Have you ever tried do video chat on Instagram? You might don’t know but similar to other video chat apps now you can do video call on Instagram.
Instagram has recently added new features – video chat that makes it one of the best video chat apps for android and iOS users.
Instagram has has millions of user world wide to keep that in mind company added this cool feature to it’s messaging tool. Using Instagram video chat you can video chat with one person or a group of people up to 4 person. You can only do video call on Instagram people who are already on your friend list.
Video call on Instagram only are available for those who are in your contact – you can’t call to the blocked contact. Using video calling feature on Instagram doesn’t require a phone number.
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How to Do Video Chat on Instagram?
Doing video chat on Instagram is pretty easy. You can video chat with up to 4 people using Direct Messaging.
To use video chat on Instagram:
- Tap in the top right of your Instagram Feed.
- Click on a username or group name to start the conversation. You can also start a new conversation by tapping in the top right and selecting people you want to video chat with.
- Tap to the top right and the person or group you are calling will get a notification that they are getting a video call invitation from your side.
Remember anyone you have you got a direct message from can video chat with you. To stop receiving video chat invitations from strangers you can block them or mute the conversation.
In order to start video chat swipe into your direct inbox and click on any message thread present there. You’ll see a camera icon in the right corner – simply tap on it. The person will get a video chat notification as you click on the camera icon. You can add up to 4 people in a group video chat on Instagram.
If there is already an active video chat then camera icon will turn blue. You can minimize the video chat in the middle on the conversation to browse on the Instagram and can send messages, post a story and more.
There is no limit of video chat on Instagram you can video call as much as time you want. Once you are done with video chat tap the red button and video call be disconnected.
How to Manage Video Chat Notifications on Instagram?
Instagram is one of the best video chat apps for android and iOS users. It let you control who you want to video chat with – if you are not interested in video chat with someone simply off the video notifications and you won’t get a video chat notification from that person.
You can learn here more about changing your push notification settings on Instagram.