With Instagram Direct, you can send messages, photos and videos to one or more people. Messages won?t appear in Feed, search or your profile.
To send a message using Instagram Direct:
- Tap in the top-right corner or swipe left from anywhere in Feed.
- Tap in the top-right corner.
- Select people you’d like to send a message to, then tap Next.
- Type a message. You can also tap to take and send a disappearing photo or video, or to select a photo or video from your library.
- Tap or Send.
To message someone you follow, you can also go to their profile and tap Message.
Note: Links you send using Instagram Direct will appear in the conversation with a preview image. When you send an address or phone number, you can tap it from within the conversation to open your phone?s maps app or make a call