The new scrolling feature is part of Instagram’s new layouts and feeds update, which Instagram users did not welcome. Many people began talking about this update on Twitter, and the conclusion was this update makes the app less enjoyable. But why?
Is there a way to disable auto-scrolling on Instagram?
Unfortunately, there is no way to turn off the auto-scroll feature in Instagram, as it is a core part of the app’s design and functionality. However, you can manually stop the auto-scroll by simply tapping or swiping up on the screen to pause the feed.
Download an older version of Instagram to skip this feature
As we previously mentioned, there is no way to disable the auto-scrolling feature in Instagram, but it is technically possible to download an older version that does not have this feature.
In the following section, we will explain how to download an older version of Instagram.
Notice: remember that maybe you can skip this feature for now, but in the future, Instagram maybe won’t work as well with the older versions, and finally, you should get away with the auto-scroll feature.
How to download an older version of Instagram
Downloading an older version of Instagram depends on your device and operating system. Here are the general steps to download an older version of Instagram:
- Uninstall your device’s current version of Instagram (if it is already installed).
- Search for “Instagram APK download” on your device’s web browser.
- Look for a trusted website that lists previous versions of Instagram. Some popular websites include APKMirror and APKPure.
- Select the version of Instagram you want to download (make sure it is compatible with your device and operating system).
- Download the APK file and wait for it to finish downloading.
- Once the download is complete, locate the APK file in your device’s file manager and install it.
- After installation, you can use the older app version to sign in to your Instagram account.
Notice: It’s important to note that downloading older versions of apps from third-party websites can be risky and may compromise the security of your device. It is always recommended to download apps from the official app store (Google Play Store or Apple App Store) to ensure the safety and security of your device.