1. Check your push notification settings
If you've got issues with your Instagram notifications, one likely reason is that your relevant phone settings are switched off. Check by heading to the notification centre on your device and look at the push notification settings on your phone. Make sure all your device settings turned on.
Yes, all my notifications are turned on …
It looks like this isn’t what’s causing your problem. Continue reading and we’ll talk you through some other possible solutions.
No, some of my device notification settings are off …
Change them to ‘on’. It’s that simple. Enable notifications and see if that solves your issues. You’ll find instructions for how to do this further down the page.
2. Check your phone notification settings for the Instagram app
This is another main reason for Instagram notification issues. It's possible to have general notifications settings for their device turned on, but instant notifications for the social media app turned off. Below, we give you two methods to fix this. Choose the best way for you (depending on your device) and then simply work through the following steps.
Why are my Instagram notifications not working even though they are switched on?
So you’ve tried everything above but your Instagram notifications are still not working. Here are some final things to try.