Instagram has become very popular among variety of people all around the world not only for sharing daily moments but also for the app’s ability to provide secure and convenient communication. Instagram direct message tool enable user to send private photo, video, voice and text messages through the platform with lots of interesting features and high accessibility. Many user go through Instagram by their personal mobile phones or tablets but it happens when you might need to use the platform on personal computers. You can go to your Instagram profile using your and you can also go through Instagram direct messages on computer or laptop.
How to use Instagram messages on computer windows 10?
However these days smartphones function almost the same as desktop computers but still using computers might have some advantages depends on our situation and reasons. For example assume you are busy with something on your computer and at the time you need to go through Instagram messages to check something our have a small chat or maybe you cannot access your smart phone for any reason and you need messages on your PC and lots of other force situation that might cause you to require access Instagram messages on computer. Keep in mind that you can use your web browser and Instagram website to use Instagram on your PC but you will not be able to find Direct Message on Instagram web.
Windows 10 offers an Instagram app that makes it possible to manage your profile, direct message, and take photos and videos using computer’s webcam and microphone. You can always install Instagram app on your windows in case you have windows 10 available on your computer. Here is a step by step instruction to use Instagram direct messages tool on computer using the app on windows.
- Install windows version of Instagram
Download the windows app version of Instagram from the Windows app store or any other websites on the internet and install it on your computer.
- Open Instagram on windows
Run and open the Instagram window program.
- Go to direct messages
Click the Direct Message icon and there you can send private messages.
- Click the arrow icon
In order to review or answer your existed messages, click on the arrow icon and enter the conversation section to view the messages.
Enable microphone access
In case you want to send Instagram voice messages you need to enable microphone access in your Instagram desktop app since the access is usually disabled automatically when you install the app. After allowing the app to access your PC’s microphone you need to activate it in your windows as well. In order to turn it on follow the steps below.
- On keyboard press windows key and I at the same time to enter the settings. Or you can enter windows setting by tapping on the gear icon at windows screen.
- Tap on privacy options.
- On the left side of screen tap on microphone.
- Scroll down to find Instagram and toggle the microphone permissions to turn it on.
Instagram messages on IG:dm tool
Using IG:dm you do not have to be windows user. This program can easily be installed on Windows, Mac and even Linux operating system on personal computers. There are lots of feature available in the latest version of IG:dm to increase users accessibility and comfort. Using IG:dm you are able to search for Instagram users and start new direct conversations, view older chat images and videos, view conversations from users who are not following you and as an interesting feature you are able to quote Instagram messages on computer, by the mean you are able to copy a message on direct with quote symbol. In order to use IG:dm tool to view and send Instagram direct messages on your personal computer follow the steps below.
- Install the latest version of IG:dm on Window, Mac or Linux.
- Open and run the program on your computer.
- Login to your Instagram account.
- Go to through your direct messages and enjoy big screen and full keyboard.
In the latest version user are able to set notifications or mute them and load earlier messages.
Instagram messages on BlueStacks
As you have probably heard about is BlueStacks is an emulator for PC that is supported on Windows and Mac both. In case you install BlueStacks on your personal computer you are able to install and use Android apps. So it means you can install Instagram too and view direct messages on your computer whenever you want. In order to do so follow the instruction below step by step.
- Download and install BlueStacks software on Windows or Mac.
- Follow the on screen instruction to finish the installation process.
- As soon as it is completed you get will see the welcome screen.
- On the appeared screen click on the Right Arrow button.
Complete the setup and fill the required information.
- Click on ‘Search’. At the search bar search for Instagram and choose to install it.
- Launch the app and enter your Instagram username and password to login to your account.
- To check your Instagram direct messages on personal computer, click on the arrow icon and enter the conversation section to view the messages.
Instagram messages on web
As you might know you are able to access your Instagram account on your personal computer through the Instagram website. You can simply open your browser and enter the website then fill in your login information and enter your account. You can use all the Instagram feature same as on your smartphone but Instagram direct messages. By this time you cannot send and receive or even access your Instagram direct message on your computer by using web version of Instagram online. So in case your need messages on your desktop you must use other methods that are mentioned above in this article.