How to Fix Instagram Threads Likes Not Working Or Not Loading Or Not Showing

Are you having trouble using the Threads App on your device? Perhaps every time you try to open Threads and see the posts you aren’t able to see the likes or the likes are not getting shown in the content that you have posted.

This can be worrying and frustrating when you just want to unwind with Threads after a long day. Thread is an app released by Instagram recently. It is another platform where you can connect your profile to your Instagram and have Twitter-like chats with your friends.

However similar to other online platforms Threads can also have issues and errors. In this article, we will be looking at the reasons why you are unable to see the likes that a post has received or the likes are not loading in Threads posts whenever you are opening Threads, and what exactly you can do to fix this issue.

Why Instagram Threads Likes Not Working or Not Loading or Not Showing?


There can be a few reasons why your Instagram Threads likes of a post are not working or showing when you are opening the posts from your account. These reasons can range from a server outage to a cluttered cache file of  Threads in your phone.

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Below we have shared some of the important reasons why you aren’t able to see likes or why it is not loading in your Threads account.

  • There are too many cache files in your Threads app.
  • Threads is going through some technical issues.
  • The Threads Server is having an outage or going through scheduled maintenance.

How to Fix Instagram Threads Likes Not Working or Not Loading or Not Showing?

1. Log Out and Log In Again

The first fix that you can try is to log out of Instagram Threads app and then try to log in again after some time has passed.

There might be a glitch or bug in the system of Instagram Thtreads which might be the reason why you aren’t able to see the likes loading in your Threads posts.

2. Restart the Threads App

Another fix that you can try is to restart the Threads App after doing a Force Stop. On your device, go to Settings >> Apps >> Threads >> Force Stop to stop Threads immediately.

The next step is to restart Thread on your phone and check to see if the app is fixed.

3. Check Threads Server Status

The next fix you should try is to check the Threads server status.

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There could be an outage or the server is undergoing planned maintenance due to which the likes are not working or loading or showing in your Threads posts.

Threads Server Status

In such a case, all you can do is wait until Threads’ technical team resolves the issue.

When you see that the server is back up and running, open Threads and see whether you can now use Threads without having any issues.

4. Clear Cache for Instagram Threads

The next thing you can attempt is to delete the Threads app’s cache. You must do this because the cache folders contain junk and corrupted data, which may cause Threads to not function as it should in your device. 

Clear Cache for Android

  • Go to Settings on your device.
  • Open Apps.
  • Select Manage Apps.
  • Navigate to Threads and tap on it.
  • Tap on Clear Data or Clear Cache.

Clear Cache for iPhone

  • Go to iPhone settings.
  • Go to General.
  • Find Threads App and click on that.
  • Tap on the Offload App button.
  • Again Reinstall the Threads app.

5. Contact Threads Support Team

If, after attempting all of the choices described above, you are still unable to resolve the issue in Threads, it is recommended that you contact the Threads Support Team.

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Their professional team will be able to help you remedy the problem. You can also ask them why the problem is happening and describe all of the solutions you’ve tried.

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Sebanti Das

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