You have recently started using Instagram and, slowly, you are deepening all the its main features; however, it is not yet 100% clear to you. For example, you would like to know more about the possibility of sending reply messages to those who write to you in private messages (the so-called Direct) and in comments on the content you post.
How do you say? That’s exactly how things are and, therefore, you wonder how to reply to messages on Instagram ? Then don’t worry: I’m here to help you. In the next chapters of this guide, in fact, I will provide you with all the information on how to proceed and succeed in this intent, acting from all the platforms on which Instagram is available, therefore Android devices, iPhones and computers.
If, therefore, you are looking forward to learning more and you are impatient to get to work, I suggest you take just a few minutes of free time and put into practice the indications you find below. At this point, I just have to wish you a good reading and a lot of fun!
How to reply to messages on Instagram
If you wonder how to reply to messages on Instagram , you need to know that doing this is very simple. Furthermore, as already mentioned, it can be carried out from any device: from Android devices (it is also available on alternative stores, for terminals without Google services), from iPhone, but also from PC , via the site official of the social network or using its application for Windows 10. Read on to learn more about how to proceed.
Android / iOS
To reply to private messages on Instagram via the smartphone social network application, all you need to do is log into your account, if still you have not done so, in order to display the main screen of the social network (also accessible through the house icon).
Once this is done, presses on the airplane icon , located in the upper right corner – to access the Direct section – and, in the menu that is shown to you, locate the conversation with the user who sent you the message and tap it to view it.
At this point, you can reply by writing a message, typing it in the text field write a message , or with a voice message, holding down the microphone icon . Using the camera icon, on the other hand, you can take a photo or record a video, to be sent as a reply, while pressing the Gallery icon you can send a photo or a video in the default Gallery of your device. Finally, to send GIFs , you can press the square face icon.
In case you were wondering how to reply to messages on Instagram as on WhatsApp , mentioning the latter in the reply, I am sorry to inform you that this is not currently possible. Instagram, despite being owned by Facebook as the famous instant messaging app, unfortunately does not yet allow you to take advantage of a similar function.
If you want to reply to messages on Instagram from PC, you can use the official website of the social network or its application for Windows 10.
In both cases, you must first have already logged into your account, then you have to press on the airplane icon located at the top. In this way, you will be shown the section relating to direct messages: then locate the conversation you wish to reply to and click on it, to see the messages exchanged with the user in question.
At this point, to reply, you can write a text message in the text field write a message , or you can send photos and videos by clicking on the icon of the Gallery . To add emojis to the text, instead, use the smiley face icon.
How to reply to comments on Instagram
What you want to do is reply to comments on Instagram ? In that case, don’t worry: follow the directions I’m about to give you in the following lines.
Android / iOS
Replying to comments on Instagram through the social network app is really child’s play. In fact, if you are already logged in to your account, all you have to do is locate the post you published, or search for a user’s post.
Then, tap on the comic icon, next to the post, in order to see all the comments present for the content. Now, locate the one you want to reply to and click on the Reply item.
Then type the reply message and possibly add emojis. Finally, to post your comment, click on the publish button.
In case you wonder how to reply to comments on Instagram with a photo , I’m sorry to inform you that this is not possible as Instagram only allows you to reply to comments in text form.
Replying to messages on Instagram from PC is just as simple and immediate. To do this, in fact, all you have to do, after logging into your account from a site or application for Windows 10, is to locate the post you published or search for the one shared by a user.
Then click on it to see all comments: find the one you are interested in and click on the Reply button. Then type the response text and add emojis if necessary, by pressing the smiley face icon. Finally, to send the reply message, click on the publish button. Easy, right?
Salvatore Aranzulla is the most widely read blogger and IT popularizer in Italy. He is known for discovering vulnerabilities in Google and
Microsoft. He collaborates with computer magazines and edited the technological column of the newspaper Il Messaggero. He is the founder of Aranzulla.it, one of the
thirty most visited sites in Italy, in which he responds with simplicity to thousands of computer-related doubts. He has published for Mondadori and