Problems & Errors

How to Fix Instagram not Sending Security Code?

Some of Instagram users are complaining that they are not receiving the verification code and it is frustrating when you want to access to your account. Though, still, there are ways you can solve this problem.

You might got stuck on Instagram and you cannot login to your accounts. This might be because of login in issues such as login from different places or devices. Though, if you aim to grow your accounts and you login from different devices better use Instagram bot to automate Instagram activities (like, follow, unfollow, view stories, direct message). This avoids action block or need of login from different devices/places.

Instagram not sending SMS code

If you don’t receive the code, try the following solutions.

  1. Check the phone number in the Instagram setting*
  2. Switch off and on your phone
  3. Wait for a couple of hours and try again
  4. Try using VPN
  5. Try another verification code such as email
  6. Change the phone number on the Instagram setting

*To check the phone number in instagram setting:

Go to Profile>Edit Profile>Your Information>Phone number

Instagram not sending email code

1. Type your email correctly

Sometimes it happens that you mistype the email address. For example, writing “gami” instead of “Gmail” or any other mistyping. So, make sure that you have typed your email address very carefully. In case if you had mistyped your email address when you first signed up, you should have a phone number or a Facebook account linked with your account. Otherwise, you won’t be able to continue.

2. Check your spam email list

It is always good to check your spam once you haven’t received email; the email might be sent to your spam list. It is also useful to check your email setting. You may unwantedly remove receiving email from Instagram.

spam email list

3. Wait for a few hours and try again

Some of the users reported that after waiting for a couple of hours and trying again, they could access the account. So, you can try this one too, but if it is still not solved go the next solutions.

4. Change your IP address using VPN

 Some of IP addresses might be in the blacklist by Instagram. You can use a VPN to change your IP address, or use another computer and then try again. You can do this after 2-3 days too. Many users have tried this, and they could solve their problem.  

5. Try another verification mode

if you have a problem signing in to your account, still there are other options that you can use. To continue, you should have a phone number or a Facebook account connected to your account. On Android devices, you can use Help signing in, and on iOS devices, you can use forgot your password. There is another option, using your Facebook account to log in Instagram.  

Log in Instagram with Facebook

6. Use private window

if you have logged in through the browsers, you can open the “New incognito window” in Google Chrome or “New private window” in Firefox, and try signing again; it might help.

Firefox new private window

7. Contact Instagram using Instagram help

if you have tried all the above solutions, and still you cannot enter your account, or in case you have other You can go to Instagram help and search for I can’t log in Instagram. The issue might be mentioned there.  

If you want to get rid of sending the security code once you log in Instagram, you can open your Instagram app, go to the settings, privacy and security, and tap turn off the bottoms.

I will put a summary of these solutions here:

  1. Type your email address correctly
  2. Check your spam emails
  3. Wait for a few hours and try again
  4. Change your IP address
  5. Try another verification mode
  6. Use private window
  7. Contact Instagram using Instagram help

If you have trouble with Instagram login account, follow these steps:

  1. Type your email address correctly
  2. Check your spam list
  3. Change your IP address
  4. Try another verification mode
  5. Use private window
  6. Wait for a few hours and try again
  7. Use Instagram help

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