How to Make Video Calls on Instagram


Instagram has just rolled out video calls feature. So, you can have one to one video call or group video call with up to 4 people using direct message feature. The feature is now available globally on both Android and iOS app. You can update your Instagram app to get this feature instantly.

In this article, I will tell you steps to make video calls on Instagram.

How to Make Video Calls on Instagram

Steps to Make one on one video call

For making video calls on Instagram, you need to open the app and tap on direct message option at the top right side of the screen. Now select the conversation with the person whom you want to make video call. In conversation window, you will see an icon to make video call at top side of the screen. Tap on that icon and it will start ringing on the other side.

Instagram video call

When you are on video call, you will see an PIP icon at the top left side of the screen. tapping on it will minimize the video call. So, you can browse feed, send DM to other people or do anything on the app while being on video call.

Instagram video call

Steps to Make group video call

Unlike WhatsApp, you do not have any option to add a person on one to one call. For making a group video call, you need to first make a group conversation. It is also worth to note that you can only have group video call with up to 4 people. So open the DM screen and tap on + icon start a new conversation. Here, add up to 3 people and start a group conversation of 4 people including you.

Now tap on video call icon at the top right side of the screen. It will start a group video call. wait for all people to join the video call before they start appearing on your call.

Also see: How to make money on Instagram

FInal Words

Now you know how to make video calls on Instagram. The company has added lots of features recently and has become one of the favourite app of teenagers. The app has high engagement and people spend more time here than any other social media app. we have lots of other articles on Instagram. You should not miss those articles. If you have any confusion or anything to ask, you can always ask your questions in comments,


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Deepanker Verma is the founder of Techlomedia. He is a tech blogger, developer and gadget freak.

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