How to log in to Messenger

You recently bought a new mobile phone and you need to install all the apps you used before. The first ones you have installed are clearly instant messaging applications, since these allow you to keep in touch with friends and family.

But after installing most of the apps, you get stuck due to a little problem: you can't remember anymore how to log into messenger, the messaging application of Facebook. Don't worry, if you're reading this guide, you are in the right place - I can help you in no time.

So you want a hand to sign in to Messenger on your smartphone? Then take five minutes to calmly read this guide of mine. I'll explain how to access Messenger and tackle the topic, talking about all the major mobile platforms: Android, iOS and Windows Phone. To complete the information, I will also tell you about how you can access Messenger from PC and Mac, directly using the browser you use to navigate Internet, but also downloading the official client for Windows 10.

Before starting and taking action, you need to make a small premise. To log into Messenger, you will first need a Facebook account. If you haven't created one yet and need detailed instructions, you can read my guide on how to sign up for Facebook.

That said, we can continue; you are ready to discover all the steps to follow to sign in to Messenger ? Keep your mobile phone handy, to follow my step-by-step instructions. As always, I wish you a good read.

How to log into Messenger on Android

by sign in to Messenger on AndroidYou will first have to make sure that you have installed Messenger, since it is the official Facebook application for messaging. To do this, open the Google Play Store (the icon of the shopping bag with the symbol in the center) and use the search bar at the top to search for the app. Then write Mensajero to search for it.

Once the first search results appear, the application to download will be the first item in the list. The Messenger application has an icon in the form of blue sandwich with white lightning inside and it is developed by Facebook.

Click on it and press the button Install on pc present on the screen that opens, to start downloading and installing the application on your device. Wait a few seconds for the application to download and install correctly.

I can make things even easier for you: you can download the Facebook application, Messenger, simply by visiting the link below that refers to the application at Google Play Store. Once you've clicked on it, just hit the button Install on pc, present on the screen that opens to download the application.

  • Mensajero - install the application from the Play Store for Android

Once you have successfully installed the application on your mobile phone, you can proceed to login. Then follow my instructions to log into Messenger, using an Android mobile phone.

Launch the Messenger application, selecting its icon in the Android main menu, and follow the initial configuration procedure of the application that will appear on the screen. They are a few simple steps, from the moment you simply have to press the button Continue as [tuo nome].

In this way, the Messenger application will connect with your Facebook account, allowing you to send messages to your contacts on the social network.

If prompted, turn on notifications to be alerted every time your friends send you a message via Facebook Messenger. Once this is done, activate the synchronization of contacts, confirming your phone number: you will be able to find friends who have registered with Facebook and who use the messaging application. If you are asked to use Messenger as your default SMS manager app, my advice is not to do so; it is an additional function that you do not need.

At this point you have finished the initial configuration of the application and you can access Messenger whenever you want, by pressing its icon in the main menu of your smartphone applications.

To start using the messaging app, just click on the section Home (icon of Home located in the lower left). Once you have chosen and selected your friend's name, you can start chatting with him.

How to log into Messenger on iOS

Would you like to download the Messenger app to use it, but you have a iPhone and you don't know how to do it? No problem, I can explain how to do it in detail; You will see that it will be very easy. First of all, for sign in to Messenger on iOSMake sure you have the application installed.

If you have never installed the application and have to do it for the first time, I will explain how to do it in the following lines. First you need to open the App Store iOS ( blue icon with letter A in the middle ).

Search for the application by typing Mensajero in the search bar you find, by going to the tab Search (symbol of magnifying glass located at the bottom right).

On the search results screen, locate the Facebook Messenger icon (the blue balloon with the white ray inside ), Press the button Get / install, located next to the name of the application. If necessary, verify your identity by typing in your Apple ID password or using Touch ID, which will ask you to place your finger on the sensor. Wait a few moments: the Messenger application will automatically download and install on your device.

To make this process even easier, you can download the Facebook app Messenger by visiting the link below that refers to the application in the iOS App Store. Once you've clicked on it, just hit the button Install / Get, present on the screen that opens to download the application.

Mensajero - install the application from the App Store for iOS

Have you installed the application correctly on your mobile phone? Perfect! At this point, you can proceed to log in for the first time. Then follow my instructions for sign in to Messenger on iOS.

Launch the Messenger application, selecting its icon located on the main screen of your device and follow the initial configuration procedure of the application that will appear on the screen. It involves following a few simple steps, you just have to press the button Continue as [tuo nome].

In this way, the Messenger application will connect with your Facebook account, allowing you to send messages to your contacts on the social network.

If prompted, activate notifications silently by pressing Okay is Allow. Facebook Messenger will allow you to receive an alert every time your friends send you a message. Once this is done, activate the synchronization of contacts, confirming your phone number: you will be able to find friends who have registered with Facebook and who use the messaging application.

Well, now that you have finished the initial setup procedure, you can log into Messenger whenever you want, to chat with your registered Facebook friends. To do this, simply select their name on the main screen of the Messenger application, or search for them using the search bar at the top.

How to access Messenger on Windows Phone

You have a mobile phone with Windows Phone and would you like to know how to log into messenger ? No problem, I can help you.

First of all, follow the steps below to install Messenger for the first time. Open the Windows Phone Store (the icon of shopping bag with windows flag in the center) and find the Facebook application, Messenger, within the latter. To do this, simply tap magnifying glass bottom center and type Mensajero in the search bar that appears at the top.

Next, locate the Messenger icon in the search results (the blue speech bubble with white lightning inside ); at this point, press the button first Install on pc placed at the bottom left and then up Allow to start downloading and then installing the app. As usual, please wait a few seconds for the application to install correctly on your Windows Phone mobile phone.

Now from Start Menu Windows Phone, with a swipe from right to left, access the section with all the applications installed on the device. Find the app Mensajero and touch it to start it.

At this point, follow my instructions to set up the Messenger app and log in for the first time.

The first thing to do is log in with your Facebook account. It also accepts the synchronization of contacts and, if requested, confirms your mobile number to synchronize the address book so you can chat with your friends. As you have seen, the procedure to access Messenger is practically identical to what owners of an Android or iOS smartphone will have to do.

How to access Messenger on PC / Mac

Wish log into Messenger on your PC or Mac ? No problem, I'll tell you how to do it right away. To access Messenger on PC, you can choose whether to use the application through the browser (also accessible via Mac) or to download the official Messenger client, available only for Windows.

The browser application allows you to access Messenger easily and immediately, through the browser you use to browse the Internet. To do this, simply go to the official Messenger website and press the blue button Continue as [tuo nome]. In this way you will access the chat Messenger, directly from the browser.

Alternatively, Messenger chat is integrated directly into Facebook: just press its icon on the bar at the top right of Facebook. You will find Messenger on Facebook ( blue speech bubble icon with white lightning ) next to your name and the notification icon. If you click on it, the Messenger chat integrated into Facebook will open and you will be able to chat with your friends on the social network.

Alternatively, you can download the official Messenger client for Windows from the official Windows Store site. Once the app has been downloaded and installed, to access Messenger, just type yours phone number o e-mail and password linked to your Facebook account. Then press the button Follow to log into Messenger.