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9 Facebook Messenger Tricks That Everyone Should Know
Neeraj Yadav

9 Facebook Messenger Tricks That Everyone Should Know

23-Dec-2015 | | Total View : 892 |

Facebook Messenger is one of the most popular social messaging apps for android, iOS, and Windows Phone in the world with more than 700 million people using it every month.

Facebook Messenger app is an awesome app for messaging, it is really fast and saves you lots of time since you open “” then login, access friend and send messages. By using of the app you can do it In a very short time.

Messenger is just not a messaging app But the app does much more than just messaging.


1 – Login Without your Facebook account:


Since Messenger is a Facebook application but you can login or create new account on messenger without your Facebook account just like Whatsapp. But you need a active mobile number to login or create a new account. You can create a Messenger account from the mobile app or website.

To add a person in messenger by phone number tap the ‘Contacts List’ icon before the ‘Settings’ icon. Now hit the ‘+’ icon below and enter the phone number. This feature will only work if that person is associated with Facebook with its phone number.


2 – Use Messenger from Desktop/Pc:

Very few people know that Facebook messenger is not only limited to mobile application, but you can also use messenger on your pc browser. If you want to use messenger on desktop browser just log in to

You will have to enter your login details and when you hit enter, a PC version of your mobile’s Facebook Messenger appears on your desktop/laptop. It has the exact same functionalities and options as that of your phone’s Facebook Messenger!


3 – Block only message not User:


What if one of your Facebook friends irritates you by lots of messages when you are busy? There is a solution of this problem in messenger, you can only block message instead of block the user.

Follow the steps-

  • Open the chat/conversation of the person you want to block
  • Select the blue exclamation mark at the top right corner.
  • Tap the “Block” option.
  • In the next step, turn on the “Block Messages” switch.


4 – Mute Notification:


If you don’t want to block message permanently then you should use mute notification option of messenger. By applying this option you can mute notification for a particular time period, after that particular time period you will get all notification again.

Follow the steps-

  • Open messenger and select contact you want to mute.
  • Long tap on contact.
  • Select mute option.
  • Choose the time as you want to mute the notification


5 – Change nickname, color and emoji:


Don’t want to show the real name of user with you are chatting most of the time? So simple Dear! Just do it-

  • Open chat of that user in messenger.
  • Click on setting option.
  • Now select option you wants to change.


6 – Use other app for messenger:


Do you know there are lots of work that messenger can’t do, but you can do it in messenger with the help of other apps that are specially built for messenger.

For ex-  

  1. You can send GIF with the GIPHY app (the world largest gif search engine.
  2. You can add effects photos with effectify app.

This option is available in the right bottom of the messenger.


7 – Send message to yourself:


Suppose you have to note something and you don’t have any paper and pencil, and you don’t have any application like notepad. In this situation you can send message to yourself.

For this just search your name in messenger and select yourself to message yourself.


8 - Save Incoming Photos To Gallery:


All incoming photos in messenger are saved in Facebook server only for default. But by doing this messenger can automatically save incoming photos to your android, iOS gallery. Just go to ‘Settings’ and enable ‘Photos”.


9 – How to logout from messenger in android:

On your Android phone, Go to Settings > Applications > Manage Applications. Then open 'Messenger' and 'Clear Data'. It will clear your old login data and now the login screen appears again.



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