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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.

Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. Messenger uses location data to make features work, help people connect and more.

What's New in Version 105.0

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

Use it all the time!

I love this app and it's my main form of communication! Only 4 stars because the updates have made it slow as fb tries to destroy Snapchat. People say there are privacy issues and first of all I can't see them, pretty sure there is end to end encryption, secondly, do you have something to hide? Nowadays people talk about privacy all the time, and I do understand that there should be a level where if you don't want to use something you shouldn't have to, however I believe that really if you're trying to hide something then you are knowingly doing something wrong! Sorry about the tangent, great app :)

Fix the video/audio lag + ability to listen to music while recording

When recording my audio seems to run quicker than the video making the whole video experience unenjoyable and now to top it off I can no longer listen to music while recording meaning I can't send silly videos of my friends lip syncing or even let my friends listen to extracts of what I am listening to? FIX!!

Jammed up by request to rate!

The request to rate the app jammed up the app and forced me to delete it and all my messages!!! The stupid 'rate this app' pop up came up while I was typing a message. The keyboard was over the top of part of the pop up so I couldn't agree or dismiss the request BUT also could not access the send button for my message. Basically disabled my app. So I am rating it now as crap and the people who wanted ratings so desperately that their request pop up ruined my use of the app can have themselves a very negative rating, 😡.

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  • Category: Social Networking
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  • Version: 105.0
  • Size: 237 MB
  • Apple Watch: Yes
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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