How To Create A New Group Chat On Instagram 2022 [Quick Tips]

Do you want to create a new group chat on Instagram? Creating a group on Instagram has easy steps you need to follow. But you won’t be able to make a new group on Instagram in the old way, there are new steps to do so.

To create a group chat on Instagram: Open the Instagram application, tap on the messenger icon, go to the Edit icon beside the video call icon, choose users from the list, tap in the circle to select, tap on the Chat link button, and done.

So these are the steps to start a group chat with your friends and family members on Instagram. But steps might vary according to the device, so if you are using Android, iOS, PC, Laptop or Mac then read the full article mentioned below to make a group chat on Instagram.

How to Create An Instagram Group 2022

In 2022, Instagram has changed some settings and settings icons in the Instagram application. So, you will see a few different steps to make a group chat on Instagram and steps will vary according to your device( Android, iOS, Laptop, PC, and Mac).

Below is the step-by-step process to create a group on Instagram using the application and web version.

How to create a group on Instagram Android

If you are Android and using the Instagram application on your Andriod device then follow the process mentioned below to create a group.

Open the Instagram app

First of all, open the Instagram application on your Android device.

If asked, log in to your Instagram account.

Go to the Messenger icon

Once you are logged into your Instagram account, go to the Messenger icon from the top right corner.

Tap on the Edit Icon

Now, you will see the chat section.

Tap on the Edit icon from the top right corner beside the video call icon.

Choose IG username

Under the Edit section, you will see all the followers and following of your Instagram account.

Now, choose the users you want to create a group with.

Tap on the Circle Radio button

To select users to create a group on Instagram, tap on the circle radio button of the IG username.

Similarly, select multiple people to add to the group.

Tap on the Chat link

Once you have selected users to start a group with, tap on the Chat link from the top right corner.

This will create a group with users you have selected.

Send Message on create group

Once you have selected users and created a group, send a message on the create group to successfully start a group conversation with your friends.

Done

Done. After sending the message in the group, your group chat will be activated and the group has been created successfully.

So, these are the steps to start a group on Instagram using Android.

How to create a group chat on Instagram iPhone

If you are an iPhone user then follow the steps stated below to create a group chat on Instagram.

Open the Instagram application on your iPhone

Open the Instagram application on your iPhone device. To open the Instagram application tap on the Instagram logo.

If asked login into your account or switch the account if you have multiple accounts on Instagram.

Log in with the account from which you want to form a group.

Tap on the Messenger icon

Once you have logged in to your Instagram account, from the top right corner tap on the Messenger icon.

Go to the Edit Icon

Once you go to the messenger icon, you will see chats (Chat section) with your friends.

Now, tap on the Edit icon which is right to the video call icon.

Tap on the Circle Radio button

When you go to the edit section, you will see all your Instagram friends.

Now, tap on the radio button to select the friends to create a group conversation on your Instagram account.

Similarly, you can tap on the circle radio button to select multiple friends to create a group with them.

Tap on the Chat link

Now, tap on the blue Chat link from the top right corner to start a group with your friends.

Send Message on create group

If you just start a group then it will disappear from your chat list.

To activate group chat, you have to send a message on the started group with your friends.

Done

Once you start a group and send a message on the group chat, your group will be activated and done.

So, these are the steps to start a group on Instagram using iPhone.

How to Make a group on Instagram on PC

If you are using Instagram on PC, laptop, or Mac then to create a new group, follow the procedure stated below.

Open any web-browser

Open any web browser on your PC, Laptop or Mac.

You can use Chrome in Windows and Safari on Mac devices to fast browser.

Go to Instagram.com

Click on the URL section and type Instagram.com

And you will see an Instagram login page.

Log in to your Instagram account

Now, click on the login button and enter your username and password.

And click on the login button.

Click on the Messenger icon from the PC

Once you log in to your Instagram account on the web browser, you will see your Instagram profile.

Now, tap on the messenger icon from the top right navigation bar.

Click on the Edit Icon

Once you click on the Messenger icon, you will see the chat section.

Now, tap on the Edit icon just right to your username drop-down menu.

Search or choose users from suggested

Once you click on the edit icon, you will see all Instagram friends randomly on the chat list.

Now, click on the search text box and search user or choose users from suggested.

Click on the Radio Button

To select people to create a group or add them to the group, click on the radio button just right to their username.

Similarly, you can select multiple people to create a group with.

Click on the Next button

Once you choose multiple users, tap on the Next button to start a group using the Instagram web app(PC, Laptop, Mac)

Send a message on the Group

You need to send a message to the group to activate the group conversation on Instagram.

So, send the message to the group to activate it, otherwise, your group will disappear if you go back without sending a text on the group conversation.

Done

Done. When you send a message to the group, your group has been started and ready to have a group conversation with your friends.

How to create a group chat in Instagram Direct Message

To create a group chat in Instagram Direct Message, you can follow the easy steps stated below.

  1. Open the Instagram application on your device.
  2. If asked, log in to your account.
  3. Now, go to the Direct Message section.
  4. After that, tap on the Edit icon from the top right corner.
  5. Now, tap on the radio button to select followers.
  6. Once you select multiple users, tap on the blue Chat.
  7. Now, your group is ready to use.
  8. Just send a message in the group to make charitable group.
  9. Done.

Now, your friends can check the message you sent to the group and they will be able to chat, share voice messages, videos and GIFs, and Stickers with the group.

How to Make a Group Chat on Instagram Story

To make a group chat on an Instagram story using Android and iPhone, follow the steps stated below.

  1. Open the Instagram app.
  2. Tap airplane icon or direct message icon.
  3. Now, tap on the edit icon in the top right.
  4. After that, select 2 or more two users from the friend list.
  5. Now, type a message or tap gallery to select photo and video or tap on the camera button to capture a new photo or video.
  6. After that select view once, allow replay, or keep in chat.
  7. And tap on the send button.

So these are the steps to create an Instagram group story.

How to Add New People to a Group Conversation 2022

You can add users while creating a group and you can also add new people to a group conversation once you create it.

To add new users to your Instagram group using Andriod and iOS devices, you can follow the steps stated below.

  1. Open Instagram and log in to your Instagram account.
  2. Tap on the airplane or Messenger icon.
  3. Now, choose the group name where you want to add new people.
  4. After that, tap on the group name from the top.
  5. Now, choose to add people just next to Members.
  6. After that, you can search username or select users from suggested.
  7. Tap on the done on Andriod and tap Next on iPhone.
  8. Finally, tap Ok on Andriod and tap Add on iPhone.
  9. Done

There you go, you have successfully added a new user to the existing group. Similarly, you can add anyone(Friends or Followers) to the group.

How To Name or Rename Instagram Direct Group?

To rename the Instagram direct group, you can go to the steps mentioned below.

  1. Open the Instagram app on your Android or iOS device.
  2. Tap on the airplane or Messenger icon.
  3. Choose the group name where you want to add new people.
  4. Now, tap on the group name from the top.
  5. After that tap on the Edit.
  6. Now, enter the new name for the group conversation.
  7. Finally, tap on the Done.

There you go, this is how you can change any group name on Instagram.

Where can I find my group on Instagram?

To find all the groups you are on Instagram

  • Open the Instagram application.
  • Tap on the airplane icon or Messenger icon from the top right corner.
  • Now, you will see the chat list with your friends.
  • Under the chat list, you will be able to find the groups name you are in.
  • Tap on the group name to open the chat.

This is how you can find all the groups on Instagram.

Frequently Asked Question – FAQs

Can we remove someone from the Instagram group chat?

Yes, if you are an admin of the group then you can remove someone from the Instagram group chat.

Otherwise, you can ignore them to avoid messages from the user in the group chat.

How many users can I add to the Instagram group?

You can add unlimited friends on the Instagram group chat.

Is the group page and group chat the same on Instagram?

Yes, group page and group chat are the same on Instagram but in Facebook Group page and group chats are different.

Final Word

If you don’t know how to create a new group on Instagram, to add new people to the Instagram group, to change the name of the Instagram group then you can read the full article stated above according to the headings. You will be able to create a group with your friends, teams, fans, and followers on Instagram using your device.

If you have any questions regarding this article then feel free to comment us in the comment section below.

For more helpful guidance on Instagram, you can go to the Instagram Guide from our official website.

Thank you for reading this article.

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