Send Instagram Direct messages – Here’s how

With Instagram Direct you can send messages with pictures and videos to your friends, acquaintances and followers in the popular photo app. The trick: Similar to Snapchat can send you direct messages that disappear when they were viewed by the recipients. We show you how to use the function.


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The photo app Instagram has received numerous updates over the past few years and most recently served quite unabashedly in the competition of Snapchat. This includes the Instagram Direct feature that you can send messages that disappear after a single viewing &# 8211; So just like Snapchat.

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With Instagram Direct you can send messages and share pictures that you found on Instagram a few simple steps to individuals or groups. Also, you can send pictures that disappear after they are even looked at.

To send Instagram direct message do you do the following:

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  1. Taps on the home page of the paper airplane top right or wipes once to the right.
  2. Typed then in the next window Send Message.
  3. then give one to whom you want to send the message &# 8211; you may be able to send to individuals or groups.
  4. will tap Next.
  5. In the next window you give a message
  6. If you want to send a self-extinguishing picture or video, you need to tap the blue camera icon, and then take a picture.

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With the camera icon sent her self-erasing messages.

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You can also share pictures that you find with other Instagram users. Click to as described above in an image on the paper plane icon on the left under the image and then verfahrt.

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You can also share pictures of other users by Instgram Direct.

Until recently, there were separate tab for normal Direct messages and even deleted messages in the Instagram app. Meanwhile Instagram but has abolished the separation &# 8211; You can find all the Direct messages in the same window.

Today, weâ ???? re launching the new Direct to make it fast and easy to turn any conversation into a visual conversation with photos and videos. Texts and reshares will now appear in the same thread with disappearing photos and videos so you can seamlessly go back and forth with your friends. Send a photo or video disappearing to let your friends know what youâ ???? re up to, a funny selfie to capture the mood or share whatâ ???? s happening around you. Simply swipe left into Direct and tap the new blue camera icon at the bottom to take a photo or video disappearing, or tap the blue camera icon in an existing thread. As always, swiping right from feed will take you directly to the camera. Tap the arrow to send it to individual friends or groups of friends. When you finish disappearing new messages, theyâ ???? ll be highlighted blue in your inbox. Tap to view them and you can replay them once. The transmitter will be Notified if you replay or screenshot the message. Text, uploads and reshares quietly work the same way. Since our last update in November 2016, the number of people using Direct has grown from 300 million to 375 million. We want to make Direct the best place to have fun, visual conversations with your friends. Stay tuned for more. To learn more about the new Direct, check out

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What about at &# 8211; have you ever sent an Instagram Direct messages that have been deleted after yourself? Or do you use Instagram rather take the photo and does not need the message function really. Leave us your thoughts in the comments!

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