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Instantly reach the people in your life—for free. Messenger is just like texting, but you don't have to pay for every message (it works with your data plan).

Not just for Facebook friends: Message people in your phone book and just enter a phone number to add a new contact.

Group chats: Create groups for the people you message most. Name them, set group photos and keep them all in one place.

Photos and videos: Shoot videos and snap selfies or other photos right from the app and send them with one tap.

Free calls: Talk as long as you want, even with people in other countries. (Calls are free over Wi-Fi. Otherwise, standard data charges apply.)

Even more ways to message:
Bring your conversations to life with stickers.
Preview your camera roll photos and videos without leaving the conversation--then choose the perfect ones to send.
Record voice messages when you have more to say.

Extra features:
Know when people have seen your messages.
Forward messages or photos to people who weren't in the conversation.
Search for people and groups to quickly get back to them.
Turn on location to let people know when you're nearby.
See who's available on Messenger and who's active on Facebook.
Turn off notifications when you're working, sleeping or just need a break.
Stay logged in so you never miss a message.

What's New in Version 57.0

We update the app regularly so we can make it better for you. Get the latest version for all of the available features and improvements. Thanks for using Messenger!


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Customer Reviews

Love Me a Message-February 10, 2016

I love sending and receiving message's from family & friends. I love the fact that I can send message's to a number of people at the same time! It also help's to have a closer relationship with my Facebook friends! I have many Facebook friends from different countries and Messenger has made it possible to talk one on one with my Facebook friends! Thank you for that. I'm getting to learn about different cultures, I don't think I would have learned so much if I didn't have this service. So, Thank you again for your service!

On Messenger

I like the app, but if I must say for security reasons I wish the users would be able to log off from this app whenever we want after using it. As it is, I noticed that when my daughter used my phone to log on to her facebook account and messenger account even if she had already logged off from her facebook account, everytime i log off from facebook where she previously logged on her account i could see her messenger inbox when opening my messenger app which I should say is not very safe for any user.

Still Complete Garbage

I've already waited two updates for the notifications in this app to work again. I get ZERO notifications when all of them are clearly turned on IN settings AND in the app. This app is absolute crap, the call quality is crap, and I have no way to know that I have a message unless I waste my life physically IN the app waiting for my messages. Not to mention that there's absolutely NO NEED to have two apps. really considering dropping Facebook completely and using something else. complete trash. would rate zero if possible.

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  • Category: Social Networking
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  • Version: 57.0
  • Size: 91.4 MB
  • Apple Watch: Yes
  • 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
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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