Instagram Direct appears on your PC with a quick trick in Google Chrome. The browser lets you send messages on the social network through your computer by enabling the Instagram mobile interface in the browser through the developer tool. From there you can view Direct on your PC, send messages and chat on the social network.
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Remember that Instagram has an official PC program that allows you to access Direct conversations on Windows 10. The tip shown in the following tutorial is useful for anyone who wants to use Instagram Direct on PCs with other systems without installing new software on their computer. .
Learn how to access Instagram Direct through Google Chrome on your computer Photo: Gabrielle Lancellotti / dnetc
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Step 1. Access Instagram Web in Google Chrome. Open the browser menu, go to the More Tools option and press the Developer Tools option. Pressing the F12 button or the keyboard Ctrl + Shift + I command will have the same effect;
Accessing the Google Chrome Developer Tool Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 2. Check the cellphone icon next to Elements in the developer tool menu. Note that Instagram assumes the same layout as the phone, but does not yet display the airplane icon that accesses the Directs;
Instagram Web takes over mobile layout in Google Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 3. At this time, refresh the page;
Update Instagram in Chrome for Direct Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 4. After the upgrade, tap the next airplane icon to open Directs;
Accessing Instagram Direct from Google Chrome on your computer Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 5. Open a conversation to chat with your friends;
Access all Instagram Direct messages from your computer Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 6. As with your phone, use the typing field to send messages and the picture icon to send photos from the computer in the conversation.
Can send messages and photos through Instagram Direct in Google Chrome to desktop Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Ready. Take advantage of the tip to send messages on Instagram from your computer.
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