How can I send a voice message to someone on Instagram?

You can send voice messages using Instagram Direct.

To send a voice message from a message thread:

  1. Tap and hold and begin recording your message.
  2. Release your finger when you're done recording. Note: Once you release your finger, the message will send automatically.
  3. To cancel your current message, continue holding down and move your finger to .

To send a hands-free message from a message thread:

  1. Tap and hold and swipe up to . Release your finger while continuing to record.
  2. Tap to send your message or cancel by tapping .

Note: If you record more than one message in a row, the messages will be played back-to-back for the recipient.

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