video call on Instagram
How to configure video calling on Instagram?
You can not use the feature of Instagram video calling via the web, and as a result you need a special application for this social network, which has been released for Android and iOS devices.
1. In the first step, install the Instagram app on your Android or iOS phone and run it.
2. After logging in, touch the paper airplane icon, which looks like a paper airplane in the upper right corner of the screen. Icon that allows access to direct messages.
3. Now open the conversation page. On the page above, you must select one of the contacts you want to make a video call with.
4. In the chat screen, touch the video camera icon in the upper corner of the screen.
By selecting the contact, a notification is sent to him or her or to the people in the group chat, allowing them to be in the video call . Whenever you decide to end a video call , just touch the red icon on the phone.
Create a whole new conversation and make a video call on Instagram
You can start a video call with different people in a whole new way. To do this, follow these steps:
1. Touch the paper airplane icon.
2. Touch the video camera icon.
3. Select the contacts you want to make a video call by touching the circle in front of their name.
A message is sent to them, which starts after the caller confirms the video call . Instagram also gives you the message you started a video chat with (Users) announcing that video chat has started.
How to minimize video calling to access multitasking feature?
If you want to do other things during the time you make the video call , you should place the video chat in the form of small windows in the corner of the screen. To shrink the video call , when the chat screen is full screen, touch the two squares icon in the upper left corner of the screen.
This minimizes the chat window and allows you to move it easily. To do this, you need to touch the window and hold it slightly and place it in the place you like.
These are just some of the goal setting shareware that you can use to create a video call on Instagram. Now let’s move on to more details.
More practical and advanced options for Instagram video calling
Here are some interesting application options for Instagram video calling that make it look like Skype. To get started, let’s start with the audio only switch. When the above switch is activated, the video call temporarily becomes the voice chat only status. In some cases, this feature is really useful.
There is also a button to turn the microphone on or off.
What happens if the recipient does not receive your video call?
If you try to make a video call to a contact who is not online, as shown in the figure below, Instagram will notify you with a non-response message. In such cases, you do not have to wait for the other party to respond.
Solve the problem of notifications
One of the problems that users face when using Instagram video calling goes back to notifications. Sometimes the join message to the video call is not displayed properly and as a result the recipient is not notified of this issue to start the video call . There is a simple solution to this problem. To solve this problem, you should refer to the settings of Instagram notifications. Touch the profile icon in the lower right corner.
Now touch the icon shown in the form of three horizontal lines at the top of the screen.
Now touch Settings to display the settings page
In the screen that appears, touch the direct messages option from the Push Notification Section.
Select From Everyone in the Video Chats Section to activate the status of displaying notifications to people.
You can now be sure that you will see the notification whenever someone invites you to a video call .
It should be noted that anyone who has contacted you directly via Instagram DM or Instagram can invite you to a video call. If you do not wish to accept such an invitation, you must choose to block or mute direct messages from the user. The first option is a bit far-fetched and we do not recommend doing so, because communicating with someone who is blocked is not an easy task.