How to Tell if Your Instagram DM Was Opened

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Instagram is a social media app that allows users to share photos and videos with their followers. Users can post pictures and videos of their day-to-day lives, as well as photos and videos from events or trips. Instagram also has a feature called “Stories” which allows users to share photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours.

Instagram DM is a feature that allows users to send direct messages to other users. Direct messages can be sent to individuals or groups, and can include text, photos, videos, and links. Instagram DM is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family, as well as connect with other users who share your interests.

What Does It Mean When An Instagram DM Says Opened?

When an Instagram DM says “opened,” it means that the recipient has opened and read the message. This can be helpful to know if you’re waiting for a response from someone or if you’re trying to gauge their reaction to something.

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How Can You Tell If Someone Opened Your DM On Instagram?

There is no surefire way to know if someone has opened your DM on Instagram, but there are a few things you can look for to help you make an educated guess. If you sent a message and then immediately go to the “Messages” tab on your profile, you will see a small blue circle next to the message. This indicates that the message has been read. If the blue circle isn’t there, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the other person didn’t read your message – they may have just ignored it or not seen it yet.

Another thing to consider is how long it takes for the other person to respond. If they take a long time to get back to you, there’s a good chance they didn’t see your message or didn’t bother reading it.

How Do You Open A DM On Instagram Without It Saying Read?

To open a DM on Instagram without it saying read, you can restrict the account. This will allow you to view their messages without them knowing that you have seen them. To do this, head to the person’s profile whose direct messages you want to read and click the three-dot menu at the top right corner. From the available options, select Restrict. Click on Restrict Account to confirm.

Can You Tell If Someone Opened Your Instagram Picture?

Yes, you can tell if someone opened your Instagram picture. If you tap on the three dots in the top right corner of a photo, one of the options will be “view insights.” If someone has viewed the photo, it will say “seen by” and list the number of people who have seen it.

Why Does It Say Opened But Not Seen?

When you send a Snap, the app sends a notification to the recipient that they have a new message. Once the recipient opens the app, the notification goes away. However, because there’s no way of telling when the recipient actually opened the message, Snapchat just marks it as “opened.”

Can You Tell If Someone Looks At Your Instagram Video?

No, you can’t tell if someone specifically looks at your Instagram video. However, you can see the number of views and users who’ve liked the post.

How Can I Read Messages Without Being Seen?

There are a few ways to read Facebook messages without being seen. One way is to open them offline. Just disable your mobile data and Wifi (or toggle Airplane mode) and then open Messenger chat to read the message. However, as soon as you connect to the internet, the message will be marked as read.

Another way is to use a browser extension like Facebook Unseen. This extension allows you to read messages without them being marked as read. However, it only works for the desktop version of Facebook, not the mobile app.

A third way is to use an app like Unseen for Facebook. This app also allows you to read messages without them being marked as read. However, it only works for the mobile app, not the desktop version.

How Do You Unread A Message On Instagram?

To unread a message on Instagram, you can either long-press on the message to select it and then press the “Mark as Unread” button that appears, or tap and hold on the conversations header at the top of your inbox to reveal a “Mark as Unread” option.


Instagram Direct Messages (DM) are a great way to communicate with your followers and customers in a more private setting. However, there is no surefire way to know if the other person has actually read your message. In this article, we have outlined a few ways that you can try to determine whether or not the other person has opened your DM. We also looked at why it may just say “opened” and not “seen.”

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.