How to Fix “This Action Was Blocked Please Try Again Later” on Instagram Threads

Are you having a problem trying to open Threads and perform any action like following someone or liking the posts?

Maybe you are seeing the error message, “Try again later, This action was blocked. Please try again later.

If this is the issue that you have been facing then you aren’t the only one as there have been many users all over the world who have faced this issue.

Threads is an app released by Instagram where you can post Twitter-like threads and talk to your friends and others with similar interests.

In this article, we will be going over the reason why you might be seeing the blocked message in Threads and what you can do to fix it.

What Causes “This Action Was Blocked Please Try Again Later” On Instagram Threads?

This Action Was Blocked Please Try Again Later Instagram Threads

There can be a few reasons why your Instagram Threads is showing you the error message, “This Action Was Blocked Please Try Again Later”.

These reasons can range from a glitch to a technical error of  Threads in your phone.

Below we have shared some of the important reasons why you aren’t able to perform an action in your Threads account.

  • When you are doing actions very fast like liking the threads or following the posts within a short time span then you can get this error.
  • There is a technical error due to which Threads are not able to do the action.
  • Threads app is not updated to the latest version.
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How To Fix “This Action Was Blocked Please Try Again Later” On Instagram Threads?


1. Try to Do the Action in Threads Again Later

You should wait for some time and try to do the action after some time has passed. 

The error message itself says that you can try again later to perform the action. Do that and see whether you can now perform the action without seeing the error.

2. Log in And Log Out Again

The first solution is to log out of the Instagram Threads app and then log back in after some time has passed.

There could be a malfunction or bug in the Instagram Threads system that is preventing you from performing the actions you want in Threads.

3. Use Threads Slowly

As this error can happen when you are doing the actions fast, for example, you are following too many accounts too fast or liking too many posts within a short period of time. You can slow down a bit and do the actions slowly and you probably will not see the error message.

4. 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.

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

5. Update Threads App

You should also make sure that you are running the latest version of the Threads app on your device. Threads, which is part of Instagram releases updates regularly to keep the app updated and smooth running.

In case there is a bug in the app that is causing the issue then you will have to update it to the latest version which will solve the issue.

You can update the latest version by going to the App Store or Play Store from your device and then update Threads from there.

6. Contact the Threads Support Team

If you haven’t been able to fix the issue even after trying all the fixes above then you will have to contact the Support Team of Threads App and talk to them. The team of professionals will be able to help you out.

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Sebanti Das

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