Reels are the latest innovations of facebook the company now known as Meta. When short form video culture is booming Facebook also wanted to get a piece of that users and retention. Facebook has many creative tools but now the reels feature is the most popular creative tool on Facebook.
In this article, we are going to discuss how to get Facebook reels not showing on iPhone. We at Enplugged are here to solve this problem for you.
Why are my Facebook reels not showing
There are a few reasons for this problem. Here is a brief about why Facebook reels are not showing on your iPhone.
- Your account might not be enabled by Facebook to access Reels
- You might be having connectivity issues
- Your app might have some issues
Let’s talk about in depth about how to fix those issues one by one.
How to fix Facebook reels
Make sure Facebook reels are enabled in your account
Your Facebook account might not be got accessed by Facebook since facebook reels is a beta project which is newly released by Facebook. When they give access to a new feature they will give that to a chosen person. If you are not having Facebook Reels this might be the problem in the first place.
To fix this you only have to wait for a few days or weeks. Then you are going to have Facebook reels.
Internet connectivity issues
Having internet connectivity issues also can affect whether you are having or not having the Facebook reels option. Having a stable mobile data connection is recommended to access Reels since it’s in the testing / improving Beta phase.
So check your internet connection and if your connection is having problems, try a stable connection. This might solve the problem for you.
Try login on a different device
In Some reported cases in the past, users have reported that Facebook Reels works perfectly in a one device and does not even show up on another device with the same account login.
It might be the android/ios version they’re using. Or it might be the screen resolutions their using,
Try login into your friend’s, family’s, or colleague’s phone and try it. Make sure it’s a newer version of an iPhone. Also, make sure to clear the login data.
If this method doesn’t work, let’s move on to the next method.
Check the menu
Click the menu on the right-upside corner and search for the Facebook Reels section.
Here is what you should do.
Step 1. When you open the app you can find “Reels” Where you write your status.
Step 2. In that Menu, you need to tap “Reels”
Step 3. A Widget needs to appear after sometime after you click it
Let’s move on to the next option.
Update the app
Try updating the facebook app from the app store or google play store. Most bugs in apps will be resolved by just updating the app. Reels for the facebook servers will might resolve the problem.
Some times bugs affect some small group of people that uses specific devices. Updating the app will make that problem resolve.
Clear app cache
Clearing app cache is also can be helped in this case because caching can be affected to not showing any Reels.
Cache files hold the data and re use them for the app. So the app don’t need to download much data from the external source.
To clear app cache :
- Open settings and go to App list
- Tap on Facebook App
- Go to Storage and Cache
- Tap on Clear Cache
- And re open the app again
If you are a iPhone user, the only option is to delete the app and re-download it.
Reinstall the app
uninstall and reinstall to the latest version from the Google Play store or apple app store whether you are a Android user or an iPhone user. This method can maybe fix the reels isn’t loading issue.
Use a VPN
You can use a secure VPN like Nord VPN and Use the location as USA, Canada, UK and Australia.
And if you are already using a VPN try disabling it. Try the both ways and check the Reels are there.
Contact Facebook customer support
contacting the facebook support is a another option to see whether the problem is. It might be your geographical fault or some other error. This is another way to get reels on facebook if they aren’t working properly.
How to fix Facebook Reels Not Showing on Android
Try all the things we’ve already discussed in this article on your android device.
How to enable reels on Facebook
Facebook reels are automatically enabled by default.
Short form videos are the future of the social media. Facebook reels are the newly added feature in the Facebook app. There can be some in capabilities that you didn’t get to experience reels. So stay patient and you will eventually get reels if you tried our all methods.