How To Direct Message Someone On Instagram
To send your initial DM on Instagram, take an image as you usually would. You can use just the same filters to "DM photos" as you can with all other Instagram messages. When you're ready to send it directly to a person (or a group of people)-- tap NEXT as usual.
From the Share to menu towards the top of the display, tap DIRECT (see # 1 in screenshot listed below). Now tap inside the Write a caption ... window, and also kind out your message (see # 2 in screenshot below).
When you're done composing your message, tap OK.
Currently scroll via your listing of Instagram get in touches with and tap the circle alongside their name to make sure that a green "check mark" appears. KEEP IN MIND: you could select more than one recipient if you want to share a message or image with a group of individuals.
When you prepare to send out the photo and message, faucet SEND TO (NAME).
When they open Instagram, they'll exist with a notification on the "mailbox" icon as illustrated in the screenshot below.
After touching that mailbox, they'll see that a new message as been sent out from you.
When they tap the message, it exists to them in the format illustrated listed below.
From here they can react to your message.
If/when they do, you will have a notification symbol in your mail box.
The "blue bubble" (see screenshot) shows that the photo has actually been talked about (and how long earlier).
When you tap the 'response' in your mail box, you'll be be able to watch their response, as well as continue the 'conversation' if you would certainly such as.