In order to compete more directly with Snapchat, Instagram has added an interesting the feature disappearing photos and videos that can improve the usability of Instagram app. Disappearing photos can be sent to groups and individual friend. Your friends can view it once and never again, as such photos will disappear automatically from their inbox once they have viewed them. Plus, you can determine whether they replayed it or took a screenshot of those photos. You can even add text and draw over the photos before sending them. So, without further ado, we will walk you through the steps to send disappearing photos and videos in Instagram on your iPhone.
Before diving in, you first need to make sure that you have updated the Instagram app to the latest version.
Steps to send disappearing photos and videos in Instagram on iPhone
Step 1: Open the Instagram app on your iPhone.
Step 2: You need to swipe right on the screen to launch the camera, and then take a photo or video.
Step 3: Once you are finished, tap the arrow button at the bottom right corner of the screen.
Step 4: Now, choose your recipients. You can choose to send the photo individually or in a group.
Step 5: Lastly, tap Send at the bottom.
Steps to access/view disappearing photos
Step 1: Tap the airplane icon in the upper right corner of the screen.
Step 2: You are now presented with the disappearing photos and videos appearing at the top of your inbox.
Step 3: Tap the photos with blue rings to view what your friends sent you.
Step 4: If you are in a group, you can check out everyone’s responses and who has checked them already.
Step 5: Tap the faded profile picture of your friends to send a response.
That’s all there is to it. Run into trouble sending disappearing Photos and Videos in Instagram on iPhone? Give us a shout in the comments below and we’ll try to troubleshoot your issue!