Would you like to stay in touch even when you are not online? All you need to do is enable notifications! How to do this? I have prepared for you an instruction that will easily help you turn on or turn off Instagram DM notifications and receive push notifications on your mobile device.

Instagram and the likes of it have only been raging like a storm because of the very need of humans to satisfy their egos, expressed in the mutual statement of “likes” and “comments” with compliments.

My lazy Instagrammers, do you want to promote your Instagram without wasting much time on it? Well, here’s the trick!

However, the coin has a downside – if at first the owner of the new account is happy with each guest of his page, sooner or later active users with a large number of followers already feel some discomfort from the very second notifications start coming about new actions of visitors. I’ve already written about the possibilities of direct, but the subject of notifications we did not touch. So let’s simplify your Insta life and learn what is Instagram Dm notification and how to use it correctly!

What are Instagram DM Notifications?

Let’s first determine what kind of notifications we are talking about. All notifications on Instagram can be divided into push notifications received directly from the app to your device, and email and SMS notifications.
What are push notifications? Every Instagram push notification is a notification about an event that happened on Instagram and is related to your account. It can be like a mark on your post, comment, direct message, new follower and so on.
Notifications by email and SMS represent the broad alerts, such as news service, various reminders, advice on tools Instagram and so on. As their name suggests, they come to the email and phone number provided during account registration.
The point is clear, let’s see how to turn on Instagram DM notification or turn them off, so you can only receive the notifications you need, depending on your needs.
On a side note – you can even use Insta Captain to have your Instagram handle use its Auto DM, auto like, and auto follow feature for better engagement.

Guide to Enabling Notifications on Instagram

More recently, the creators of the application “Instagram” introduced a new feature to make the user experience better. Connecting this function does not take much time, and it is enabled through the application itself.
Enable Push Notifcations
Enable Push Notifications


So, to enable notifications on Instagram you need:

  1. Log in to your page by entering username and password;
  2. Return to the home page of your profile by clicking on the icon in the corner of the screen on the right;
  3. By clicking on the points located vertically go to settings;
  4. Click on the line “Push notifications”, you will see functions;
  5. In the list below, decide whether you need notifications about likes and/or comments on Instagram by checking the box next to.
Ready! From now on, your phone will receive notifications about the actions taken in your publication, as well as responses to comments. You can turn off notifications by doing the opposite.
If you want to receive notifications on your phone about some Instagram handle, posts by it or live broadcast conducted by the author of the handle, follow the scheme:


  1. Find the interesting page;
  2. Click on the three dots that are located vertically in the upper right corner of the screen;
  3. After clicking on the column of points, you will see a list. Select the row labeled “enable notifications” at the bottom of the list that appears.

Instagram Notification Unraveled

This is how can get notifications about any of your friends or other users when they post something new. 

try these steps:
  1. go to the user profile;
  2. In the upper right corner, with the help of three balls, call the command
  3. pop-up window.
  4. we are interested in the last field — is to include notifications about publications;
  5. after touching the enable notifications on publications field, the command will be confirmed by a tool tip, in the same way, notifications can be disabled.
If you have some trouble with the working process of editing notifications, this problem may be related to the following issues:
  1. System crashes. To fix this issue, try simply restarting your mobile device and testing again.
  2. Error updating system. If you have not installed the update for a long time or interrupted the update, you need to re-perform this procedure.
  3. Problem with the app. Maybe a fault of Instagram. Try reinstalling it.

    Sound notifications on Instagram

    Did you know that you can adjust the notification sound if you use your phone’s settings:

    1. Find the phone settings;
    2. Find the category “sound”;
    3. Choose “sound settings in applications”;
    4. Adjust the notification setting in the applications;
    5. You have done this.