Instagram Call: What’s All the Hype About?

This is a very touchy topic on Instagram. The app has various features ranging from Stories Caption sticker to remix option to reels. These features offer a new buzz and excitement because of one thing – competition. Instagram is susceptible to competition and has to adapt to the technological games and features that YouTube and TikTok have to offer. Just like YouTube shorts, Instagram had to come up with Instagram highlights.

A prediction made by seasoned professionals in the market is that Instagram will have to come up with downloadable content. Meaning that its audio does not get lost. Although the prediction may sound lame, you can appreciate what we want to communicate here. Instagram will always have to come up with new features to stay important and relevant in the game.

That’s where the new features of Instagram Call come in. You need to experience the new calling sensation with your friends. The new features, options, and buttons of this peculiarity are as follows:

Mute button

If your call is interrupted, there is no need for you to end the call. You just press the strike-through microphone icon on the bottom left during the video call. That way, you will respond to your other phone call or your annoying sibling in the background. This tool can come in handy, especially when you need to move from one place to the background. You will save your friend from the shuffling of your feet and the noisy creaks of doors.

Also, this feature gives you the leeway of excusing yourself out of our conversation without making a scene.

Mini-exit button

Well, this is the fun on the Instagram video call. We have just coined the name because you can escape the video call without ending the call.  For example, if you want to show something exciting on your Instagram page, just click on the top-left icon and the video chat will move to the right side of the screen. You can then proceed to show what’s interesting on your Instagram page or share the good videos which are making you laugh all week.

Front or back camera icon

To be honest, we don’t think this is a new feature, but we need to discuss it. The front and back camera icon is found in the top right part of the video chat. The default mode is the front camera icon. This mode shows the actual person making a call. The back camera is used to show other people where you are and who you are with or what you are currently doing.

Understanding both concepts will help you know when and how to use them in different contexts and situations.

Having more than one participant in a call

On an Instagram video call, you can hold from one to six participants in a single video call. The process of adding one participant to the equation is easy. You need to tap open> Add the participant once the first contact has accepted the call.

In conclusion:

The hype is just getting started. Stay patient for more new features in the oncoming years because. Instagram Call is just the tip of the iceberg, that’s why a lot of tools and platforms like SimplyGram are appearing on the stage to enrich your Instagram experience. Just keep track of novelties and make use of the best options.