Send Direct Message On Instagram
To send your first DM on Instagram, take a picture as you generally would. You could use all the same filters to "DM photos" as you could with all various other Instagram posts. When you're ready to send it directly to someone (or a team of individuals)-- tap NEXT as usual.
From the Share to menu in the direction of the top of the screen, faucet DIRECT (see # 1 in screenshot below). Currently tap inside the Write a caption ... window, and also type out your message (see # 2 in screenshot listed below).
When you're done composing your message, tap OK.
Currently scroll via your listing of Instagram contacts as well as tap the circle beside their name to ensure that an eco-friendly "check mark" shows up. KEEP IN MIND: you could pick greater than one recipient if you wish to share a message or image with a group of individuals.
When you prepare to send the image and message, faucet SEND TO (NAME).
When they open Instagram, they'll exist with a notification on the "mailbox" icon as shown in the screenshot below.
Upon touching that mail box, they'll see that a new message as been sent out from you.
When they touch the message, it exists to them in the style highlighted below.
From here they could reply to your message.
If/when they do, you will certainly have a notification symbol in your mail box.
The "blue bubble" (see screenshot) shows that the photo has been commented on (as well as how much time earlier).
When you touch the 'response' in your mail box, you'll be be able to see their response, and carry on the 'conversation' if you 'd like.