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Questions tagged [facebook-messenger]

For questions specifically about the Facebook Messenger standalone app.

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Facebook messenger 196.0.0.29.99 keeps crashing

I am using LG G6 Stock Oreo 8.0 and everything is working fine except Facebook messenger, it keeps crashing after a while without returning an error. I then took log from my phone and attached here. ...
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Facebook messenger android

Is there anyway to somehow save, store messages if you only have Facebook messenger and not facebook account? I would like to have these conversations, and maybe search in some of them, making ...
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Chrome redirects to messenger on Samsung mobile

I have been getting redirect notices on my Samsung Google Chrome browser with a link to messenger. I once installed messenger but I have never used it nor do I even have a Facebook account. But now ...
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Why disabling notifications is not blocking chat heads from Facebook Messenger?

I recently followed some posts to disable the chat heads. I am puzzled as to how they are still appearing even when notifications are disabled for the app. How is this even possible? Wouldn't Android ...
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How can I make Chat Head shortcuts for Facebook Messenger on Oreo/Pie?

When I go into the three-dot menu from the info menu of a chat head, I don't have the option to create a home screen shortcut. This is on my Pixel 3 running Pie. My last device was 5.0 Lollipop and ...
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Why can't I see others' Messenger day from Messenger app after deactivating Facebook?

I've deactivated my Facebook account. But still using Messenger App on phone (Android). But Messenger days of Facebook friends and Messenger connections are no more visible to me from App. But I can ...
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Can I mute sound notifications, but allow chat heads on Facebook Messenger?

On Facebook Messenger, on my Android phone, I want to permanently mute audio notifications for new text messages, but I would still like to receive a chat bubble. Is this possible?
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Samsung S8 messenger saved images

I cannot find my saved facebook messenger images on my Samsung Galaxy S8 photos, i looked everywhere, in all my albums, pictures, downloads files etc.tried looking everywhere for my messenger photos, ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard + Facebook Messenger loses focus constantly

With a Galaxy Note 8, Android version 8, latest of Facebook Messenger. I am trying to use my Keyboard K780 in Messenger and the focus is lost constantly after typing one letter. The only way I got it ...
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Fb messenger- message sent and not delivered

I have sent a message and still shows the white cycle with tick inside (sent) and didn't change to blue cycle and delivered! The recipient is online and still shows that the message was sent. Could ...
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How can I remove these apps from my device? [duplicate]

I am trying to remove the Facebook and Messenger apps from my Asus Zenphone Laser 2. Unfortunately, in both cases, I seem to be unable to find the option to fully delete them from the device. I have ...
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Export facebook messenger messages without root

Is there a way to somehow export messenger messages on a non rooted device ? The messages are in the database file name thread_db2 in /data/data/com.facebook.orca/databases/contacts_db2 but in non ...
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fb_temp not appearing on orca/cache folder

I tried to recover my facebook messages that were deleted around a month ago using the ES File Explorer. So I went to Internal Storage > Android > data > com.facebook.orca > cache. The forums stated ...
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Transfer Facebook Messenger messages from one phone to another

I am using Facebook Messenger without a Facebook account (only a mobile number), and would like to transfer my messages from one Android phone to another. What is the best way to do this? I have ...
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Recent emoji on keyboard

Are the recent emojis on my phone s7edge my own recent ones? Or from people using them in group chats?
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Facebook Messenger - No ring tone for calls

I got a Lenovo Essential tablet. I have a problem that when someone call me via Facebook Messenger, the table only vibrates, it doesn't call any sound at all. But the sound for Facebook messenger's ...
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How to install Messenger Lite on Samsung tablet

I'm want to install Facebook Messenger Lite on my non-rooted Samsung T-580 tablet with Nougat 7.0. There is a message saying: "Your device isn't compatible with this version." No more info is ...
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How can I use a smartphone/tablet without being distracted by it in classrooms?

I want to use an android phone without being distracted. I want to be able to block calling applications such as the calling feature in whatsapp, facebook messenger, viber calls, as well as google ...
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Facebook messenger waitting for network

My facebook messenger just won't connect to internet it keep saying "waiting for network" but other apps on my phone do connect to internet like Whatsapp, facebook app, instagram, chrome and so on ...
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Get rid of “Invite to Messenger” forever

Facebook Messenger displays a huge banner nagging me into sending unsolicited advertisement: It is a serious drawback of the app because: It wastes a lot of screen estate It capture the eye's ...
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Facebook Messenger shows notification while open

Whenever I have Facebook Messenger open, I continue to get notifications for chats that I am presently viewing. That is, I will be reading a chat, and as a new message comes in, I get a peek ...
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FB Messenger - How to get around the extreme photo/video compression resulting in poor quality?

I often send photos/videos to my friends on Messenger. The problem is that FB's algorythm compresses them so badly it really affects their enjoyability. I send HD videos, and they get something like ...
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Facebook individual tone

Is there a way in Facebook messenger to customize the message tone for individual people? I can change the Default tone for everyone but I want to change for individual people.
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Can't record Facebook messenger call

My friend has Cloudfone excite prime. He can record the Facebook messenger, whatsapp calls using his phone's default voice recorder. I have Samsung Galaxy Note 3. If I try to record the messenger call,...
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Problem with new Marshmallow 6.1 on Samsung J5 [duplicate]

the Facebook Messenger app & Whatsapp audio & video calling is not unavailable, it wants the access for camera & microphone, when the settings come I do it but it doesn't work, what to do? ...
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Share Facebook Post via Whatsapp

Today I saw an interesting post on Facebook (App). So I decided to share it through Whatsapp with my friends. But I can't find any Whatsapp share button on FB App. There is only Messenger share button....
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Cannot install Facebook Messenger app

A few days ago my Messenger app was crashing all the time - every time I tried to open it, it would say "Unfortunately, Messenger has stopped". In the end I uninstalled it, but now cannot reinstall it....
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Samsung S7 - Facebook Messenger Drains A Lot of Data

I have the fb messenger app on my phone which I use regularly, but in all the months I've used my phone, I've never surpassed 50 MB per month of data usage for that app. About 2 weeks ago, I got the ...
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No notifications at all on older Facebook Messenger app

For obvious reasons, I'm using an older version of facebook messenger app (ver 71) But there are no notifications of arrived message, and important feature If it's a bug or bad config, can be fixed ?...
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Why doesn't my facebook messenger show filter buttons during a live video call?

Below is a screenshot from an Oppo f1s smartphone which has the desired feature. It shows a button which allows me to add filters during a live video call in facebook messenger. But any other ...
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Error 505 when installing Facebook Messenger

I have a Sony Z5 Compact running Nougat. I am unable to install Facebook Messenger. When I try I get the Error Code -505. I have tried installing using ADB with the following command: adb install ...
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How can I change the notification sound to a custom but non-default sound?

Ok, so the title isn't as clear as it probably could be, but here goes: In the Facebook Messenger application you can click the profile/settings button (top right on latest version) and there is a ...
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How can I rename an app on my phone, and what are the consequences?

Both Facebook and Google have apps called 'Messenger'. So, of course, when I use Google Now to open it, a la "Okay Google, open App Messenger" it seems like it's usually not the one I want. 1) ...
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Can the video chats on Messenger or WhatsApp be hacked?

I am using the Marshmallow version of android and often use the newly launched video call feature on WhatsApp and that of Messenger to talk to my family and friends. So usually a question arises, ...
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Can't see “Messenger Day” - messenger stories

Is there some procedure that needs to be followed to be able to see the stories ? Or maybe have my mobile number linked with my facebook ?
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Facebook Messenger camera is extremely dark for no known reason

When I try to take a picture using the Messenger app camera, it is incredibly dark, and I can barely see the photo it takes, even in broad daylight. To take a decent photo, I have to close the app, ...
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My phone starting acting weird please help

I have been having trouble with my phone lately. I looked into my apps and there is so many that I don't understand also I have two Facebook apps running at the same time and also to Messenger apps ...
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How to have a different password for Facebook and Facebook messenger?

I have an Android phone. I want to use Facebook messenger as IM. But I don't trust my Android phone enough to give it my Facebook password. Q: Is there any option to set a different password for ...
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Top Contacts on Facebook app no longer showing actual top contacts on Droid Maxx

My Top Contacts on my Facebook app no longer shows my husband as one of my top contacts on my Droid Maxx. Please help.
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What might cause Notifications about Instant Messages to appear late and batched up on a Huawei P8 running Android 6?

I noticed a strange behavior on my newly-acquired Huawei P8 phone: Notifications about Instant Messages from WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Threema seem to arrive late and in a "batched up" manner. ...
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Why does the messenger app don't open chat head?

I am facing this problem in my device Redmi note 3. It says in notification bar that chat head is active but actually there is nothing on the screen.Please help.
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Messnger shared content

I'd like to remove the pictures that are in messenger's shared content. Both of us have tried deleting the conversations and the shared content still shows up after we send a message to eachother. We ...
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How can I prevent an application (Chrome) from opening another application (Google Play Store)?

So today Facebook Messenger declared a war against users of the mobile website. Of course we have been plagued for months with small header messages as well as overlays hiding all content and ...
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I need authorization from Google before downloading Messenger but it wants me to sign into my Google account. I am signed in everywhere

I need to authorize to download Messenger. It says sign into your Google account, but I'm already signed in everywhere. I don't understand what I'm not doing right.
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MIUI: Clicking on message in Facebook does not open up facebook messenger

If you go to someone's profile in the Facebook app & click on the message button, it should launch messenger - but it does not. Both on MIUI 6 & MIUI 7. This seems to be reported at a couple ...
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FB Messenger Security

Does anyone know how secure Facebook Messenger communication is? If you are having 1x1 chat (writing messages) or making a voice call, is it encrypted (end to end)? I know if you are using facebook....
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How to prevent Facebook's Messenger apps from auto starting in background?

Messenger app starts automatically many times when I don't want to start it. And there is also no exit button in this app.So it always try to run in background. How to prevent Facebook's Messenger ...
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Why do these white artifacts appear on animated GIFs in Facebook Messenger?

Animated GIFs that I send and receive in Facebook Messenger have square white artifacts. This also appears on the GIF previews when I search for GIFs to send. It appears to be on certain pixels that ...
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Facebook message read on desktop, but still marked as unread on Android phone

So the problem is, when I'm on my computer and I'm chatting on Facebook through safari, the messages show up as notifications on my phone. They do not go away, even though I am reading them and ...
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How to I find who sent a picture to me via Facebook Messenger?

I found a picture saved to my gallery from the Facebook Messenger app. How can I find out who sent this picture to me? When I go to the picture and click on details it tells me: title: ...