Saturday June 22, 2024

Instagram lets users turn Read Receipts off THIS way

Meta app is also allowing users to turn off Read Receipts just like WhatsApp, iMessage in simple way

By Web Desk
May 27, 2024
Instagrammers can now turn Read Receipts off. — Unsplash/File
Instagrammers can now turn Read Receipts off. — Unsplash/File

Instagram also notifies the message sender whether you have seen their text and vice versa, much like the read receipts on iMessage, WhatsApp, and other chat apps.

As a result, a "Seen" or "Read" tag notifies the sender that you have seen their message after you have seen it, according to IDB.

Upon reading a direct message (DM), you can feel under pressure to respond, and the recipient of the message might anticipate hearing from you shortly.

Therefore, if you want to avoid these circumstances and don't want to make it clear that you have seen a message, turning off read receipts is the best option.

Turn Read Receipts off on Instagram

On your phone, open Instagram on your iPhone and then go to the chats. Click on the conversation whose read receipt you want to turn off. Once you are in the chats, click their name from the top. Then go to privacy and safety, and click "Turn off Read Receipts".

A display of Instagrams new feature. — IDB/File
A display of Instagram's new feature. — IDB/File

Instagram has launched many features for its users. Broadcast channels, chat themes and collaborative posts are few among them.