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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 50.0

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

Facebook messenger

I'm loving your app. Because I can talk to my friends and family member. I haven't been frustrated with this app at all. Y'all should love this app! Because it's free app to talk to your own friends and family members if you want too...

Messenger App forced

I do not want the messenger app forced on me. I do not want to have to have it on all the time. Another update forcing me to choose to turn it on in my setting, NO. I'll delete first. Put it back the way it was. We knew how to connect messenger to our text. Add it back to the Facebook app.

Instant Messaging

I really like having this app available . It's a nice way to communicate with family & friends if unable to reach them by phone!

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  • Free
  • Category: Social Networking
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  • Version: 50.0
  • Size: 83.8 MB
  • Apple Watch: Yes
  • Languages: English, Bokmål, Norwegian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, 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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