Description

Be together whenever, with our free* all-in-one communication app, complete with unlimited text, voice, video calling and group video chat features.

NEW! WATCH TOGETHER
Watch videos, tv programmes and films with your friends over Messenger video chat and Rooms when you can't be together. Capture every moment and reaction in real time.

NEW! CUSTOM REACTIONS
Lost for words? Now, you can customise your reactions, with lots more emojis to choose from.

NEW! CHAT THEMES
Choose from fun themes and colours, such as Tie-dye or Love, to make your chats more personal.

GET THE GROUP TOGETHER WITH ROOMS
Send a link to group video chat with anyone, even if they don't have Messenger. Host up to 50 people with no time limits.

FREE VIDEO CALLS TO STAY CONNECTED
Keep your friends and family close with unlimited live video chatting. Host group video calls with up to eight people, with high-quality audio, high-definition video and interactive video features such as face filters.

UNLIMITED FREE TEXT AND PHONE CALLS
Skip exchanging phone numbers and simply send a message to your Facebook friends, even if they're across the world. Enjoy high-quality voice and text messaging on mobile, tablet and desktop.

TURN OFF THE LIGHTS IN DARK MODE
Give your eyes some rest with a sleek new look that darkens the colours of the chat interface.

RECORD AND SEND VOICE AND VIDEO MESSAGES
When text just won't cut it, just hit record and send. Say, sing, show or shout it out loud.

EXPRESS YOURSELF WITH STICKERS, GIFS AND EMOJIS
Use custom stickers to show your creative side. You can even add effects and filters to video calls.

SEND FILES, PHOTOS AND VIDEOS
There's no limit to the number of files you want to share with your friends.

PLAN AND MAKE IT HAPPEN
Make plans to get together with polls and more. Suggest a meeting spot or tell friends where you are by sharing your location with just a few taps.

SEND MONEY SECURELY AND EASILY (within US only)
Send and receive money securely and easily with friends and family directly in the app by adding your debit card, PayPal account or reloadable prepaid card (single-source cards eligible for sending money only).

CHAT WITH BUSINESSES
Easily connect with your favourite businesses to make reservations, get customer support, find deals and more.

COMPATIBLE ACROSS PLATFORMS
Chat with friends across an array of devices, such as desktop, Portal and others.

Privacy Policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

LEARN MORE about Messenger texting and group video chat at: http://messenger.com (http://messenger.com/)
* Data rates apply

What’s New

Version 286.0

New! Watch videos together with friends over Messenger video chat.

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
203.2K Ratings

203.2K Ratings

Me,Myself, Jessica ,

Changes I want

I love messenger it’s amazing to call in anyway text amazing but the only thing that bugs me (the change I want #1) is that when you press remove to remove a message it would be great to not put in sooo many things like we all know what remove means so yeah pretty fast forward you know and sometimes when I want to remove a message from everyone I can’t like some of the messages only i can delete from me not from everyone which is weird and ( another change I want #2 last one) I think when you say happy birthday or boo or any of those stuff it would be nice to like add a effect to it you know it’s really cool I like it and I think a lot of people will too like when you type in boo this emoji comes up 👻like on the chat or screen or the word boo comes up every where or when you type in happy birthday this emoji comes up 🥳 like the last on the word comes up every where or the emoji you know I think that’s cool that was my feedback and opinion

The Creator Simulator ,

Deleted messages going back years ?

You’ve deleted conversations going back years with friends and loved ones in one of these updates right ? Suddenly noticed this when scrolling back through a conversation and then found this to be true across the board ! That’s a pretty complicit decision you’ve made there without warning . Like any messenger/ texting service communication is at the heart of it and being in control of the RESOURCE of that vital and not YOUR DECISION . We should be given control or at least warning of this don’t you think ? I’ve lost valuable conversations going back years across the board . They all start from January of this year now which means 5/6 years of messages in some cases have been lost ?!
Another gripe is you constantly force update by intentionally making previous versions malfunction I believe , particularly in the sound function . It happens each time and can’t be a coincidence . Why are you so determined to force us onto the latest update I wonder ?
As others have mentioned the inability to disable the ‘ active now ‘ is really compromising too and needs sorting .
Apart from that it’s decent enough though by enabling certain giffs and extra emoticons I’m not sure carte Blanche access to the contents of our messages is a satisfactory trade ? As always our privacy rights are in violation under a mirage of ‘ new exciting features ‘ to dull the pain .

Charliixox ,

Great app but I have noticed a glitch no one is talking about.

I’ve used the messenger app for what seems like forever, I’ve had no issues with it other than the sound on calls being quiet which I know is not the fault of my phone, other than that everything is great.
The one glitch I’ve noticed and have asked other iPhone users about and they have confirmed it’s happening to them as well, is that sometimes notifications that come through (not the red circle by the app) and do not go away, for example I received a message about a week ago and it kept the notification in my notification wall even though I had pressed it and viewed the message, I deleted the notification by swiping it across and selecting delete but it came back within 24hours. It’s not really a big problem but it often does this with a few messages and they keep coming back, it’s a little frustrating and I often find myself thinking that I’ve missed messages from friends.

Information

Provider
Facebook, Inc.
Size
96.6 MB
Compatibility

Requires iOS 9.0 and watchOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Languages

English, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese

Age Rating
12+
Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Location
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
Copyright
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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