Google Play Store No Instagram With Pixel 3 [FIXED]

Google Play Store No Instagram With Pixel 3

Several users have raised complaints over Instagram app not being compatible with Pixel 3 after receiving a message from Google Play Store that says: Your device isn’t compatible with this version.

There are several recommendations as to how to resolve the Google Play Store No Instagram With Pixel phones.

Fix Google Play Store No Instagram With Pixel 3

Clear Google Store Cache or Data

  • Go to Settings on Google Play Store
  • Tap Application Manager
  • Select All to view downloaded and built-in apps on your device
  • Tap Google Play Store
  • Now tap clear Cache and Clear Data

Uninstall Updates and Redownload

This helps restore Play Store back to its original status, without downloaded updates.

  • Go to Settings on Google Play Store
  • Tap Application Manager
  • Select Google Play Store from All Apps
  • Click Uninstall Updates

Sometimes your Pixel 3 may not have the most recent or latest Android software update. You could still be using 8.0 version, and the Instagram version on Play Store works with Android Pie. Once you redownload updates, check Instagram app and see if it is now compatible with your Pixel 3 device.

Unlock Bootloader

Google doesn’t recommend unlocking the bootloader, but if you like tinkering with our device, this is a possible option. You can unlock it even if your Pixel 3 has the Titan M security chip in place. Unlocking bootloader helps when you want to gain root access to your device, flash factory images easily, rescue your device from a soft-brick or boot-loop, or install custom recovery or ROM.

Hard Reset

Sometimes it is advisable to factory reset a brand new device just so you can eliminate any installation or manufacturing software issues. Note that a factory reset erases all your data from your phone.

Make sure you know your Pixel 3 device’s Google Account username and password. You’ll need this security information so that you can restore your data after the reset as the system requires it.

If your Pixel 3 has a screen lock, make sure you know the PIN, password, or pattern.

Note: if you just reset your password for your Google Account recently, you’re advised to wait 24 hours before doing a hard reset.

Back up your data to your Google account as the reset erases all data from your Pixel 3. It will also uninstall all apps and their data, but you can restore data stored in your Google Account.

Plug in and connect your Pixel phone to charge and keep it there until the reset is completed. Make sure you’re connected to WiFi or a mobile network as you’ll need this upon completion of the factory reset.

How to factory reset your Pixel 3

  • Open Settings app in your device
  • Tap System>Advanced>Reset options
  • Now tap Erase all data (factory reset)
  • Tap Reset phone (if required, enter your pattern, PIN, or password
  • Now tap Erase everything to erase all data
  • Select Restart
  • Finally, set up your phone and restore the data you backed up

Let us know in a comment if any of these solutions worked for you.

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