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  • Facebook Messenger is a free app

  • that you can download on your phone and computer

  • to send messages, images, videos, and audio recordings.

  • It will also allow you to call

  • or video call your Facebook contacts.

  • Download the Messenger app,

  • open it, and log in to your Facebook account.

  • Once logged in, tap on the notepad icon

  • to start a new conversation.

  • You can scroll to find what contact you want,

  • or you can search their name at the top.

  • Once you find it, click on their name,

  • and you are ready to send your first message.

  • If you want to start a group chat,

  • on the top next to their name,

  • you will see a plus sign.

  • Click on it and add as many people as needed.

  • While inside a chat window,

  • there's a camera and picture icon.

  • If you tap on the camera icon,

  • it will take you to your phone camera

  • to allow you to take a photo and send it.

  • If you tap on the picture icon,

  • you'll be able to see your camera roll.

  • Click on the video or photo that you'd like to send

  • and then click "Send."

  • Once again, from inside the chat window,

  • next to their name, you'll find a phone and camera icon.

  • To start a call, click on the phone icon.

  • To start a video call, click on the camera icon.

  • Also within the chat window, you'll find a microphone icon.

  • Tap on it, and it will immediately start recording.

  • Begin speaking your audio message

  • that you want to send.

  • Once done talking, tap the pause button,

  • and it'll ask you if you want to send, restart,

  • play, delete, or keep the recording.

  • Open your browser and go to

  • Log in using your email or phone number

  • and your password to access the account.

  • It should look something like this,

  • and it works exactly the same as the phone version.

  • You can also download the desktop app

  • by clicking at the bottom left

  • where it says "Install Messenger app."

Facebook Messenger is a free app

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