13 tips and tricks Facebook Messenger to absolutely know.

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Facebook is one of the most popular social networks in the world ; Messenger, its instant messaging service is one of the most used.

Thanks to Facebook Messenger you can keep in touch with friends (distant) friends, share photos, videos and play.

Even if it is directly associated with Facebook, Messenger, has its own app (iOS and Android). And, like all the other apps, it grows and expands with new features.

You have probably already used one of our tricks Facebook Messenger, but do you all know ? This is the time to discover it.

To be an expert on the social networks, please do not hesitate to also take a look at our article tips and tricks Instagram.

Activity outside of Facebook .


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Here is a feature that many have been waiting for since a long time : Activity outside of Facebook. It allows you to have greater control over the collection of your activities outside of the social network.

You can view your history and delete it. This function is accessible from your web browser, and the smartphone app, here is how you do it :

On your computer, go to the page https://www.facebook.com/off_facebook_activity/.

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On iOS, go to the app, follow the path : Shortcuts privacy → Your data Facebook → View or delete your business outside of Facebook.

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On Android, open the app and then follow the path : Settings and privacy → Shortcuts privacy → Your data Facebook → View or delete your business outside of Facebook.

Enable the Dark Mode .


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To enable the Dark mode (dark) on Messenger, send a emoji moon to one of your contacts, a rain of moons will fall on your conversation.

A message You have found the mode dark ! Try in the settings will appear, press it.

Once in your settings, drag the slider Dark Mode to turn it on and tap on OK to validate.

Disable the online status .


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Messenger has the unfortunate tendency to warn your contacts that you’re online even when you’re not. In reality, it simply means that you are reachable.

To disable this status and appear Offline, tap on the icon of your profile, scroll through the options and select online Status. Finally, drag the cursor to Indicate when you are online.

Make a video call together .


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To place a video call with all your friends, open a group chat, tap the names of your contacts, and then tap on the icon audio (or video) at the top of the screen.

Access to invitations .


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If a person with whom you are not friend sends you a message, the message does not appear in your inbox.

To access these invitations, go on the icon of the two people in the list of your conversations, and then click the icon Bubble (with three dots inside).

Thus, you will have access to all the invitations of persons who are not in your friends list.

Add contacts on Facebook Messenger .


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Facebook Messenger has the technology QR, it allows you to add new contacts on Facebook or share your account more quickly. The QR code is the blue box around your photo.

To use it, press theicon of your profile, then click your photo at the top of the screen.

To scan someone’s account, always after you have typed on your image, go to the icon of thecamera.

Then place the photo sensor of your mobile device in the face of a code Messenger, and the turn is played.

To turn off notifications .


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On Messenger, the conversations are grouped together, there is still a lot of interest. The messages are often sent by ten and your phone will be quickly inundated with notifications.

To disable these alerts, log in to your conversation, tap on the name of the contact or conversation and then go in privacy and assistance. Now, head on the option to Receive notifications and press to Put the conversation in mute.

Share your geographical position .


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Sharing your location is helpful when you want to join friends, or to find your way around.

On any conversation, tap on the icon of the four points next to the text field, and then click Position and, finally, to Share my current position.

To stop sharing, go back to your conversation and press Stop sharing.

Add filters to your photos .


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Even on Facebook Messenger, you can send pictures of style Snapchat to your friends.

Open a conversation and then you’ll see the different filters, tap the camera icon.

Once you’ve taken your photo, three icons to the right of the screen appear, thanks to them you can add text, easily add emoji..

Send a GIF .


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A picture is worth a thousand words, and send GIF is a fun way to share your reactions with your friends.

On your conversation, next to the text field, type on the four points and then select GIF. You can also send stickers and easily add emoji.

Stop the automatic backup of photos sent .


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To disable the automatic backup of your photos on Messenger, tap on the icon of your profile, then go to Data and storage.

In the section Camera, turn off to Save pictures and videos.

Disable the bubble chat (Cat’s Head) .


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The bubbles of discussion that are not available on iOS, this tip is intended for Android users.

When you receive a message Facebook, profile image of your contact will appear in a bubble on the screen. This feature can become irritating when you are watching a video or playing a game.

Fortunately, it is possible to turn it off. To do this, on Messenger, tap on theicon of your profile, then scroll down and tap on the slider Bubbles of discussion.

Play with your friends on Facebook Messenger .


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On Facebook Messenger, you can invite your friends to play football or basketball.

For this, nothing more simple, on the conversation simply send the emoji of the soccer ball or basketball.

Then, to start the game, it remains only to touch the emoji.

Now, it is up to you to play !