The Wattpad error 131 is one obstacle you might face while uploading, saving a new story or updating a story on wattpad. First documented in 2022, the error 131 has proved problematic for a lot of people. If you’re currently facing that problem, here’s why you’ve the error code and ways to fix it.

Why You’ve a Wattpad error 131

This often occurs when you’re trying to upload, save a new story, or update a story. Though there’s no information on the Wattpad support website, about such error code, the error is caused by wrong image format.

While updating or saving a story you might have an image included which isn’t formatted as gifs, jpegs, jpgs, or pngs. However, if there’s no image in the story you’re uploading, saving or updating, the problem is not from your end.

How To Fix error 131 on Wattpad

  • Check the formats of the image(s) in the story
  • If it isn’t formatted as gifs, jpegs, jpgs, or pngs, kindly remove.
  • Add an image that is formatted as gifs, jpegs, jpgs or png
  • Save or update

If your story doesn’t contain any image, then you should do the following;

  1. Make sure you’re not editing your Wattpad story in multiple devices
  2. Use google docs to save your story, in case it gets deleted
  3. Toggle your wi-fi/data connection off and on again, or try connecting to another wi-fi network.
  4. Try logging out and back into your Wattpad account, making sure to completely close the app.
  5. Try uninstalling and reinstalling the app.

Furthermore, take a deep breathe. A lot of people experienced this same issue the last three days, and now they are not having the issue.

So it is a temporary issue! You’ll get back to your stories soon.

Please write in the comments if you are still having the issue. In future it will help other viewers to understand whether a problem is huge or not. Also it could help Wattpad developers to fix the issue.

See latest alert – Impact Recruitment Job Texts

By Judith Davidson

I am Judith Davidson, a Cyber Security Professional. I am the founder, Investigator and Author of I started working as a Cyber Fraud Researcher in 2019 when I saw lots of people falling victims to fraudulent websites pretending to sell disinfectants, masks and wipes during the Covid19 pandemic. Since then, I've saved millions of people from online scams.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *