This is a simple guide that teaches you how to send a direct message to a private account on Instagram.
You can send a direct message to public accounts or anyone that you follow on Instagram.
However, sending a direct message to a private account is a little bit more complicated. This is because the ‘message’ button is hidden from plain sight.
Nonetheless, let’s dive right into the guide.
How to Send a Direct Message to a Private Account on Instagram
How to send a direct message to a private account: Search for a private account > In their profile, navigate to the triple dots at the top-right corner of the screen > at the bottom of the menu, select ‘send message’.
Simply tap on the ‘triple dots’ icon on a private profile to send a direct message to them.
And that’s it, you’ve learnt how to send a direct message to a private account on Instagram. If you’re more of a visual learner, there is an image guide below.
Here is a step-by-step guide (with images) on how you can send a direct message to a private account on Instagram.
At the end of this guide, you should be able to know how to send a DM to private account.
1. Search for a private account that you want to message.
Firstly, search for a private account that you want to message on Instagram.
2. Then, tap on the thriple-dots icon on the top right-hand corner of your screen.
Next, tap on the triple-dots icon on the top right-hand corner of your screen.
3. Finally, select ‘send message’.
After you’ve tapped on the triple-dots icon, a navigation drawer will open.
Tap on, ‘Send Message’ to send a message to the private account.
Direct message restrictions
Here are some direct message restrictions you’ll have to be aware of before sending them out.
- Beware of Instagram restrictions!
- You will get action blocked if you send too many direct messages at one go.
- To avoid being action blocked, make sure to send direct-messages in intervals (5-10min).
Follow these tips to prevent being action blocked.
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