How To Direct Message In Instagram
To send your very first DM on Instagram, take an image as you usually would. You can use all the same filters to "DM photos" as you could with all various other Instagram messages. When you prepare to send it directly to someone (or a group of individuals)-- tap NEXT customarily.
From the Share to food selection towards the top of the display, tap DIRECT (see # 1 in screenshot listed below). Currently faucet inside the Write a caption ... window, and also type out your message (see # 2 in screenshot below).
When you're done composing your message, faucet OK.
Now scroll through your list of Instagram contacts and also tap the circle alongside their name to ensure that a green "check mark" shows up. NOTE: you could pick more than one recipient if you want to share a message or image with a group of people.
When you're ready to send out the photo and also message, faucet SEND TO (NAME).
When they open Instagram, they'll exist with an alert on the "mailbox" icon as highlighted in the screenshot listed below.
After touching that mailbox, they'll see that a brand-new message as been sent from you.
When they touch the message, it's presented to them in the layout highlighted below.
From here they can reply to your message.
If/when they do, you will have a notification symbol in your mail box.
The "blue bubble" (see screenshot) illustrates that the picture has been talked about (and for how long back).
When you touch the 'response' in your mailbox, you'll be be able to view their response, and also continue the 'conversation' if you 'd like.