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 the new chat  New chat button icon.

  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.

  2. Select Members.

  3. Select the person's avatar that you want to DM, then select Direct Message. You'll be redirected to a private chat with this user.

    • You can also simply select a user anywhere in the chat; you will be redirected to a DM with that user.

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

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