Written by MyHow
Direct Message on InstagramInstagram is of the most popular social networking to share images with the friends and family members, colleagues and your followers. The main reason of popularity behind this great application is small image editing tool and effects and which no other app had at that time. With the new version of Instagram, you can now send direct messages to your followers and other people on the Instagram. That message can either be the text, or an image or short videos. You can capture the image using the camera of your mobile or can select an available photo from the photo library of your phone. The best part is that you can also add effects even on the images sent via direct message. Here’s the step by step guide to sending direct message on Instagram.
- A Smartphone with Instagram App installed, please make sure that you have updated the Instagram app to the latest version. On iPhone, Go to the app store to update the Instagram, Android users can update it via Google Play Store and Windows Phone should visit Windows Store to update the app.
- An active Instagram account, if you don’t have one, you can use the Facebook account to log in to Instagram.
How to Send Direct Message on Instagram?
Launch the Instagram Application on your Smartphone and Login with your username and password. As explained above, you can also login using your Facebook account. After entering details, press enter.
It will redirect you to the main screen of Instagram, where you will see posts from different persons that you are following. Tap on the little box icon in the top right corner.
If you want to send a text or photo to the recently used contacts, select them. Otherwise, Click on the “+” button in the top right corner.
It will ask you to take a photo or choose from existing library. In this method, we are selecting an existing photo, but you can also take one using the camera.
Select the Photo that you want to send and hit the Next button in the top right corner.
There are some tools to edit your photos; you can select one of the filters from the last line. However, if you want to send a collection of different images in one photo, tap on the square button. Moreover, you can also crop the image, change brightness and once you are done with the editing, Tap on the Next in the top right corner.
On the next screen, Tap on the Direct to send the image via message.
Write down the caption for the image, select the contact and hit the Send button at the end. Moreover, you can also select more than one contacts to send this photo as a group message.
- If you try to send a photo from the conversation, you will need to be able to edit it or apply any effect on it.
- Photos sent via Instagram doesn’t have the great quality because the social networking website changes the quality of the photos.