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Categories: Instagram Marketing

How to Send Private Messages on Instagram?


Sending Instagram DMs is a great way to engage with your audience and keep in touch with them to know their opinion about your products, see how to improve your services, and also give super amazing offers to your loyal customers. However, sending generic messages to all your followers and customers might be assumed as spam action. So, it’d be better to send more personal messages to people as PMs. But how to send private messages on Instagram, especially to a large group of people. 

In this article, I’m going to walk you through the best way to send Instagram PMs to individuals. Also, I show you how to send bulk messages to a group of people privately. So, stay tuned. 

How to PM on Instagram?

Sending private messages on Instagram is just like sending regular direct messages. All you have to do is to open your DM inbox, choose a recipient, and send them a message. But if you want to send PMs from a user’s profile or from a PC, keep on reading. 

Send a Private Message on Instagram From a User Profile

On Instagram, you can also send private messages from your intended user’s profile. For this, you just have to follow these steps: 

  1. Open the Instagram app and search for the user you want to send a message to from the search section.
  2. Now, on their profile, tap on the three dots icon on the top right corner of the screen.
  3. Then, just tap on “write” or “send a message”.

Here, you’ll be redirected to the Instagram DM inbox. So, simply write your message and tap on the arrow button to send a private message. By the way, note that in some cases, you will see a “Message” button on the user’s profile. In this case, by tapping on this button, you can simply write and send your messages. 

Send private messages on Instagram

Now, let’s see how to send private messages on Instagram from a PC. 

Send a PM on Instagram From a PC

Sending private messages on Instagram from a PC is similar to sending PMs from a mobile phone. Just open your direct inbox and start messaging, or if you want to send messages from a user’s profile, open their profile page and then click on the “Message” button. 

send Instagram private messages from a PC

That’s it. But as mentioned before, if you are a business account manager and want to PM multiple accounts, this would not be the best way possible. So, stick around to find a marvelous way to send bulk PMs on Instagram. 

How to Send Private Messages on Instagram to Multiple Accounts?

Unfortunately, using the official Instagram app, you cannot send bulk messages unless you create a DM group. But there are some third-party apps that help you send bulk messages to a huge group of people privately. 

One of these apps, which is also the best app you can find over the web is DMpro.

Using DMpro, you have 2 different options to send bulk messages: 

  1. Sending automated DMs to your current followers, new followers, followers of an influencer, etc.
  2. Or sending bulk PMs to all the people that you have previously had a conversation with.

Now, let’s see how each of these methods work: 

#1 Sending Bulk PMs to a Group of Followers

To send automated DMs to your followers, or even an influencer’s followers, you just have to follow these steps: 

  1. First, sign up for free on DMpro and add your Instagram accounts.
  2. Now, from the “Direct Messages” section, click on “DM”.
  3. Here, write your message, choose your target audience, and finally hit the “Start” button.

send bulk PMs on Instagram

Pro Tip: By using a generic sign like “@USERNAME”, you can simply customize your private messages. This way, you increase your chances of being seen and getting replies. So, give it a try.

#2 Send Private Messages to People Who You Have Contacted Previously

Sometimes you just want to send bulk PMs to your previous customers. This is especially a great way to share coupon codes with your loyal customers and offer them great discounts. But how to send private messages on Instagram to all these people simultaneously? 

Well, taking the following steps on DMpro, you can simply do it: 

  1. After signing up for free and adding your accounts, go to the bulk tab.
  2. Here, choose the last 50 to 400 users that you have chatted with before and then, click on “Write a Message”.
  3. Finally, type your message, customize it, and send a single message to all your chosen recipients privately, and with a single click.

send mass private messages on Instagram

Done! You have simply sent hundreds of private messages to your customers, with one click, and without exceeding Instagram’s daily DM limits

Final Thoughts

To wrap it up, sending customized private messages on Instagram can help you build trust, increase your sales, and get more engagement. By the way, sending balk PMs has always been a big deal for marketers and business managers. But there’s no need to worry! In this article, I talked about two great ways to send bulk private messages on Instagram. So, read the article carefully and feel free to leave us a comment if you have any questions.