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Troubleshooting "User access is restricted" error on Instagram
Troubleshooting "User access is restricted" error on Instagram
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Written by Karen
Updated over a week ago

If you've encountered the message "User access is restricted," don't worry, we've got some insights to help out.

This might have happened if Instagram noticed a lot of activity on your account, like following and unfollowing at a rapid pace, or engaging in high volumes of posts and interactions.

Another reason could be that certain details such as your age or other profile information need verification. To address this, we suggest confirming your age and checking your profile details. If you need guidance on how to do this, please refer here.

If these steps don't resolve the issue, reaching out to Instagram's support team for further assistance would be a good idea.

Additionally, if your Instagram account is linked to a Facebook Profile or Page that's been flagged, that could also be the source of the problem. In that case, the underlying issue might actually be with your Facebook profile or page.

As much as we'd like to help, this particular issue falls outside the scope of our support. We recommend reaching out to Meta's support for assistance with resolving this matter.

They're equipped to assist with matters related to Instagram and Facebook and can provide the most accurate support in these situations.

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