How To Fix Instagram Threads Follow Requests Disappearing Or Not Showing

It is flattering to see follow requests on the Threads app especially when you are someone trying to increase their following to promote content.

But as you were accepting requests, suddenly all the requests disappeared. Where did it go?

Threads is a new app by the Instagram team to share text, ideas and join the public conversation.

The new app from Instagram is launched in over 100 countries and has gained millions of users already in the early hours of its launch.

If you are facing the issue of Threads’ follow requests disappearing or not showing then read this article to understand why is this happening.

This article will also discuss how to fix Instagram Threads’ follow requests disappearing or not showing.

Why Are Instagram Threads’ Follow Requests Disappearing Or Not Showing?

The Threads app follow request is disappearing or not showing because there is a technical glitch that is caused by the following reasons: 

  • Poor Internet Connectivity (Wi-Fi or Cellular).
  • Not clearing cache and data.
  • Problem with the Threads App.
  • Follow requested cancelled by the user.
  • The server of the Threads app is down and experiencing issues.

How To Fix Instagram Threads’ Follow Requests Disappearing Or Not Showing?

To fix the issue of Threads’ follow requests disappearing or not showing, follow the steps mentioned below.

1. Check Your Internet Connectivity

This is one of the most common reasons for the Threads app’s follow requests disappearing or not showing 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.

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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.

2. Restart Your Device

Another quick way to fix is to 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.

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

3. Clear Threads App Cache

Clearing cache and data on your device can free up storage space which gets accumulated over a period of time.

This will resolve any network issues that are caused while using the Threads app and will also improve the performance of your device.

Following are steps to clear cache and data in iOS and Android Devices.

For iOS devices

  • Go to your device’s “Settings”.
  • Tap on “General”.
  • Navigate to “iPhone Storage” and scroll down to the “Threads” app then tap on it.
  • Tap on “Offload App”.

For Android

  • Go to your device’s “Settings”.
  • Select “Apps”.
  • Find and tap on “Threads”.
  • In the app settings select “Storage” or “Storage and Cache”.
  • Tap on “Clear Cache” and “Clear Data”.

4. 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.

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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.

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.

5. Check Server Status

If the Threads app is not working 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.

6. Change Of Account Status

If you changed your account status from “Private” to “Public” then all the follow requests will get automatically approved. You can see them in your follower’s list.

7. Follow Request Deleted By User

If you still do not see the follow requests from the user then they may have deleted the requests. In that case, you will not be able to find the request.

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8. Log Out Of Your Account

You can log out of your Threads account and then log back in. Sometimes this simple step also solves any issues with your account.

  • To log out, go to your Threads profile.
  • Tap on the top right corner to go to “Settings”.
  • Scroll down and tap on “Log out”.
  • On the home screen of the Threads app, you will see the option of “Log in with Instagram” and your username. Tap on it to log in.
  • Otherwise, tap on the “Switch accounts” to log in with a different account.

9. Contact Instagram Help Center

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 contact the Instagram Help Center to clear your issues.

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