It is possible to download Facebook Messenger for PC and then install it which will further help you to access all your conversations, resume and continue using them without actually starting the FB itself. You don’t need any browser to kick in nor any smartphone or tablet to use its best and cool features.
The giant social network likes calling it as ‘Messenger’, but it’s kind of confusing so I prefer calling it still as Facebook Messenger. In any of the case, we are talking here about the number two most-used messaging application, after the WhatsApp of course. This holds the number two position because of the fact that we use Facebook for most of the time and this is available as an important part alongside.
Yes, this tutorial will help you get the Facebook Messenger PC application. And, it will be compatible to run on Windows (7/8/8.1/XP) laptop and computers and also on Mac systems. You can also try to use it on Surface tablet from Microsoft.
Obviously this application is meant to be used on smartphones or tablets, (also available for iPhone and iPad), but using it on the computer itself has a prime reason. The messaging platform FB includes on its official website is limited with a lesser feature which are covered by its smartphone specific application.
Now using the same app on computer or laptop will allow us to take full advantage of all those features and for that, we don’t need to pay anything. Yes, this tutorial will help you to achieve this marvelous and helpful thing without paying for anything.
There is only one method available to make this thing possible, and that is through using an Android emulator. Unfortunately, there is no better iOS emulator available till now, but when it comes to Android, we have the better working and looking BlueStacks, and others like YouWave, Andy, GenyMotion, etc. Of course, we are going to use BlueStacks in this case because taking chances with any other of its alternative isn’t that helpful and also time-consuming. I am pretty sure, as a user, you don’t like the sound of it, right?
To make this tutorial simple and helpful, I have divided everything in sub-parts. You can scroll to any other of your choice and start practicing or reading the facts or features. And, to make it informative and interesting, I have added all related information you want to and you should be aware of Facebook Messenger application. I hope this help you to navigate through the tutorial which is written to help you install Facebook Messenger on PC.
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You don’t need any Facebook Messenger for PC APK to be downloaded, in this case, as it will be a lengthy process and a silly one because APK files are meant to run on Android system. So, stay away from all those confusions. Also, you don’t require to look for downloading Facebook Messenger for PC from sites like Filehippo or CNET as I am going to take care of everything right here.
Facebook Messenger Review
Table of Contents
For many of us, this review section isn’t needed. Because, we all have used this app and we are aware of every bits and byte. Still, for newbies, I have to do this review, who still think that they need to read a review before trusting an application. It’s a good practice and you also should follow the same.
In this era, you don’t need to suspect Facebook as it has been used by billions of users around the globe and maximum of your friends. So, to get in touch with them, you also need to start using this application.
It will help you to send messages, pictures, videos, voice notes and also make the free voice calls to save extra bucks every month. Its UI is simple, elegant, warm, and addictive enough. I hope all these tags are good enough for you to start believing in it.
You can also run group chats inside and archive a particular conversation. Each and every conversation is always kept synced with the whole interface and social platform, which helps in staying with updated data every time, everywhere.
In short, its hard to find anything wrong in this app. So, start using and don’t forget to download and begin using the stickers and emoticons. They are very special and unique enough to represent a lot of words which you can skip writing because of them.
To use Facebook Messenger on laptop/computer, you need to check for few requirement things. Like every software and application, it also has its own requirements and you have to match it before starting. This will ensure that you don’t find any graphic or performance related issues and have a comfortable journey.
- The graphic related thing is accomplished by having HD standard of the graphic driver which is also updated to latest version. If possible, keep 1GB or higher storage of video card added to the system. Also, the display resolution should be compatible with HD standard.
- Next and last is the performance breakdown which requires the system to have at least 4GB RAM and 5-10GB free storage. For using any app, this is the basic requirement for a better PC in 2015.
Right at the moment when you confirm that you have a system meeting these requirements, you can proceed ahead to the quick tutorial.
Quickly Download Facebook Messenger for PC
This is the quick tutorial section and as you have confronted the requirements I have added above, you are ready to move with the exact process. Following part holds the simple steps which you need to go through to get things done.
Step 1 – Firstly, download the BlueStacks app player software which we talk about earlier. This is the software which comes without any price tag and is developed by a registered software developer company. You can get it for both Windows and Mac platform.
Step 2 – Once you download the software you need to begin with its installation process. I suppose you are aware of how to install a software on Windows or your Mac system. If not, you can find every help you require for this special software over this section which covers the installation of BlueStacks app player in details.
Related – If you face any issue while installing this software, then you should check my BlueStacks Troubleshooting section to know the solution to almost every possible problem/issue.
Step 3 – Start the software once it’s ready to serve you. Right at the first screen, you will see a search tool at which you have to click. This will open the search tool in full screen.
Step 4 – Enter ‘Facebook Messenger’ as search term there and at the very next second, follow the clickable link you found.
Step 5 – This will open the link in Google play store’s search results. Find and click on the right app again and finally click on install option ahead. Yes, like you do it on an Android system.
Step 6 – Step During the process above, you will be asked to setup the sync feature, right? You need to proceed with that and to make it possible, use a Google account only. This is required for sync service and also to allow you to access Android’s ecosystem.
The process is over from your side and the only thing you need to do now is to wait till FB messenger application gets installed. Yes, it will happen on its own now.
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Benefits of FB Messenger PC application
Till the installation gets over, let’s think over the benefits you will experience while using this messenger app from FB on computer. Shall we?
The first and main benefit is that you no longer need to run Facebook website in the browser. This will save the internet data volume a lot which will help in reducing the monthly internet bill.
The main distraction in FB is its NewsFeed and notifications related to the same. If we can get rid of these two features then we can easily use the messaging services while concentrating on our work. This productivity level is achieved by this method and I am sure you will love it. So, the next benefit is that it saves a lot of time on daily basis.
The last benefit is that you will be able to use certain features which are additionally available for smartphone and tablet formats only. Now with this method, those features will be live on computer/laptop and if the hardware supports those features, you will experience them in the best possible way.
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I hope these benefits are good enough for you to take the decision. If you were still looking for reasons to persuade yourself to install Facebook Messenger on PC, then I hope this part did its job.
As we have reached the end of this tutorial, I hope you were successfully installed the application and it is ready to be used. Wait for a while and see if everything is working at your side. If not, then please share the issue in discussion section so that I can come up with a better solution. I hope you will share this detailed and quick tutorial with all your Facebook friends. Promise?