Allow Access to Photos on Instagram

This guide will show you How to Allow Access to Photos on Instagram. You will realize that on the iPhone if you don’t have access to photos you will not be able to access your Gallery and pictures you have previously taken.

This can be fixed by granting the appropriate permissions so that the Instagram App can access the Photos on your device.

I will walk you through the process.

Why don’t I have permission?

In most cases you don’t have permission because when the phone asked you probably denied it without realizing. Now if the phone does not ask you may not be sure what to do.

How to Allow Access to Photos on Instagram:

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In order to do this either watch the video directly above or read the directions below.

1.Go to settings.

2.Scroll down to Instagram.

3.Under Photos make sure it set to: read and write.


Do note that sometime the Photos option is missing so instead.

1.Launch Instagram.

2.From the Home feed click on the + icon bottom center. You will either be prompted to allow Photos access or be taken to the setting where you can set Photos to Read and write.

Note if the setting is missing it should appear.

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