Facebook Messenger tips and tricks: from notifications

Facebook Messenger tips and tricks: from notifications

Play hidden basketball game on Facebook Messenger

The latest version of Facebook Messenger has a cool new feature that allows you to play a game of basketball during a chat. The game is free but it’s hidden. Read below for how to access it.

How to play Facebook Messenger hidden basketball game:

  • Update to the latest version of Messenger in the Play Store
  • Open a chat with one of your contacts
  • Send the basketball emoji to them. It’s circled in red in the left-side screenshot below
  • Once the emoji has been sent, simply tap on it to start the game

How to play Facebook Messenger hidden basketball game

Turn off notification alerts on the Android Facebook Messenger app

You know how it is: someone starts a group conversation asking if anybody wants to buy their leather sofa, and before you know it you’re getting non-stop buzzes about upholstery. If you’ve ever found yourself in a similar situation, here’s a couple of tips for how to stop receiving those notifications without actually leaving the conversation.

How to turn off Facebook Messenger notifications for a single conversation:

  • Launch the Facebook Messenger app
  • In your conversations tab (the far left tab), tap and hold on the conversation you wish to mute
  • Tap Mute notifications
  • Select the length of time you want the notifications to be muted for

How to switch off notification alerts on the Android Facebook Messenger app

How to switch off Facebook Messenger notifications for all conversations on Android:

Facebook Messenger is the somewhat useful, if at least partially controversial, messaging app from Facebook. It is a means of text messaging groups and individuals with whom you have a Facebook contact. A free messenger app that doesn’t rely on you knowing someone’s phone number, Facebook Messenger is at best a useful rival to WhatsApp.

  • Launch the Facebook Messenger app
  • Tap the settings menu (the cog wheel)
  • Tap Notifications & Sounds
  • Tap the toggle at the top of the page to turn notifications On or Off
  • Select the length of time you want the notifications to remain muted for

How to turn off Facebook Messenger notifications for all conversations on Android:

How to make a voice call in Facebook Messenger

How to make a voice call in Facebook Messenger

Did you know that Facebook Messenger allows you to make free calls? Well, you probably did. But are you taking advantage of it? Simply tap on the call button (highlighted below) in one of your conversation windows and you will begin calling the person in that conversation. To call someone who has the Messenger app installed on their phone, tap the video or phone icon in the top right of the message window next to their name.  Read  More…….

Android App Developers India

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