Tap the green send bar at bottom of your screen. Your message will appear at the top of your direct messages feed. Tap on the message to see if your friends have viewed it yet. If your friend's picture has a green check mark on it, they've seen your message.
Consequently, can I read Instagram messages without them knowing?
messages without seen. you can also hide the insta message seen option by turning on airplane mode on your iPhone or Android phone and then open the DM message you received. this will also help to read messages without them knowing easily.
One may also ask, how do I look at someones direct message on Instagram?
Instagram has no mechanism for checking someone else's DMs. As the name Direct Message may indicate, the whole system is designed to be private, direct, and person to person.
How do you know if someone rejects your DM on Instagram?
You have an option to allow or decline the message. They'll only know if you've seen their message if you click allow since “seen” will be under the chat bubble. If you decline, they won't get any notification that you declined nor saw the message.
How can you tell if someone opened your DM on Instagram?
Once you send a photo or video message, you'll be able to check when it was delivered and opened. Your disappearing message can only be replayed once and you'll be notified if someone takes a screenshot of it.