15 Amazing Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is a popular way of communicating which has been constantly upgrading itself, ever since its entrance into the app-market in the year 2011. If you take a pew to explore each of the features, you’d uncover pretty a lot. In short, Facebook Messenger has come out by separating out the messaging function of the Facebook into an entirely different app.

You might consider the Facebook Messenger just like an app that helps you chat with your friends and nothing more than that. If you think so then you’re absolutely thinking in a wrong way. There are amazingly cool things you didn’t know Facebook Messenger could probably do.

Messenger is a remarkable little program all on its own, and for it to actually lustre, it required to stand on its own two feet. There is just a lot you could do on the Facebook Messenger! Here are 15 hidden features in your Facebook Messenger that you never knew you could do with it. Take a look!

  1. Aid Your Friends Find You in a Crowd

Are you looking forward to meet up with a lot of people in a perplexing public space?

  1. Simply tap the “More” button – the one that looks like three dots” or the location icon at the bottom of the screen.

aid your friends and find them in crowd
  1. If you want to, say, meet up at a nearby restaurant, all you have to do is just search for the restaurant, then send your friends a map of where it is.

  2. You can also use it to let your friends know exactly where you are if you’re running late to meet them. Quite handy, isn’t it?

  3. Share your location

If you want to navigate a friend informing where you are, all you need to do is simply tap the “location” icon at the bottom of your screen once and it will prompt your current location to your friend.

share your location with your friends on facebook messenger
  1. Pay your Roommate

Need to make a payment to your friend? Not a problem. Facebook Messenger allows that with absolute ease. All you have to do is simply click the ‘three dots’ and choose the option “Payments.” You will need to connect a debit card to your account if you are using it to make a payment for the first time.

pay your room mate with facebook
  1. To make your payment within a conversation, tap the $ symbol located at the bottom of the screen.

  2. Enter in the amount of money you want to send over to your pal, and add your debit card info.

  3. When your friend adds her debit card info, he’ll receive cash out within three days of receipt.

This is a fast, secure, and a heck of a lot easier than trying to break a $20 to pay some back for a two-dollar slice.

  1. Add Nicknames

Want to set crazy nicknames for your friends? Well, Facebook Messenger makes it possible.

add nick names to your friends on facebook messenger
  1. First of all, launch the Messenger app on your phone.

  2. Now, select the chat thread that you want to customize.

  3. In the settings screen, you will see three options such as Nicknames, Color and Emoji.

  4. Hit the option Nicknames to set a wacky name to your pal.

  5. Change colour for every Conversation

Fed up of the Smurfy Blue? Well, click on a contact and hit “Change Color”. Observe the magic. The Messenger app for Facebook now lets you customize the colour of the chat bubble, change the name of your friend in a chat thread and set a frequently used Emoji so that you can send it to your friend in just a single tap.

  1. Initially, launch the Messenger app on your phone (either iOS or Android device).

  2. Select the chat thread that you want to customize and in the settings screen, you will see three options: Nicknames, Color and Emoji. Select the option Color that you want to customize.

change your conversation every second on facebook messenger
  1. Choosing a colour for the bubble within chat thread is quite simple. You choose the colour option, and then tap on your favourite colour in the table.

  2. You have only 15 colours to pick from. This setting will be synced to other people’s devices as well.

  3. Play Chess on Facebook Messenger

Did you know that Facebook has been hiding a chess game in the Facebook Messenger? Fancy a game of chess with your smart-ass companion?

play chess on facebook messenger