Instagram Messages And Story Replies Full Setting | Instagram Show Activity Status | Message Control
To manage your Instagram messages and story replies, you can use the settings available in the Instagram app. Here’s how you can access and adjust these settings:
- Open the Instagram app: Launch the Instagram app on your mobile device and log in to your account if you haven’t already done so.
- Access your inbox: Tap on the paper airplane icon located at the top right corner of the app’s main screen. This will take you to your Instagram Direct inbox where you can view your messages and story replies.
- View and manage messages: In your inbox, you can see all your conversations and message threads. Tap on a conversation to open it and view the messages exchanged. You can reply to a message by typing in the text box at the bottom and tapping the send button.
- Adjust message notification settings: To manage your message notification settings, go back to the main screen of the Instagram app. Tap on the profile icon located at the bottom right corner, then tap on the three horizontal lines at the top right corner to access the menu. From the menu, select “Settings” and then tap on “Notifications.”
- Message Notifications: Here, you can toggle the switch next to “Messages” to enable or disable notifications for new direct messages.
- Story Notifications: You can also toggle the switch next to “Story” to enable or disable notifications for when someone replies to your Instagram story.
- Control who can message you: To control who can send you messages on Instagram, go to your profile and tap on the three horizontal lines at the top right corner to access the menu. Select “Settings” and then tap on “Privacy.”
- Messages: Under the “Connections” section, tap on “Messages.” Here, you can choose who can send you messages by selecting from options such as “Everyone,” “People You Follow,” or “Off.”
- Manage story replies: When you share a story on Instagram, you can receive replies from your followers. To manage your story replies, go to your story by tapping on your profile picture at the top left corner of the main screen. Then, tap on the “Your Story” text at the top.
- View replies: Swipe up on your story to view the replies you have received. You can tap on a reply to view it and respond if needed.
- Delete replies: To delete a reply, swipe left on the reply and tap on the trash can icon that appears.
These steps should help you manage your Instagram messages and story replies. Keep in mind that Instagram may update its app interface and settings over time, so the exact steps and options could vary slightly.