How do I message a creator?

  • Updated

This article will guide you through sending direct messages to creators whose communities you’ve joined on Patreon.

When can I message a creator?

You can privately message creators on Patreon if one of the two conditions is true:

  • You have one processed payment with the creator through Patreon
  • You currently have an active membership with the creator on Patreon

If you are not yet a paid member and want to reach out to a creator, you'll need to contact them outside of Patreon.

How to message a creator from your Inbox

If you've processed one payment with a creator, you can send them a direct message from your Inbox even if you’ve cancelled your membership. You can search by keywords or creator name to find a message thread.

Follow the steps below to message a creator from your Inbox:

How to message a creator from their Patreon

If you have an active membership with a creator, you can send them a private message directly from their page on Patreon. If you are a former member and would like to send a creator a direct message, you can do so from your inbox.

To message a creator from their page, do the following:

FAQ

  • Your membership may have been removed. If you've been blocked from having a membership with a creator, you won't be able to message them.

  • Not at the moment. If you need to fully delete all data from Patreon.com, you can submit this request from our Privacy Centre.

  • Direct messages can only be sent from creators to their members and from members to their creators. There currently isn't a way for members to send direct messages to one another.

    There are two ways you can engage with other members who are in the same communities as you:

    • Comments: If a creator you’re a community of has comments enabled for their posts, you can add your comments to the conversation

    • Community chats (available on the Patreon mobile app): If a creator whose community you’ve joined has community chats for their members, you can engage with other members through chats you have access to

      Learn more about community chats.

Was this article helpful?

Thank you for your feedback!

What went wrong?