What is a Direct Message in GroupMe?

Sending a Direct Message (DM) allows you to send a private message to another GroupMe user.

To send a DM:

  1. From your chats, select new chat  New chat button, then Start or Send Direct Message.

  2. Type the name, phone number, or email address of the person you want to message, or select that person from the list.

  3. Type the message and send.

You can also send a DM from a group:

  1. Select the group's avatar (profile picture).

  2. Select Members  Add members button.

  3. Select the person's avatar (profile picture) that you want to DM, then select direct message. You'll be redirected to a private chat with this user.

Note: SMS users are not able to participate in Direct Messages.

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