long to upload because many people are using the network.

  • 7 Due to connectivity problems

    If your internet connection keeps cutting off, it might elongate the process of uploading a story. 

  • 8 Due to using 3G internet

    Using internet over a 3G network may slow down the uploading of a story. 

  • 9 It's a universal problem

    There was a recent incident in May where Instagram's stories feature wasn't function properly. In this case, the problem was universal.

  • 10 Video doesn't meet Instagram's specifications

    If the video doesn't meet Instagram's specifications with regards to size and format, it may not upload. 

  • 11 The application was closed during the upload

    Uploading a story might get interrupted and slowed down if the app was closed during it.