How To Fix Can’t Create A Thread On The Instagram Threads App

Threads is a new app by the Instagram team to share text, ideas and join the public conversation that has quickly gained a lot of subscribers.

The app allows you to post any content which is known as a thread and lets your followers like, leave a reply, repost and share it.

Unfortunately, some users have reported that they can’t create a thread on the Threads app.

If you are also facing the issue of not being able to create a thread then read this article to understand why is this happening.

This article will also discuss how to fix the issue of can’t create a thread on the Threads app.

Why You Can’t Create A Thread On The Instagram Threads App?

If you are facing the issue of can’t create a thread on the Instagram Threads app because there is a technical problem that is caused by the following reasons: 

  • An issue with your device.
  • Poor Internet Connectivity (Wi-Fi or Cellular).
  • Problem with the Threads App.
  • Use of third-party apps for automation.
  • The server of the Threads app is down and experiencing issues.

How To Fix Can’t Create A Thread On The Instagram Threads App?

To fix the issue of can’t create a thread on the Instagram Threads app then you can try the troubleshooting steps mentioned below.

1. Restart Your Device

This is one of the quick ways to fix the issue of can’t create a thread on the Threads app.

Switch off your device completely and wait for a few seconds before turning it on again. Sometimes the problem is with the device and not the app.

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So switching off the device completely allows it to reboot and then you can access the Threads app after you switch it on.

2. Check Your Internet Connectivity

This is one of the most common reasons for not being able to create a thread so, ensure that you have a steady internet connection.

If you are using Wi-Fi on your device then try switching to mobile data or vice-versa to allow the app to load properly.

You can also enable and disable airplane mode to clear any temporary network issues. This will reset the internet settings.

To enable/disable airplane mode go to your device settings, select the Airplane Mode option and turn on the toggle. Wait for a few seconds and then turn it off.

3. Uninstall and Reinstall The Threads App

Sometimes the app may have technical errors or get corrupt during installation. So, uninstalling and then reinstalling the Threads app can help to resolve any glitch.

Following are steps to uninstall and reinstall the app on iOS and Android Devices.

For iOS

  • Tap and hold the Threads App.
  • Select “Delete App” from the menu.
  • Confirm by selecting “Delete”.
  • Go to the App Store.
  • In the search bar type “Threads”.
  • Tap on “Get” to install the latest version of the Threads app.
  • Open the app after the installation is complete.
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For Android

  • Tap and hold the Threads app.
  • Select “App Info” from the menu.
  • Select “Uninstall” and confirm your choice when prompted.
  • Go to the Google Play Store.
  • In the search bar type “Threads”.
  • Tap on “Install” to get the latest version of the Threads app.
  • Open the app after the installation is complete.

4. Delete Thrid-Party Apps Used For Automation

If you use third-party apps or bots for creating threads in the app then it may be causing a problem. Ensure that you delete any third-party apps that interfere with the Threads app.

If Instagram finds that a bot is creating a thread then it will flag your account as spam.

5. Check Threads Server Status

If you can’t create a thread on the Threads app then it can be because the server is down and not taking requests.

You can check the server status in a Downdetector website and you can also download its app from the App Store and Google Play Store.

You can also check if the Threads app is working on other devices. If it is not working then it may be a server-related issue.

If the server is down then the best thing to do is to wait for at least 24 to 48 hours before using the app.

6. Report A Problem

If you have tried all troubleshooting steps but are still not able to create a thread then you can report it to the support team for further analysis.

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Describe the issue in detail and also take screenshots to attach.

To report the problem for iOS and Android devices,

  • Open the Threads app and go to your “Profile” located at the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • Tap on “Settings” in the right corner. Then go to “Help”.
  • Tap on “Report a problem”.
  • You can shake your phone to report a problem by going back and shaking your phone where you found the issue.
  • You can also continue by tapping on “Report a problem without shaking”.
  • Then follow the instructions as shown on the screen.

7. Contact Instagram Support

Threads app is developed by the Instagram team so if you still face problems with the app even after following the above-mentioned steps, then you can search the Instagram Help Center to resolve your issues.

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