How to Fix Threads Only Show Following Accounts Threads

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

You can use your existing Instagram account to log in to Threads and share posts that are up to 500 characters long.

When you join the Threads app you will see the threads from all the accounts suggested by Threads which is based on algorithms of the type of account you follow on Instagram.

The suggested account also allows you to explore similar accounts that you can follow. But if you see threads only from the account you follow, then you can change it.

This article will discuss why the Threads app only shows following account threads and how can you fix it.

Why Threads Only Show Following Accounts Threads?

If the Threads app is only showing following accounts threads then it happens because of the technical glitch in the app.

The other reason can be the use of outdated versions of the Threads app or internal issues in the app.

How To Fix Threads Only Show Following Accounts Threads?

To fix the issue of Threads only showing following account threads then you can follow the steps mentioned below.

1. Wait For Sometime

When the Threads app shows only threads of the following account then it can be because of the server-related issue.

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The app is very new that has millions of subscribers already and the numbers keep growing so it can cause the server to overload.

The best thing to do in such cases is to wait for some time and then try again.

2. Update Threads App To Latest Version

Ensure that you are using the latest version of the software on your device with the Threads app otherwise, it will not be compatible which will cause the app to crash.

To update the App on your iOS or Android Phone:

  • Open the App Store or Google Play Store.
  • In the search bar type “Threads”.
  • Tap on “Update”.
  • Open the Threads App after the update is complete.

To update the Operating System of your device:

  • Go to “Settings” on your device.
  • Check for Software Update (iOS Users) and System Update (Android Users).
  • If an update is available then tap on “Download” and “Install”.

3. Force Stop The App And Reopen

The issue of Threads only showing following account threads can also be internal so force stop the app to close it.

For iOS devices, you can swipe up to see the multitasking view, then again swipe up to force stop the Threads app and other apps that were running in the background.

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If you use an Android device then you can,

  • Go to your device’s “Settings”.
  • Select “Apps”.
  • Find and tap on “Threads”.
  • Tap on “force stop” in the bottom right corner of the screen.

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.

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. Logout And Log In To The Threads App

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.
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6. 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 Help Center to clear your issues.

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Megha, our expert writer who excels in creating comprehensive how-to guides and troubleshooting articles for social media apps. With her extensive knowledge and experience in the field, she has mastered the art of simplifying complex How-To concepts and providing effective solutions to common errors.