How To Send A Voice Message On Instagram

If you are someone who has become tired of typing your same old messages on Instagram and want some change to this routine. Then we have some good news just for you. As Instagram has added a voice messaging feature to its direct messages! Which simply means that users can now send audio messages up to one-minute long in their private as well group chats! And also don’t worry this feature is rolled out for both Android as well as iOS devices.

But honestly, voice messages has been there for a long time now, no not on Instagram but on Facebook and WhatsApp. But as Instagram is now owned by Facebook, so it does make sense. Coming back to the voice message feature, we are sure you might have used it someway or the other on other social networking sites. Because voice messages are indeed great, just press on the mic record your audio and whossh.. your message will get sent. And if you get habitual to this, then honestly you will never type out another message again! Or will even call someone again! (Ok yes probably you will still call your mom and your best friend for that hours-long conversation). But to your other friends, this feature is sure quick and great

So, if you are someone who wants to hit their future bae with your stunning voice or want to share a whole commentary of a movie that you just watched with your group of friends. Then just follow the guide to know how to send a voice message on Instagram!

How To Send A Voice Message On Instagram:

  1. Launch and open your Instagram account.
  2. Next, tap on the blue arrow from the upper right corner or from your home page swipe to go to the direct messages window.
  3. Once you enter your direct message window, open the conversation to whom you want to send a voice message.
  4. Now, you will find a new mic option on your “Message” panel (bottom of your screen). So, just tap and hold the mic and begin recording your message. (If you don’t find a mic button then try to update your Instagram first).
  5. Once your message is recorded release your finger from the mic button. This will send your recording. But if you want to cancel your recording you can still do it, just don’t release your finger instead continue holding the mic and move your finger to the trash. So, when the color of the trash gets red it means the recording is deleted.

How to send a hands-free message on Instagram:

  1. Launch and open your Instagram account.
  2. Next, tap on the blue arrow from the upper right corner or from your home page swipe to go to the direct messages window.
  3. Now, go to a conversation whom you want to send a hands-free message. (Here’s where it gets a little tricky, but I am sure you will manage). Tap and hold the mic and then you will see an unlock button a little upwards. So, just swipe to the unlock button and now, you have locked your recording in the hands-free mode. That’s it now, simply record your audio without having to press on the screen. And if you want to delete your recording then just tap on the same trash button from the bottom left corner.

Note: If you have sent your voice message and then want to delete it, then just like any other message on Instagram long press on the voice message and you will get an “Unsend Message” option.

So, above were the steps through which one can easily send a voice message on Instagram. Now, if you want a quick recording then first method is perfect, but if your conversation is long and you don’t want to get tired by holding the mic on the screen, then the hands-free method is just for you. So, now even though the feature of the voice message is both on Facebook as well as WhatsApp, it is to see how Instagrammers welcome this new update and how it makes their chatting life even more comfortable and quick.

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