You have a photos or videos that you want to share with some of your contacts on Instagram, but don't want them to be displayed on your public profile? Well, this can be achieved with Instagram Direct
is a small feature integrated to the Instragram app and as the name already suggest it allows you to send photos and videos directly to contacts of your selection. The procedure is as follows:
Open the Instagram
app. Take a photo, record a video or simply choose a file from your Gallery
and then edit it.
Once you are in the Share To
menu, select the Direct
tab. Tap to add the contacts to the To
field, you choose user profiles from people your follow, from your followers or make a search by username:
Finally tap on the green tick button to share the post with the selected contacts.