Do you want to know? how to see if someone is active now on Instagram or just want to know his/her last online seen status; then you are at right place, just follow this tutorial to see when your friend was last on the Instagram app.
Like the WhatsApp, people also want to know the last seen status on Instagram of their boyfriend/girlfriend or friend. The question: how to see if someone is active on Instagram app online? Is now in the top searches on Google related to Instagram. Because the Instagram app is now not a just simple photo sharing app it is more than that, people can chat, share live videos, even you can direct message to someone using the Instamessage. So, like most of the social media platforms and apps like Facebook, and WhatsApp where the friends and followers can see who is currently active or online you can do the same on Instagram too.
In the recent Instagram updates, the company has brought a feature in its Instagram Direct (messaging area) which is Last activity. This feature is just like WhatsApp or Facebook Messanger, moreover, in addition to this, you can also see the exact amount of time when someone was last online on Instagram. By default for all accounts, the Last seen activity feature is turned ON but you can disable or turned it off manually; if you don’t want others to know about your online status on Instagram.
How to see when someone was last Online on Instagram Direct
Note: Please update your Instagram app first, before performing this tutorial.
- Open your Instagram App
- Swipe left on the Instagram news feed screen to access the Instagram Direct or Just tap on the paper plane icon given on the top right side.
- Now tap on plus icon given on the top right side of the screen.
- Select the Instagram user whose last seen or Active online status you want to know
- Send a message him/her
- Again get back to your Instagram Direct inbox.
- Now below someone’s username or the person whom you had a conversation, you will the last activity.
- In Instamessage, the Last activity of someone will show in the form of —Active Now, Active X minutes ago, Active x hours ago, Active yesterday, Seen, Typing…
Tutorial on Instagram last seen with Screenshots:
In the above screenshot, you can see in my own Instagram Direct Message Inbox, I can see the last activity of every person who I had a chat; below their profile. However, you won’t able to see the last online activity of a user if he/she has disabled it from the Instagram settings.
Also, just like the WhatsApp if you have hidden your last seen or activity on Instagram then you also not able to see others. Although, after updating this feature of last seen in the Insta app by Instagram, is like a privacy breach but still you have a full control to disable or enable it. Now it’s upon you what you to want…
I hope this small information would help you, somehow. If you have any questions or doubts let us know, the comment section is all yours!!