How to use Inmail feature in LinkedIn?

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With the rising demands for more social networking among the people which is resulting in greater integration and unity, there are many people who wish to have a private conversation with another person. In LinkedIn, users can send a message directly to another LinkedIn member by means of ‘InMail’ feature.

How to use Inmail feature in LinkedIn?

InMail is nothing but a private e-mail feature that helps the users to send a message to the person at the other end by protecting the member’s privacy as well as confidentiality and e-mail address information. As of now, the feature is available only to the paid members of LinkedIn who makes use of InMail credits.

In some instances, users will be able to see only the person’s professional headline and then only the users can see the person’s name once they accept the InMail message.

The following steps have to be followed with utmost attention to send someone an InMail.

  • Log in to the LinkedIn by entering the LinkedIn credentials

  • Go to the search box

  • Click on your connections

  • Now search for the Friends networks

  • Users will then have to click on the name of the person that the user wish to contact

  • User will be taken to the person’s profile page

  • Click on the Send InMail link that has been represented in the LinkedIn page to send a message for the corresponding person

  • Now the users will be able to see ‘Compose Your Message’ page

  • Users can provide the contact information to the person on the other side by means of which they can contact you by means of providing the e-mail as well as phone number

  • If the user want to send the contact information, then check the check box that denotes ‘Include my contact Information’

  • Users can also deselect the ‘Include My Contact Information’ if not needed

  • Enter the ‘Category’



  • Enter the ‘Subject’

  • Enter the ‘Salutation Fields’

  • Finally enter a message in the text box

  • Users will have to take a note that they can enter the salutation options as Dear Name, Hi followed by the name or even no salutation at all

  • It has to be noted that users will need at least one InMail credit to send the message

  • The recipient will receive the InMail in their LinkedIn inbox

  • The recipient have the option of accepting it as well as rejecting it

  • If accepted, it is now the users turn to contact the recipient in return


This is how users can make use of their InMail feature in LinkedIn.

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