Instagram: Here’s How to Send a Voice Message in Direct

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Messages are sent immediately after the microphone button is released - Credit by Instagram

Instagram recently added the ability for users to send private voice messages to others through Instagram Direct. Our guide will show you how this feature works.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Instagram application on iOS.

Step 1: Tap on the paper airplane icon to go to your Direct inbox. Note: You can also swipe from right to left on your Instagram home feed to get to the Direct inbox.

Step 2: Tap the conversation you wish to send a voice message within.

Step 3: Tap and hold the microphone button at the bottom of the screen to record a voice message.

Step 4: When you’re done recording, lift your finger to immediately send the message, or swipe left to cancel and discard what you’ve already recorded.

Publish date: December 17, 2018 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT