How To Mute Instagram Direct Message Notifications

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Instagram has been a very popular photo sharing social networking application over the past few years. Earlier, Instagram introduced its Direct Messages, also termed as DM, whereby users could share a photo directly with their friends and furthermore send a message and have something to talk about as Direct Messages sent between the two Instagram users.

Recent enough, Instagram has come up with a new update with allows the users to share any picture off of their Instagram feed, as a Direct Message, to any one or a group of friends that the user desires. This new integration is quite simple to get your hands on. Once you open up your Instagram feed, scroll to any of the pictures and you may see an additional arrow head button next to the regular like and comment buttons. Tapping on that arrow head opens up a list of all your followings and you may choose to send your desired picture as a Direct Message to an individual or a group of friends.

This feature is already in use and the users are making the most of it. Although it may seem handy at certain points, there are times when a Direct Message is just a nuisance and one simply wishes to not be alerted every time a new DM has arrived. The question is how to mute Instagram Direct Message notifications? Fortunate enough, we have a simple step by step guide which will help you mute the notifications for any desired Direct Message.

This post will provide a step by step guide to mute Instagram direct message notifications for any desired direct message.

How To Mute Instagram Direct Message Notifications

  1. Open the Instagram application on your device.
  2. Tap the Direct Message icon at the top right of your screen. If the button is not visible, try scrolling to the top of your Instagram feed.
  3. Tap and open and Direct Message conversation.
  4. Once in, tap the ‘i’ button at the top right of the screen.
  5. Now, simply slide the ‘Mute Notifications’ bar to the right in order to mute that specific Direct Message conversation.

This simple 5 step guide is all there is if you wish to mute Instagram direct message notifications. Please feel free to leave any comments below and we will be sure to get back to you as soon as we can.

Faizan Shabbir

21 years old, soon to become a software engineer.

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