Send Direct Messages on Instagram on iPhone 6

Edited by Kara, Colette Cole, Eng

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Steps

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    Let's go to Instagram
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    It's the little brown icon with a camera lens in the center.
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    Now we need to tap on this little house icon at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen
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    I am now in my Instagram timeline
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    Sending direct messages on Instagram is simple and yet it is very difficult to find
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    You will be going to your profile and trying to figure out where to send private messages from. I discovered it one day accidently. I'm pretty sure that I would not notice the little icon which is right here on the top right-hand corner of the screen.
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    You have to make sure you're on your timeline by tapping the home button which is the one with the house on it, as I mentioned
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    Then you have that little icon which looks like an opened envelope at the top. Just tap on it.
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    As you can see, I already have some messages
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    To create a new one, I have to tap on the "+" sign at the top right-hand corner of the screen
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    From there I can take a photo of myself, by pressing the camera icon in the center of the screen, or I can take a photo from my timeline as well
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    This photo I just took of my hand doing the peace sign is the one I am going to be sending right now in my direct message
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    I can also apply a filter to it if I desire
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    The next step is to press on "next"
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    Now I need to find a person who I am going to send this photo to
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    So I can either select a person from the list of people that are suggested by Instagram or I can type a person's name to bring it up
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    Now you can see it says to write a caption
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    Technically speaking, this is your message that you will be sending privately, without other people seeing it.
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    Tap the message box and type
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    After your message is written, tap on the little "OK" button at the top right-hand corner of the screen
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    When you're completely sure that this is all, you will tap on the "send to" button at the bottom of the screen
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    If you want to add more people, you tap on additional names from the list, or you can type the person's name the same way we did before
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    You then can then press the send button.
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    When the person that you just sent a direct message to replies to you, you can tap the reply and it will open
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    You will see the photo you used as well as the reply
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    That is where your dialog will be saved.
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    Let's take a look at another one
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    So as I scroll down here, you can see all of the messages that we've exchanged with that person
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    Here's another one
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    Go back to your timeline
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    When you have a new message appearing, you will see a little notification on top of that icon that looks like an open envelope at the top right corner of your screen
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    You've just watched me showing you how to send direct messages on Instagram while using your iPhone 6
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    If you have any additional questions, you're welcome to leave them in the section below
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    Thank you for watching VisiHow. Stay in touch! Goodbye!
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Recent edits by: Colette Cole, Kara

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