Facebook Messenger gets a big Windows 10 Mobile update

Arif Bacchus

Facebook Messenger Windows 10 Mobile

The folks over at Facebook have just given the Facebook Messenger app a fresh coat of paint by way of a new update. Overall, the new update brings a major overhaul to the app, making it up to par with the beta version.

A look at Facebook Messenger on Windows 10 Mobile
A look at Facebook Messenger on Windows 10 Mobile

As Windows Central notes, several new features to the app include the ability to send GIFs in messages, a new user interface and theme color, and the ability to customize a username. If you’re not already using the app, you can see the full app description and a download link below.

  • Get notifications so you never miss a message
  • See when you have messages waiting for you with a live tile
  • Send photos, videos, GIFs and more
  • Bring your conversations to life with stickers
  • Know when people have seen your messages
  • Create groups for the people you message most—name them and set group photos
  • Forward messages or photos to people who weren’t in the conversation
  • Search for people and groups to quickly get back to them.

So, what do you think of this update? Do you actively use the Facebook Messanger app on Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile? Do you notice anything new after the update? Let us know your thoughts by dropping us a comment below.

Developer: Meta
Price: Free