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Share Messages/Pictures/Videos to Friends with Facebook Messenger on Android

-- Thursday, March 28, 2019
Android users, especially the young, prefer contacting people instantly with social app Messenger rather than calling them. They love the way to chat with text messages, cute stickers, and media files, because it is a quick way to share moments of life. Some are even addicted to doing so. Besides, chatting with an app is free. Different to a call and SMS/MMS, what you need to chat with an app is an available Internet access only. So have you got how to chat online? In this passage, you will see how to share messages/pictures/videos to friends with Facebook messenger on Android.

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Facebook Messenger is designed for users to send messages, photos, and videos to their friends via Wi-Fi and mobile data. Users can type message, send stickers, and audio messages to others. Pictures/videos stored in the phone and instantly taken can be sent with one click.

Step 1 Sign into Facebook Messenger
Connect Android phone to Wi-Fi hotspot or turn on mobile data. Then open Facebook Messenger on your Android phone. And sign into your Facebook account.

Step 2 Set up a Group Chat
If you are intended to send messages, photos, and videos in a group, you can follow steps below and set up a group chat. Otherwise, skip to step 3.

Tap people icon. Then you can choose to create new group for family, dinner plans, for photos, and team. After that, name the group, for example "Best Friends". And you can also take or choose a photo as profile image. Then check people you are going to add to the new group and select "CREATE GROUP" at the upper-right corner.

Set up Group on Facebook Messenger

Step 3 Share Messages/Pictures/Videos
Send Messages:
Tap the three-bar icon on the top. Then choose a contact you are going to share messages, photos, and videos. In the chat box, type a message and click the arrow icon. Your message will be delivered. Also, you are allowed to send vivid stickers to liven up conversation.

Send Messages with Facebook Messenger

Forward Messages:
If you want to forward a sent message to others, long tap on it. Then choose "Forward" in the pop-up note. In the next screen, choose contacts and hit the arrow icon. The message will be forwarded to selected contacts.

Forward Message via Facebook Messenger

Send Pictures/Videos:
To send photos/videos stored in your phone, click the image icon at the tool bar. Then select items from your Android phone and click the arrow icon. If you are going to instantly tap a photo/video and send, click the camera icon, then take a photo/video and hit the arrow icon.

Send Photos with Facebook Messenger

That's it! Besides sending messages, photos, and videos, you can enable a phone call and video call with people. Now enjoy the time with your friends with Facebook Messenger!

Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.