How To Turn On Notes On Instagram – Step by Step Guide

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How To Turn On Notes On Instagram

Instagram is the most popular social networking app around the world. With its new updates, users can now enjoy the new feature “Instagram notes.” These Instagram notes give users a personal space to share updates as short text posts with certain people who can see that note and reply to them using the Direct messaging feature on Instagram. 

Instagram notes are the brief text and emojis that appear on the top of your inbox. The character limit is sixty, through which you can convey or update your close friends and certain followers on Instagram. Many users were quick to this new feature but many are still confused about how to use Instagram notes. This article will guide you step by step on how to turn on notes on Instagram and manage them. 

  • Open Instagram app.
  • Tap on the DM section of your profile.
  • At the top of your chat list, tap on your profile picture
  • Select “Your Note” from the menu that appears at the top of the screen as you tap on your profile picture. 
  • Tap on the “Share what’s on your mind” option.
  • Enter a note that should be up to 60 characters.
  • Tap on “Share with” and choose the people from your followers you want to share your note with. You can only choose those followers you follow back and your close friends.
  • Tap on the “Share” option that appears on the top right of your screen. 
  • Now your message will be displayed at the top of your chat list for 24 Hrs. your note will be visible to only the people you selected to share it with. People who can see the note can send replies that will land directly in your inbox. 
  • If you want to add a new note, you can follow the same steps mentioned above. 


How can I see who viewed my Instagram Notes?

This is the key difference between Instagram stories and Notes. You can’t see who viewed your notes once you have shared it on your profile. 

Can I edit my Instagram Note?

Instagram Notes can be edited any time after posting. You can easily edit, update, or even delete your note. You need to tap on the note to open the editing options. 

Can everyone see my Instagram Notes?

Your Instagram Note will only be visible to those people you decided to share it with. You can choose to share your note with those followers you follow back and your close friends.

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