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Instagram is currently rolling out end-to-end encryption for direct message conversations on the photo- and video-sharing platform. This feature adds additional security to a user’s conversations. Users have the option to activate end-to-end encryption for each of their conversations individually.
Our guide will show you how to use end-to-end encryption in conversations in the Instagram mobile app.
Note: These screenshots were captured in the Instagram app on iOS.
Step 1: Open the existing Instagram conversation you want to manage and tap the conversation name at the top of the screen.
Step 2: Under the “More actions” section, tap “Use end-to-end encryption.”