Instagram isn’t just about photo feeds anymore! It’s become a hub for real-time connection thanks to its video call feature. Whether catching up with family or hanging with friends, here’s your guide to mastering Instagram video calls:
Initiating the Call:
- Launch the app: Open your trusty Instagram app and let the fun begin!
- Direct Message Destination: Tap the paper airplane icon in the top right corner to enter the Direct Message realm.
- Pick your pal: Choose the friend or group you want to video chat with.
- Two ways to ring: You can either tap the camera icon at the top right of the chat, or simply swipe right on the chat screen.
Call Management Magic:
- Face-to-face: Once connected, enjoy the beautiful sight of your friends’ smiling faces (or at least their stylish backdrops!).
- Camera Chameleon: Feeling shy? Switch between front and back cameras with a tap on the camera switch icon.
- Mic Mute Master: Need a quick audio break? Tap the microphone icon to mute yourself.
- Effect Extravaganza: Spice things up with fun filters and effects! Tap the smiley face icon and let your creativity shine.
- Farewell for Now: When it’s time to wrap up, tap the red phone icon to end the call.
Pro Tip: Share the call love! Tap the “+” icon and “Invite” to add more people to your video session.