Step-by-Step Guide to Stop Instagram Auto-Scrolling

Social media sites have become an integral part of our day-to-day lives - and Instagram is no exception. Unfortunately, many users have been dealing with Instagram's Auto-Scrolling feature, a feature that scrolls through the Instagram feed automatically. If you've been trying to figure out how to stop Instagram from auto-scrolling, here are 10 easy steps to disable the feature.

1. Go to “Settings”
The first thing you need to do is go to Settings. Tap the burger menu in the top right corner of the app and select Settings.

2. Select “Accounts”
Once you are in Settings, you will need to select Accounts. This is the second option on the left side of the screen.

3. Tap “Auto-Scrolling”
Now you should be able to locate the Auto-Scrolling toggle switch. This toggle should be located under the Accounts section. Flip the switch to the “Off” position to disable the feature.

4. Confirm Your Choice
Once you have flipped the switch, you will be asked to confirm your choice. Tap “OK” to confirm.

5. Return to Home Screen
Once you have confirmed your choice, you can return to the home screen by tapping on the back button in the top left corner of the screen.

6. Refresh Feed
Once you are back on the home screen, refresh the feed by pulling down on the screen; this will ensure that the auto-scroll feature is disabled.

7. Restart the App
If you are still having trouble disabling the auto-scroll feature, try restarting the app by double tapping the Home button.

8. Sign Out and Sign Back In
If restarting the app doesn’t seem to be working, sign out of Instagram and sign back in. This may help reset any issues with the auto-scroll feature.

9. Reinstall the App
If all of the above steps don’t work, you may have to reinstall the app. Reinstalling the can help to clear out any iOS bugs or settings that may be causing the auto-scrolling issue.

10. Contact Instagram Support
If all else fails, contact Instagram Support. They have a team of people available to help with any issues; they can help walk you through the steps to disable the auto-scrolling feature.


Q: What is Auto-Scrolling?

Auto-Scrolling is a feature on Instagram that automatically scrolls through your feed. If enabled, Instagram will automatically move through your content, creating an endless stream of posts and images.

Q: Can I Disable Auto-Scrolling?

Yes! You can easily disable the auto-scrolling feature in settings. Refer to the steps above on how to do so.

Q: Why Is Auto-Scrolling an Issue?

Auto-Scrolling can become an issue because it can make it more difficult to find and view the most important posts in your feed. It also prevents you from spending time on the posts you are most interested in.

Q: Are There Other Solutions to Auto-Scrolling?

If you have trouble disabling the auto-scrolling feature or it is still not working, you may have to reinstall the app or contact Instagram support for help.

Q: Can This be Done on Other Platforms?

The steps above apply to Instagram, however, the same instructions can be applied to other platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Be sure to look for the “Auto-Scrolling” option in the settings.

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