Sometimes you will encounter an issue on Instagram with the error “Message Spam True Status Fail.”
We will explain why this error is occurring, and how you can fix it.
This article covers everything you need to know and provides you with 5 of the simple and easiest methods to get past this error.
Let’s get right into this!
What does “Message Spam True Status Fail” mean on Instagram?
Spam messages are common on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. This error means that Instagram believes you are spamming their systems with constant messages and sometimes actions as well.
As a result, you won’t be able to do certain things on Instagram.
Why does Instagram say “Message Spam True Status Fail”?
The spam filter on Instagram is intended to keep users from receiving inappropriate messages from bots or even other automated accounts.
The Instagram algorithm will send the “true status fail” message if the communication is judged to be spam.
It’s important to note that this message may be appearing for no particular reason as well, and that your account may have been flagged by mistake.
Now that you have encountered this problem, let’s explain some different ways to fix it in the next section.
How to fix “Message Spam True Status Fail” on Instagram
Here are some different fixes you can try. If one doesn’t work, then try another.
Fix 1: Check your internet connection
It is important that you have a strong internet connection when using Instagram.
If the problem persists, try accessing Instagram on both Wi-Fi and your mobile data network.
However, if this solution does not work, then move on to the next one.
Fix 2: Check if your account is blocked by Instagram
It’s possible that your account has been indefinitely temporarily blocked. Instagram has been more zealous in implementing its anti-spam standards in recent years.
If you have sent a lot of messages or repeated another action many times, your account can be limited from doing certain things.
You may not be notified of what you’ve exactly done, but you’re still getting the error message pop-up.
In order to fix this, you should wait up to 24 hours to see if the error stops occurring. It’s likely that it won’t take this long and it will only be a few hours.
Fix 3: Clear your Instagram cookies and cache
Removing your Instagram cache is simple for both Android and iOS devices, and there is a good probability that clearing the cache will resolve this problem, so all you have to do is follow these steps.
Here’s how to clear your Instagram cookies and cache on Android:
- Access your Instagram profile, and go to Settings.
- Click on Account
- Next, click on Browser Settings.
- On the top right corner, you will find the Clear icon. Tap on it to remove all the cookies and cache.
- Reinstall Instagram
Alternatively, if you are using an iPhone, you will need to delete and reinstall the Instagram app to clear your cookies and cache.
Fix 4: Delete and reinstall Instagram
If the fixes mentioned above don’t work, then try reinstalling Instagram. It should help do the trick.
You can do that by tapping and holding your finger on your Instagram app icon. A pop-up will appear. Click on the Remove option.
Once the app is removed, open the app store on your device.
Then, download the app, and log in once again.
Fix 5: Restart your device
A simple fix to try is to try restarting your device.
This can refresh everything and hopefully will stop the error occurring and the message from popping up.
Make sure you fully power your device off, then turn it back on.
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