Facebook has made it easy to chat with friends on Messenger using a mobile app different from the Facebook app. However, this new Mobile Facebook Messenger app is primarily designed for Group chatting Facebook friends on Messenger room.
Facebook Messenger Group Chat Features
Here is the gist, the Group chats mobile app for Talking to your Facebook friends is not only designed to give you just a feature to share memories with friends on the Facebook Messenger room by only limiting its functions to sharing of videos, text chat, voice calling, video calling, memes, stickers and emojis, and even avatar. It also allows the users to play games; online and offline games of all types, use Facebook Pay to request for money and send money, and as well as track Users’ location using the geographic location tracker.
Message Group on Messenger
Let’s say, you have a group of Facebook friends you want to talk to simultaneously at the same time, you don’t need to call them one after the other supposing you want to video call other or have a video conference meeting with them, with the new Facebook Messenger Room that works like Zoom, you can easily use the Facebook Mobile App to Video call multiple friends in a group at the same time.
How to Group Chat on Facebook Messenger on Mobile
The Facebook Mobile group chat app is available for all mobile phones or smartphones as well as for desktop computers including Windows and macOS and as well all mobile devices that have web browsers installed. For Android Phones, users can visit Google play store to download the App and iOS; iPhone & iPad users can visit Apple App store to download the app and windows and macOS can use either Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Edge, and other web browsers to access the www.facebook.com to group chat Facebook friends.
How to Download Facebook Messenger On Mobile – Messenger Room
To download the Facebook Messenger on mobile phones, be it Android or iPhone or iPad, users should visit their app store and follow the below guide;
- Open your app store
- Use the search box
- Locate the Facebook Messenger group chat app Room
- Click on the download/install button
- Wait for the app to download
- Open and login with your Facebook login details
- Next, proceed to create a New Group
How to Create a new group on Messenger Room
For first time users, who would want to group chat, you need to create a Messenger group, but if you have created one already, you can proceed to set it up. Here is how to set up a Facebook Messenger New Group
- Open Messenger and tap the new chat icon.
- In a browser, click the Facebook Messenger icon at the top of any Facebook page.
- Tap Create a New Group.
- Select people from your friend list to add them to the group.
- Setting up a Facebook group chat.
- Tap Next.
- Give the group a name. (You can change it later.)
- Tap Create.
Setting up a Facebook group chat on Messenger
Whenever you create a new Facebook messenger group, the creator is auto made an admin by Facebook. But you can choose to make as many admins as up to five admins to the group which determines who is allowed to join the group, all you need to do is to;
- Tap Member Requests
- Toggle on Admin Approval.
Facebook group chat member settings- How to Remove members of a group
In the event that people joining the chat or group are causing nuisance or the target group members, or the group is overpopulated and you would want to trim it down to few members, you can remove members of the group using the below guidelines;
- Open the group in the Messenger app.
- Tap the group name at the top, then tap Members.
- Removing members from a Facebook group chat.
- Select the friend you want to remove.
- Tap Remove From Group.
How to add more people to the group – Messenger Friends
Amazingly, Messenger group chat is designed in such a way that you can add as many friends as you can using the invite friends button and chose who to add from your contact or sharing the group link to friends on Facebook feeds, WhatsApp, Instagram, and other social media platforms. To add people to a Messenger group here is how to;
- Open the group you want to edit.
- Tap ADD PEOPLE.
- Adding members to a Facebook group chat.
- Select one or more Facebook friends.
- Tap ADD at the top-right.
When you add new people to the group, you don’t need to worry about them getting the past updated group info, chat or messages as Messenger allows new group members to View past chat on the group down to when they aren’t added to the group to the very first chat on the group.
How to leave a Facebook Messenger group
Group chatting on FB messenger is not by force, so if you feel you are no longer happy with a group you were added or invited in, or you had an issue with any member of the group, or the group is of no value neither does it discuss the subject or topic of your interests you can just use the exit button and leave the group without any further delay. Here is how to;
- Open the group you want to leave.
- Tap the group name.
- Leaving a Facebook group chat.
- Scroll down and tap Leave Group.
- Tap Leave Group to confirm.
Note: as the group creator, you can leave the group, but before that, you will need to make another person the group admin, but in the event, you leave without making another person the group admin, the very first person invited or added to the group becomes the group admin.