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It Facebook Messenger is a messaging app and platform initially developed as Facebook Chat in 2008.

Facebook Download Messenger App

In 2010, the Facebook messenger was revamped as a messaging service, which leads to the subsequent release of a standalone iOS and Android apps in August 2011.

Currently, Facebook Messenger is one of the most popular instant messaging apps in the world. It is free and fast. If you are not using the messenger platform, you are missing a lot.

Want to experience this fantastic free messaging service but don’t have it yet in your device, then worry not as we have taken pains to outline how you could download and install the Facebook messenger app on your Android, iOS and Windows devices.

How to download and install Facebook Messenger on an Android device

1. Open the Google Play Store on your device.

2. Type ‘Messenger’ in the search field.  A list of apps will appear.

3. Find the app developed by ‘Facebook Inc’ and select it.

4. Tap the ‘Install’ button.  You may be asked to allow permission for Messenger to access various tools on your device.

If you’re happy with these, tap ‘Accept’. Depending on your security and privacy settings, you may be asked to provide your Google account password before your device lets you download the app. You may also need to be connected to a wi-fi network to download.

5. Once it has downloaded, tap the ‘Open’ button on the Messenger Google Store page or your home screens or list of apps.

6. Login using your Facebook account, or if you don’t have one tap on the ‘Not on Facebook?’ button on the login screen.

Also See: How to Retrieve Deleted Facebook Messages | Retrieve Deleted Facebook 

How to download and install Facebook Messenger on an iOS device

1. Open the App Store on your device.

2. Tap the Search button at the bottom of the screen. This opens the app search field.

3. Type in the word ‘Messenger’ – several apps will appear in the search results. Find the app developed by ‘Facebook Inc’ and tap the ‘get’ button.

4. Tap ‘install’.  The app should then begin downloading. Depending on your security and privacy settings, you may be asked to provide your Apple ID before your device lets you download.

5. Once it is downloaded, there should be an ‘Open’ button to tap in the App Store to start Facebook Messenger – or you can find the Messenger icon in your apps and tap that.

6. Once you have launched the app, you should be prompted to log in – you can use your Facebook account to do this if you have one, or create a Messenger-only account if you choose not to be on Facebook by clicking on ‘Not on Facebook?’. Follow the instructions on how to sign in using your phone number or email.

How to download and install Facebook Messenger on a Windows PC or phone.

1. Open the Windows Store on your device.

2. Type ‘Messenger’ in the search field. A list of apps will appear.

3. Click the app that was developed by ‘Facebook Inc.’ It will be at or near the top of the list. Tap or click ‘Install/ to begin downloading Messenger. The app will begin downloading to your device.

4. Once it is downloaded, launch Facebook Messenger by clicking on the icon in your Start menu, or by finding it on your homepage or in your apps list on your phone.

5. Login using your Facebook account, or if you don’t have one, tap or click on the ‘Not on Facebook?’ button on the login screen.  Follow the instructions on how to sign in using your phone number or email.

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