Facebook Messenger

Messenger is a messaging app released by Facebook. It's a standalone app developed for different operating systems. This means that you don't have to be on Facebook's website or have a Facebook account to use this app. 

How do I access Facebook messenger?

Facebook Messenger can be used both on a computer and a mobile app. 

Step 1: Go to https://www.messenger.com/.

Step 2: Enter your email address or mobile number.

Step 3: Enter your password.

 

Step 4: Click Log In.

You can install Messenger app on your App Store. Make sure that it's the app developed by Facebook, Inc.

Step 1: Open the app.

Step 2: Select either I have a Facebook account or I don't have a Facebook account.

How to access Facebook messenger

If you are already logged into your Facebook account on your mobile, you can select either Continue as "your Facebook name" to log into Messenger using your Facebook account or Switch account to log into a different account.

Step 3: Tap on Continue.

Step 4:

If you choose I have a Facebook account, enter your email address or phone number and your password. Then, tap Sign in with Facebook.

If you choose I don't have a Facebook account, Messenger will need to confirm your phone number via an SMS. Tap Continue then tap Allow.

Tap Allow or Deny to decide whether you want to allow Messenger to send and view your SMS messages.

Then, enter your phone number and tap Continue.

Messenger will send a text message containing a verification code. Check your message and enter the code.

Then, enter your first and last name and tap Continue.

How to access Facebook Messenger app

Select your photo or tap Not now to add later. Then, tap Turn On. Tap Deny or Allow to decide whether to allow Messenger to automatically add your contacts to Messenger or not.

How do I send a message from the Messenger app?

On Android

Step 1: Open the app.

Step 2: Tap theicon in the bottom right corner of the screen.

Step 3: Find and select a contact's name.

How to send a message from the Messenger app

Step 4: Enter your message into the text box at the bottom.

Step 5: Tap.

Click New Message.

On iPhone or iPad

Step 1: Open the app.

Step 2: Tap theicon in the top right of the screen.

Step 3: Find and select a contact's name.

Step 4: Enter your message into the text box at the bottom.

Step 5: Tap Send.

Note: Messenger can do more than just send texts.

At the bottom bar, you can send:

  • A picture using quick cam
  • Photos/Videos
  • Stickers
  • Emojis
  • Files
  • GIFs
  • Send a like

Send a message from Facebook messenger app

You can also choose to

  • Add more friends to chat
  • Start a video call
  • Start a voice call

How do I delete a conversation in Messenger?

On Android

Step 1: Open the app and find the conversation you want to delete.

Step 2: Tap and hold the conversation.

Step 3: Tap Delete.

How to delete conversation in Messenger on Android

Step 4: Tap Delete Conversation to confirm.

On iPhone or iPad

Step 1: Open the app and find the conversation you want to delete

Step 2: Swipe left and tap Delete

Step 3: Tap Delete Conversation to confirm.

This will only delete the conversation from your inbox but not your friend's inbox.

How do I chat with more friends at once on Facebook messenger?

On Android

Step 1: Open the app.

Step 2: Tap theicon in the bottom right of the screen.

Step 3: Type a friend's name in the box in the top of the page and select the right person from the suggested results right below the text box to add to the list.

Step 4: Type the second recipient's name in that text box. Repeat until all intended recipients are listed.

Step 5: Enter your message and tap.

On iPhone or iPad

Step 1: Open the app.

Step 2: Tap theicon in the top right of the screen.

Step 3: Type a friend's name in the box next to To in the top of the page. When the name appears under the text box, select the right person to add to the list.

Step 4: Type the second recipient's name in that text box. Repeat until all intended recipients are listed.

Step 5: Enter your message and tap Send.

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