Instagram allows you to mark inbox direct messages received from followers. The feature, available only in the iPhone application (iOS), is ideal for people who receive many messages through the application and who want to highlight the most important ones. With the procedure, conversations with family, professional contacts or close friends are highlighted by a star to differentiate themselves on Instagram Direct.
To learn how to star messages in your direct Instagram messages inbox, follow our tutorial.
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How to view Instagram Direct messages from your PC
Step 1. Open Instagram and tap the arrow icon at the top right of the screen to view messages. Then tap and drag a message to the left corner of the screen;
To see options for a direct message on Instagram Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 2. Tap on the option "Mark with star" and check the different icon that appears next to the person's name;
When to star a message on Instagram Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 3. The marked messages appear with a star next to the user's name. They do not appear at the top of the chat list. They are only highlighted, which offers more evidence for the conversation between the others.
Messages tagged in the Instagram Direct inbox Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Take the opportunity to mark your most important direct messages and leave no one unanswered on Instagram.