How To Send Gift Message In Instagram Chat

Today in this step-by-step guide tutorial I will show you how to send gift message in Instagram chat.

Instagram has added a new feature in its latest update. Where you can share your message as a gift box with your recipient. That will make Instagram messaging more fun and unique.

If you want to send someone a birthday wish or a special message, you want to send the message uniquely.

And keeping that in mind, Instagram has launched this feature for its users.

Sending messages this way means recipients won't see your message until they tap on the gift box.

In this way, you can also send surprise messages to your friends or loved ones. Which is an amazing and attractive method.

How To Send Gift Message In Instagram Chat

Hope you want to know how to send this gift message on Instagram.

To use these features of Instagram, you must update the Instagram app to the latest version.

So without wasting time let's see how you can send gift messages in Instagram chat.

How to send gift message in Instagram

How To Send Gift Message In Instagram Chat
  • Open the Instagram app.
  • Tap on the message icon at the top right corner.
  • Now select the contacts to whom you want to send the gift message.
  • Now type your message.
  • After typing the message you will see a search icon on the left side, click on it.
  • Then some effects will appear in front of you. Tap on the gift box effect to send.
  • When your recipient tap on the gift box, they will see the message.


There are many questions related to this topic. Many people are facing some issues while using these features. So I added those questions with answers in this article for my readers.
Why is my Instagram gift message not showing up?

The main reason for not showing gift message features on Instagram is that your apps are not updated to the latest version. So please update it. To update Instagram apps on Android devices open Play Store > search Instagram > then tap on update.Follow the same steps for the iPhone. Open the app store and update the app.

How do you view a gift message that has been sent to you?

It's very easy. Just you have to tap on the gift box. Then it will open automatically and you can see the message.Once you leave the chat and open it again, you will see the gift box is closed again. That means every time you open the chat you have to tap on the gift box to see the message.

How can I delete a gift message on Instagram?

Mistakenly if you send a gift message to someone then you can also delete it. You can delete this gift message in the same way we usually delete normal messages on Instagram.Tap and hold on the gift message you want to delete and then select the unsend option.


Now it's time for testing. Hope you can easily send gift messages to your loved ones by following the above step-by-step tutorial.

So why the delay? Follow this tutorial while sending someone a gift message and enjoy Instagram messaging in a new way.

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