How to Turn Off Vanish Mode on Instagram
One way to make your direct chats on Instagram more private and unplanned is to use the app’s Vanish Mode. Having said that, there may be times when you’d like to disable this feature for different reasons. Here on the blog, we’ll show you how to turn off Vanish Mode on Instagram so you can take charge of your messaging experience.
Step 1: Open the Instagram App
Begin by opening the Instagram app on your mobile device. Ensure you are logged in to the account where you want to manage Vanish Mode.
Step 2: Access Direct Messages
Navigate to the Direct Messages section by tapping on the paper airplane icon located at the top right corner of the Instagram home screen.
Step 3: Open a Chat with Vanish Mode
Select a chat where you have used Vanish Mode. Vanish Mode is activated by swiping up on your screen during a chat, causing messages to disappear once they are viewed.
Step 4: Turn Off Vanish Mode
To turn off Vanish Mode, swipe up again on the chat. You should see a message confirming that Vanish Mode is now off. This action prevents messages from disappearing automatically after being viewed.
Step 5: Check the Vanish Mode Status
Confirm that Vanish Mode is disabled by checking the chat’s status. You should see a banner at the top of the chat indicating that Vanish Mode is off.
- Notification Reminder: If you want to receive a notification when someone takes a screenshot in Vanish Mode, ensure your notification settings are configured accordingly.
- Understanding Vanish Mode: Familiarize yourself with how Vanish Mode works, ensuring you make informed decisions about when to use or disable it.
Even while Instagram’s Vanish Mode makes your discussions more fun and fleeting, you might still want a more conventional messaging experience sometimes. Here are the easy steps to disable Instagram’s Vanish Mode and restore control over your direct messages. This way, you can make sure that your discussions remain visible for as long as you like.