How to use Instagram Video Call feature

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Instagram is one of the most popular social media platform out there with billions of downloads on Android and iOS platform, and with millions of active daily users. Facebook owned Instagram started as a photo sharing social media platform. But, in recent year of development we have seen a lot of features being added to the app.

In early days, Instagram adopted ‘Story’ feature from Snapchat. Recently, Instagram released Instagram Reels, which served the purpose of alternative to the Chinese app TikTok.

The feature that we are going to talk about is Video Call. Instagram other than sharing photos, allows users to send texts, images to other users. And the top of it, the Video Call feature serves as the complete package. Instagram users do not have to switch to another app to do a video call.

Here, we will be sharing details and guide with screenshot for how to use Instagram Video Call feature.


How to use Instagram Video Call feature –


  • STEP 1 –

First of all, open your Instagram app. And on the home screen, tap the ‘Direct’ icon at the top right corner.



  • STEP 2 –

After this, you need to select the Video Call icon. It can be seen on the top-right corner of the screen. Check out the screenshot below.



  • STEP 3 –

After this, you can easily select the user with who you wish to start a video call session. Also, Instagram supports multiple users with the video call feature. You can add two or more users to the list.

After adding all the users, tap on ‘Start’ to dial a video call.



  • STEP 4 –

Another way to do this is by selecting the particular chat with who you want to start a video call. After opening the chat, simply tap on the video call icon on the top right corner to start the video call.



And that is it. This is how to start a video call on Instagram. You can use features like switch camera, mute, which will be accessible from the video call screen.


That is all about the guide and steps for how to use Instagram Video Call feature. If you have any doubts and queries, you can ask us in the comments section below.