Start and manage video calls on Instagram
You can video call with up to 8 people using messaging on Instagram.
Start a video call
To begin a video call on Instagram:
  1. Click send or messenger in the top right.
  2. Click an existing conversation from the left side menu or start a new conversation.
  3. In your chat, click video chat in the top right.
  4. Click Start call.
The person or group you call will receive a notification that you're calling them.
Keep in mind that anyone you've accepted a message from, except for verified accounts, can video chat with you. To prevent someone from video calling with you, you can block them.
Manage a video call
While on a video call you can:
  • Enter full screen. Click expand in the top right to expand your call screen.
  • Update camera and audio settings. Click settings in the top right to make changes to your camera and audio settings.
  • End a video call. Click end call at the bottom to end your video call.
Learn how to use effects or watch content with someone in a video call.
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