How To Direct Message Instagram
To send your initial DM on Instagram, take a picture as you normally would. You could apply all the same filters to "DM photos" as you can with all various other Instagram messages. When you're ready to send it directly to someone (or a team of individuals)-- tap NEXT as usual.
From the Share to food selection in the direction of the top of the screen, tap DIRECT (see # 1 in screenshot below). Currently faucet 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 checklist of Instagram contacts as well as tap the circle alongside their name so that an eco-friendly "check mark" appears. NOTE: you can choose greater than one recipient if you wish to share a message or picture with a team of people.
When you're ready to send the image and also message, tap SEND TO (NAME).
When they open up Instagram, they'll exist with an alert on the "mailbox" icon as illustrated in the screenshot below.
Upon touching that mail box, they'll see that a new message as been sent from you.
When they tap the message, it exists to them in the format showed below.
From here they could respond to your message.
If/when they do, you will have a notification symbol in your mailbox.
The "blue bubble" (see screenshot) highlights that the picture has actually been commented on (and how much time ago).
When you touch the 'response' in your mailbox, you'll be have the ability to watch their reaction, and also continue the 'conversation' if you 'd like.