The Best Ways to Update Facebook Messenger

The Best Ways to Update Facebook Messenger

When you update the latest version of Facebook Messenger, you will get the newest features. After updating the Messenger application, you can fix many problems when something’s not working. The updated version of Messenger includes several bug fixes and performance improvements.

Steps of Updating Facebook Messenger for iOS Users: 

  • Go to the application store.

You will get this on your Home window.

  • Click the Updated button.

You will get this on the right side of the display.

 Go through the Available Updates column to search Messenger.

The Messenger application will allow you to use “Messenger” instead of “Facebook.”

  • If in the Available column Messenger application is not listed, it means there is no update available for this application.
  • Click the Update tab.

You have to confirm you are paired to a wireless network list, and the update file will be large.

  • Click What’s New to see the update information. You may not view much detail here, as Facebook will not send you a notification regarding updates.
  • Go through the Messenger application after updating it.

You will see an update tab which changes into progress meter. When the meter is filled, the updates get downloaded and installed.

  • You can get access on Messenger by clicking the icon on your Home display. You can also go down on your Home display and enter “Messenger” to find it.

 

  • Uninstall the application if you are not able to update.

If you are not able to update Messenger, you can uninstall and then reinstall the app. All the chats are stored on your Facebook account so that you will lose any conversations:

  • Go back to the Home display if you are in the app store.
  • Click and hold on any application icon until it gets started.
  • Press the “X” in the side of the Messenger application.
  • Press “Delete” to verify.
  • Reinstall the application from the App Store. 

Steps of Updating Facebook Messenger for Android Users: 

  • Go to the Play Store. You will get this in your application list.

The symbol of this icon is like a shopping bag with the Google play logo on it.

  • Click the three line tab on the left side of the screen. 
  • Press My apps and games.
  • Go through the Updates column to search Messenger.

It may possible that you may have many applications named as Messenger installed. Search for the application name as “Facebook.”

  • In case Messenger is not listed in the Updates column, it means there is no update available for your gadget.
  • Click Messenger.

It will go to the apps store page.

  • Press the Update tab.

The update will start downloading if you are not downloading other updates of applications. If this is the case, then the Messenger app update will be downloaded on the next time.

  • You may like to pair to a wireless network before updating the app, and it will take a few minutes if the file is large. 
  • Wait until the update gets installed.
  • Go to the Messenger app.

You can click on the Open tab from the Messenger store page in the Play store, or you can click the Messenger application in your Apps menu list. 

  • Uninstall the application if you are not able to update.

If you are not able to update Messenger, you can uninstall and then reinstall the app. All the chats are stored on your Facebook account so that you will lose any conversations:

  • Go to the Play Store and find Messenger.
  • Click Facebook Messenger in the search list Press Uninstall and after that hit OK to delete the application.
  • Click Install to download the app again in your gadget.

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