Since Message Requests don’t trigger notifications, they may go unnoticed for quite some time. But since you probably want to know who’s sliding into your DMS, here’s how to get acquainted with your inboxes so that you don’t miss the messages you do want to see, and can easily delete the messages you don’t.
Can someone DM me if im private Instagram?
Yes, you can send a message to anyone when you use Instagram Direct. … If you send a message to someone who doesn’t follow you, it’ll appear as a request in their inbox. If you send a message to someone who doesn’t follow you but has added you to their close friends, your message will go directly to their inbox.
Can you read DMs on Instagram without them knowing?
ANYONE can read Instagram messages without the sender knowing – thanks to a genius trick. Normally someone who sends a DM can see when you’ve read it. … However, you can use Instagram’s new Restrict feature to read a pal’s DMs without triggering the ‘Seen’ icon.
Who can see my direct messages on Instagram?
When you send a post from feed using Instagram Direct, it’ll only be visible to people who can already see it. For example, if you send a post from a private account as a message, only people who follow that account will be able to see it.
Why are my Instagram DMS not working?
Sometimes, when you cannot view your messages because your Instagram DM does not work, the reason is new updates. You can wait some days, and you might see that Instagram fixes the problem. … Now, try another device to log into your account or web-based Instagram (a.k.a. webstagram).
Why am I not getting my notifications?
Cause of Notifications Not Showing up on Android
Do Not Disturb or Airplane Mode is turned on. Either system or app notifications are disabled. Power or data settings are preventing apps from retrieving notification alerts. Outdated apps or OS software can cause apps to freeze or crash and not deliver notifications.
Why does Instagram say I have a message?
The messages are from people who you don’t follow on Instagram, and are logged as “message requests”. For some reason, the app doesn’t send you a notification when you get one – and they don’t appear in your default inbox. Instead, they crop up in a special “message requests” folder.