How to Use Facebook Messenger Beginners Guide 2024

How to Use Facebook Messenger Beginners Guide 2024

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         If you haven’t downloaded the Messenger App yet then download Messenger and install it. You can sign in, you’ll be prompted to log into messenger using your existing Facebook account. If you’re already logged into the Facebook App you’ll be able to just tap continue to start using Messenger under your existing profile.
     
        Once you log into Messenger you’ll see a list of your Facebook friends who are currently online along the menu at the top a list of your past conversations will be listed in the main section of the chats page at the bottom you’ll see a menu where you can switch between the different tabs of the messenger App including chats calls where you can make audio and video calls.
         People where you can keep up with your friends and groups stories where you can watch recent Facebook Stories posted by your friends and Pages you follow and the settings page in the chats tab you can tap any conversation to open it or start a new conversation by tapping the new chat icon in the top right corner then type in the name of the friend you’d like to chat with to add another person to the chat tap the plus sign icon on the right and type in their name tap the text box below.
   
            To type a message type in what you’d like to say then tap the blue arrow on the right to send it there are a couple ways to send photos and videos on messenger tap the camera icon to snap a new image to send. If you want to send a photo or video from your device’s camera roll tap the photo icon, scroll to find the image you want to send, tap it to select it then tap send.
          To send a voice message tap the microphone icon to record one when you’re done recording you can Tap the send icon to send it right away or tap the pause button to stop recording and get the chance to listen to it first before deciding if you want to send it to send fun stickers tap the smiley face icon within the text box you can choose from the Avatar icons stickers gifs and sound effects see more stickers by tapping through the various categories at the bottom and scrolling through each one to see the stickers within it tap a sticker
          To send it in your chat you can start an audio or video call with someone on messenger by tapping the phone or video camera icon in the top right corner of your chat. If you go to the calls tab in the messenger app you can find shortcuts to start an audio or video call with someone or tap the video camera icon in the top right corner to start a new call similar to how you’d start a new chat.
 
            If you want to make a group call tap start a new group call then select the people you want to include in the people tab you can find chats within groups you’re part of recent Facebook updates from your friends and Pages you follow as well as a list of your friends who are currently active on Facebook or messenger in the stories tab you’ll find recent stories from your Facebook friends and Pages you follow tap a story post to view their story in the settings.
             Tab you can configure your Facebook settings including switching between light and dark mode switching between multiple accounts. If you have more than one Facebook profile active status privacy settings and more that does it for our beginner’s guide to Facebook Messenger.

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