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! CROSS-APP MESSAGING AND CALLING
Connect with your Instagram friends straight from Messenger. Simply search for them by name or username to message or call.

NEW! VANISH MODE
Send messages that only last for a moment. Opt in to use vanish mode where seen messages disappear after you exit the chat.

NEW! PRIVACY SETTINGS
New privacy settings let you choose who can reach you, and where your messages are delivered.

CUSTOM REACTIONS
Lost for words? You can customise your reactions, with lots more emojis to choose from.

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

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.

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

* Data rates apply

What’s New

Version 291.2

More ways to connect – Message or call friends on Instagram straight from Messenger.

Opt in to vanish mode where seen messages disappear after you exit the chat.

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
137.6K Ratings

137.6K Ratings

vivekch ,

Facing very serious issue with this messenger app

From yesterday morning when I was trying to send messages to my friends on Facebook, within 20 seconds it gotten closed and still it gets closed a while ago. It was happening whole day and still it is happening. I am not understanding suddenly what does happen to this app. This first time I am facing issue in messenger application. I don’t know what to do and how to do to resolve it. So please take a serious look into this issue and resolve it ASAP.

Rahul666atif ,

Laggy slow and heat up

After last update which reduced the app size but it also make the app very laggy and slow and whenever i use it my phone heat up after a little use it was never happen before the update and all the other applications in my phone do not heat it up even after heavy use. I kindly request you please check this issue its very laggy slow and the heating issue and also whenever i load images of a conversation sometime it’s just stuck and the search in conversation is also not working. Please please solve it
Iphone 7 ios 13.4.1 and 13.4 also i know you already knew it
And now it uses battery like a monster please see this review and fix the battery issue and for your concern my battery health is perfect it’s your application that consumes so much battery power.

Siaa17 ,

App can be better

As watsapp has taken the world by storm which is also taken over by facebook now. We need to advance our in-built messenger as well. I was a avid user of this app but do not use more now for the below reasons
- No way of replying to certain messages in groups
- Group chats are not very user friendly
- Deleting some parts of a chat is a pain one doesnt get the option of deleting multiple chat messages together unlike watsapp.
- There is a lag observed when you are chatting to someone who isnt your friend. The messages are delivered late. If the person is your fb friend it goes faster.
- Status is green despite of a person is using messenger or browsing fb. This is misleading at times as one feels the person is online on messenger but they might not even have messenger active on their phones. So hence a different color should depict if only surfing fb and when available on messenger.

Hope these above features are worked upon for people like us to use it more once again 😃

Information

Provider
Facebook, Inc.
Size
138 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 Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
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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