How To Call People On Instagram | Video And Voice Call Instagram Users

Instagram is a widely used and trending social media platform. And we all know that Instagram was initially started as a photo-sharing app. Later Instagram upgraded the features within the app to share photos, videos, and upload stories. And now, Instagram has gone far better; we can find exciting and cool features within the Instagram app. You can create a live video, share videos on IGTV, direct message friends, call people on Instagram, and many more.

Even people know about the features they get on Instagram, they don’t know how to activate or use it.  But once you are used to it, you will find it easy. So today in this article, we will guide you on how to call people on Instagram. We will guide you on steps to make a voice call, video call, and a group call on Instagram. So stay with us and read the full article.

How to Make a Video Call on Instagram 2022

If you want to make a video call with your new friends or with whom you have a direct message, then follow the step by step procedure mentioned below.

  1.  Open the Instagram application on your device.
  2. Log in to your account, if asked.
  3. After you log in to your account, you will see the Home page as default.
  4. Now, click on the Aeroplane icon from the top navigation bar. (To access direct messages with your friends.)
  5. Now, under the Messages, scroll down and find the username with whom you want to make a video call.
  6. Alternatively, click on the Search text box and enter the username to search for the user you want to video call. ( Fast way to find specific people and start a direct message with new friends.)
  7. After you open chat with them. Click on the Video camera Icon from the top navigation bar.

There you go, you have successfully made a video call to your friend, and now, it’s up to your friend either to answer or ignore your video call.

How to Video Call on Instagram Pc

Sorry to inform you that there is no inbuilt feature on the web version of Instagram to make a video call from PC, but you can direct message your friends from the web version of Instagram.

Still, if you download the app version on PC using  Bluestack or AndroidEmulator however, you will be able to make a video call with your friend.

So, download BlueStacks to your Pc, to make a video call with your friends using PC. After you download the BlueStacks on your PC, you can follow the steps mentioned above under “How to Make a Video Call on Instagram.”

How to Make a Voice Call on Instagram

Many people get confused about making a voice call on Instagram because Instagram doesn’t mention any specific feature or icon to make a voice call. But let me assure you that both the voice call and video call can be conducted from the same feature, “Video Camera Icon.”

So to make a voice call, you have to video call your friend and turn off your camera. And turn on the video to switch to a video call. If you don’t know how? Follow the step by step mentioned below.

  1.  Open the Instagram app on your device.
  2. If asked, log in to your account.
  3. After you log in to your account, you will see the Home page as default.
  4. Now, click on the Aeroplane icon from the top navigation bar. (To access direct messages with your friends.)
  5. After that, scroll down under the Messages section and find the username with whom you want to make a voice call.
  6. Alternatively, click on the Search text box and enter the username to search for the user you want to voice call. ( Fast way to find specific people and start a direct message with new friends.)
  7. After you open chat with them. Click on the Video camera Icon from the chat.
  8. Now, when you click on the video camera icon, it will start ringing your friend. Be quick and click on the video camera to turn off your camera.
  9. After you turn off your camera, it will turn to voice calls with the same interface. (You can click back on the video camera icon to switch voice call into a video call.)

How to Voice Call on Instagram Pc

Straight to the point, there is no inbuilt feature on the web version of Instagram to make a video call or voice call from the PC.

Still, if you download the app version on your PC using  Bluestack or Gameloop, you will be able to make a video call with your friend.

So, download Gameloop on your Pc, to make a voice call with your friends using PC. After you download the Gameloop on your PC, you can follow the steps mentioned above under “How to Make a Voice Call on Instagram.”

How to Make a Group Call on Instagram

Let me assure you that you can make a group call on Instagram, but before you want to make a call make sure that you have an existing group or have your own group.

If you are in a group and want to make a group call, follow the steps mentioned below.

  1. Open the Instagram application on your device.
  2. Go to the Direct Message (Aeroplane Icon).
  3. Now under CHATS, search for a group name and open the group.
  4. After that, click on the Video recorder icon from the top navigation.
  5. Now, wait for your friends to join. And you can turn off the camera to make a voice call.

There you go, you have successfully made a group call. You can turn on your camera to make a video call and turn off the camera if you want to make a voice call.

How to Make Full-Screen Video Call on Instagram

Instagram doesn’t provide such a feature to make a full-screen video call with your friends. When your friend accepts your call, the screen will split. So you cant a full-screen video call on Instagram.

But you can see your video full-screen until your friend join a video call, after they join your video call screen will be split.

How to Turn Off the Camera on a Video Call

If you don’t want to show your video to your friend while making a video call then you can turn off your camera. And if you know how to make a video call then, this process is very easy.

If you don’t know how to make a video call with your friends then scroll up and follow the steps mentioned above according to its title. So, if you are familiar with it then follow the steps mentioned below.

  1. Go to the Direct Messages.
  2. Choose a friend to make a video call.
  3. From the chatbox, click on the camera recorder icon to make a video call.
  4. Now, after you tap the camera recorder icon, you will see some options at the top of your screen.
  5. After that, click on the camera recorder from the top of your device screen.
  6. That’s it! after you click on the camera recorder, your video will be turned off. Your friend won’t be able to see your video.
  7. Again to turn on your camera click on the camera recorder icon back and you will see your video.

This is how you turn off and turn on your video while making a video call with someone.

Lastly, these are the steps for how you call people on Instagram. Now, you can make a video call, voice call, and even a group call with your friends and whenever you want.

In Conclusion

Here in this article, we have mentioned easy and straight forwards steps to make a video call and a voice call with your friends and also how to make a group video call on Instagram. You can follow the steps mentioned above and call people on Instagram to experience the video call and voice call on Instagram. Enjoy your call!

Besides, if you face any problems while following the steps mentioned above in this article, don’t forget to comment on your problem in our comment section below. You can also suggest to us, what should we add to this article to make it more clear.

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